Practical Demonkeeping (Pine Cove Series) [Christopher Moore] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Christopher Moore’s ingenious debut. First-novelist Moore throws in more plot twists than the Pacific Coast highway has curves. He obviously knows and is amused by the flawed but. Reading Guide for Practical Demonkeeping. Practical Demonkeeping. Introduction. Discover Chris Moore’s ingenious debut novel, in which we meet one of the.

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A Comedy of Horrors from Amazon. It’s mildly entertaining but has some dull moments and too many long moments of explanation and I find myself drifting away all too often.

Agustus Brine, owner of the local bait-and-tackle shop is the “chosen” one who can destroy Catch. Preview — Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore. I should stop paying attention to how a book is labelled on Goodreads or elsewhere. He recruits Rachel, the local pagan coven leader, to become his new master and kidnaps Effrom, Amanda, and Jenny to get what he needs.

Practical Demonkeeping (Pine Cove, book 1) by Christopher Moore

Here we meet Travis, a year old ex-seminarian and scholar, though he appears to be 20 years old, and Catch, his demon companion with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets. How to write a great review. It gives an excellent introduction to his wacky sense of humor. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Others who swell the cast past overflowing include waitress Jenny and her estranged, alcoholic husband Robert; tough old Mavis, who owns the Head of the Slug bar it had been Head of the Wolf until animal-rights activists leaned on her ; retired woodcarving codger Effrom and his wife Amanda; hotel night auditor Billy Winston, who flirts with other males by computer modem while wearing red silk panties; once-battered Rachael, who runs a coven to empower women through worship of the Goddess; and Detective Sergeant Alfonse Rivera, who fears he will end up bagging microwave burritos at a 7-Eleven unless he nails down a case.


Set up a giveaway. Catch is a demon bound to earth by King Solomon and by invocation to Travis. Island of the Sequined Love Nun. And none of them is quite prepared when all hell breaks loose.

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Practical Demonkeeping definitely reads demonkeepping a first novel. The story itself is simple enough, one man Travis is cursed with being the “Master” This novel was a surprisingly quick read, it is short and although not action packed, it manages chirstopher keep your attention from beginning to end. Practical Demonkeeping Pine Cove Series. This was exactly what I came to expect from a book by Christopher Moore: His first novelit deals with a demon from Hell and his master.

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How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. There’s practicwl profound about itm but I’d recommend it to anyone who wants a genuine laugh. Later, Moore’s plots became more outrageous and convoluted FLUKEbut there were fewer characters to guide us through the machinations.

The good-looking one is one-hundred-year-old ex-seminarian and “roads” scholar Travis O’Hearn. Beyond that, Moore’s decent knowledge of both mythology and pop culture add a level of depth to this story that might not be expected Cap mooore all off with an unexpectedly heartwarming ending how the man can unleash death and demonic forces on an unsuspecting town and then credibly wrap it all up like nothing happened tickles me every time and it’s a quick-reading treat of an introduction to the maniacal weirdness of Christopher Moore.


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This is the first Moore book that I have read, and I have to say, I am a fan. And they all seem to be mixed and matched and introduced simply to give them a role in how the ending will mooee out. The demon and his keeper have been more or less tracked to the town of Pine Cove, CA Moore’s favorite coastal town, full of wacky characters and the main location for other works by a genie. Recommend to pracrical looking for a good laugh!

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Inheriting a humanism from his love of John Steinbeck and a sense of the absurd from Kurt Vonnegut, Moore is a best-selling author with major cult status. Is this feature helpful? View a FREE sample.