Island of the Sequined Love Nun [Christopher Moore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the. Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise—a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking f. Island of the Sequined Love Nun. Christopher Moore, Author, Christopher Moore, Afterword by Avon Books $23 (p) ISBN

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Granted, my simple lady-mind is ill-equipped to recognize and appreciate humor. There is only o Funny fantasy about an isolated island and its mostly reformed cannibal tribe.

Moore fans will recognize the origin of Roberto the fruit bat.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It says it all. It was this past and my own literary snobbish that didn’t want to be a Christopher Moore fan.

About the only author to consistently have me laugh out loud during reading. If done right, could be made into an excellent movie. And of course It is frigging hilarious. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

I’m pretty sure it’s impossible not to koore Christopher Moore’s books. Tuck survives, though the appendage that he has spent most of his adult life thinking with, his penis, is severely damaged in the crash. There are lots of laughs in a Moore novel, and this is no exception. It is about a washed up pilot who is an alchoholic and is asked to fly a jet for a Mary Kay type person.

His more recent books are also very funny, but much more sophisticated and substantial.

I’m definitely looking forward to reading more of this author’s work. Unsure where to turn, Tuck calls Mary Jean Dobbins, who is thrilled that Tuck has turned his life around and arranges to get the natives off the island.


I purchased this book with my own money.

Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore

First printing of 35, Write a customer review. Sep 14, Amanda rated it liked it Recommends it for: Shark People, a Sky Priestess, a Sorcerer, Roberto the talking fruit bat, a man-girl navigator, an old grouchy cannibal and a complete loser who thinks with his penis make up the cast of Island of the Sequined Love Nun. Showing of reviews. Christopber to the strident will fo a call girl who wants desperately to join the Mile High Club, he proceeds to crash his shocking pink jet on the runway totaling the plane and seriously damaging the organ that got him into this mess in the first place.

Some of Moore’s books I get into and others just don’t do it for me.

Island of the Sequined Love Nun

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: It’s a level of absurdity that you would have a hard time finding in another author. Follow Us on Facebook. Please provide an email address. My wife was like, “WELL.

Quotes from Island of the Seq The Japanese business men that Sebastian and Beth Curtis had been dealing with turn on them and leave them stranded on Alualu, where they fall into the hands of Sarapul, the old cannibal. Before Tuck leaves he is threatened by Zoophilia’s brother. Print edition purchase must be sold christopehr Amazon.

View a FREE sample. Moore’s novels typically involve conflicted everyman characters suddenly struggling o supernatural or extraordinary circums Librarian Note: Best paragraph of the book, that made me – literally – lolz: Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise—a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking christophher bats.

It’s nearly as weird as a Christopher Moore novel, but not quite.

Having lost his license to fly, his options are limited and thus begins the meat of sequned story as Tuck is contacted by a less-than-reputable employer claiming to be doing “missionary service. There was a lot of swearing and sex that I just do not find entertaining. Exciting suspense and laugh out loud moments ensue in this crazy caper!


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Moore seems to write for the kinds of people who consider the phrase “fur handcuffs” to be a laff-riot punchline, deserving of its own paragraph. But when he demolishes his bosss pink plane during a drunken airborne liaison, Tuck must lvoe for his life from Mary Jeans goons. This was a lot of fun, but not as engaging as I’m used to from a Christopher Moore book. Tucker is christoher well-developed character and his moments of self-reflection have some real depth to them.

ISLAND OF THE SEQUINED LOVE NUN by Christopher Moore | Kirkus Reviews

During an error-prone odyssey across the Pacific, Case meets a variety of chatty, smart-alecky island denizens, including a transvestite navigator with a pet bat who takes him over shark-infested waters in an open scow right into a typhoon. One person found this helpful. Reliably good writing, makes me wish I read his books in order from oldest to newest.

Quite entertaining; pleasantly diverting; causing a smile or laugh! But when he demolishes his boss’s pink plane during a drunken airborne liaison, Tuck must run for his life from Mary Jean’s goons.

christoher Now there’s only one employment opportunity left for him: Here is a brazen, ingenious, irreverent, and wickedly funny novel from a modern master of the outrageous. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. A strange flight-suited fellow appears in the copilot’s seat, helps Tuck and his passenger survive the crash, and vanishes.

Our bumbling pove is Tucker Case, a hopeless geek trapped in a cool guy’s body, who makes a living as a pilot for the Mary Jean Cosmetics Corporation.

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