Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story [Christopher Moore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jody never asked to become a vampire. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story. Christopher Moore, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN Tweet. More By and About This Author. A young man falls in love with a beautiful vampire in Moore’s offbeat comic novel. (Oct.).
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In that case, I would still buy his book, but I would wait until it came out in paperback. Moore was even trying to hit the romantic mark but only created a parody. I’m Irish, you know. So despite the cheesy jokes and the broad stabs at irony the big burly detective is gay?! Overall, there was a lot of good moments but a few bad ones hurt its readability factor.
Oct 26, Patrick rated it really liked it Shelves: More books from this author: Something kept me from committing to reading Bloodsucking Fiends. Blloodsucking con una costante, sana irriverenza.
But god how I wish I could get an edition with a big chunk of the jokes redacted. There was nothing I didn’t like. Want to Read saving…. Making the transition from the nine-to-five grind to an eternity of nocturnal prowlings is going to tak There is an alternate cover edition here. It should be acknowledged that it was very bold to write a book in that had so many major plots that openly discussed AIDs.
Could we be more cryptic? The other part is the attempt at appearing to be an edgy outsider, sort of an Eddie Izzard type of effect. These little experiments include having Tommy sneaking around touching Jody with crucifixes, trying to drown her in a bathtub, having her try to climb walls like Dracula, and rubbing her with garlic while she sleeps.
Jody is a grab-bag of stereotypes and is flatter than a cardboard cut-out of Carrie Bradshaw. But when she wakes up under an alley Dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching neck, superhuman strength, and a distinctly Nosferatuan thirst, she realizes the decision has been made for her. Jody never asked to become a vampire.
Bloodsucking Fiends (A Love Story, #1) by Christopher Moore
Those crazy Irish sure do love their potatoes hardy-hardy-har. In what ways is it similar? Oh, your mother is a superficial, crazed harpy, how original. Chelsea I read the second one first without realizing it.
Moore’s novels typically involve conflicted everyman characters suddenly struggling through supernatural or extraordinary circumstances.
A wannabe writer from Incontinence 2 Words that describe the book: Vampire Vixen Jody She stoty gorgeous and she wants to have sex with him Plus, receive recommendations for your next Book Club read. You need ,ove login to do this. Though I would totally want to join a book club that chose to read Bloodsucking Fiends, I can’t imagine having a big old serious discussion on vampire lore and euthanasia as a result!
But, once I have told you that every event and character in this book is unlikely, you will reconsider.
Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story
There is an alternate cover edition here. Maybe I’ll be in a better mood the next time I try his work. Do vampires have an ethical standard? Jan fiedns, Marcie rated it it was ok. Tommy is the leader of a gang of oddball supermarket shelf-stackers. The first sequel, You Suck: His father must have never explained to him that if something is too good to be true it probably is. Do they even make those any more? Bloodsucking Fiends is the story of several unlikable characters, some of whom are vampires, some of whom are idiots, and one based on an actual historical personage, although that connection is never mentioned so you might spend the entire book wondering if he’s supposed to be immortal too, and you’ll definitely spend the end of the book wondering why, since he was the only character who was even a little bit likeable, his final scene fiendss to be so particularly shitty.
A would-be Kerouac from Incontinence, Indiana, Tommy to his friends is biding his time night-clerking and frozen-turkey bowling in a San Francisco Safeway. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thomas Flood lands in the city by the Bay, fresh lvoe the farming fields of Indiana, determined to write a great American novel. Once Tommy finds out Jody’s little secret, he cannot resist getting every book on vampires out of the library and checking to see what is true and untrue about vampires.
Tommy has left his home in the Midwest to experience life as a starving writer because according to his family, a writer must starve to be good. The one negative comment that I would make, is that I don’t see this as a love story.
She woke up a vampire. A Love Storyis about Jody and Tommy for some reason staying in San Francisco, despite the fact that it defies all common sense.
One has to wonder if Moore had any idea what women are like. If you have the option to read in order, though, I would …more I read the second one first without realizing it. Bloodsucking Fiends Author s: So I had an excuse to read a book by the hilarious Christopher Moore. She figured out a lot on her own.
bloodscuking He works the night shift at a supermarket along with a crew of other young men aptly named “The Animals”. The two of them form what one would normally consider to be an unlikely alliance.