First time Jesus Christ ever died that I felt like I'd lost a friend. Taking place partially in Morocco, the book is an allegorical story of a young Spanish shepherd who travels in search of treasure. It reminded me of the off kilter slightly irreverent humou. Refresh and try again. Would she get what Moore was trying to do? So this review is not going to be great, because it’s crunch time and I was trying to get my last review of the year in before we got shut out of. Would she be offended? All rights reserved. It's Time to Choose the Best Books of 2020. Told by Christ’s pal Biff (inventor of sarcasm and a bit of a sex fiend), Lamb balances a very fine line. Another novel, My Heart A Jewish Girl, also ranked highly.
When it wasn’t being used as an excuse to murder people who believed different things, then it was being used to deny basic scientific concepts or prevent consenting adults from marriage based on gender. I read the first 50 or so pages of this book, and wasn't impressed. by. My first Christopher Moore book was Stupidest Angel and I laughed my butt off! This photographer took an illegal tour of Chernobyl. If you like Fluke, check out these similar top-rated books: Just why do humpback whales sing? Saffron Dreams & Taste of Saffron Winners! Princess Academy by Shannon Hale - Review, Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen - Review, Crazy For the Storm by Norman Ollestad - Review, Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela - Review, The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley - Review, A Series of Unfortunate Events -The Bad Beginning - Review, My Favorite Reads - The Gate to Women's Country, The Unlikely Disciple by Kevin Roose - Review, People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks - Review, The Four Corners of the Sky by Michael Malone - Review, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Review, Irretrievably Broken by Irma Fritz - Review, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins - Review, Brain Surgeon by Keith Black - Review & Giveaway, Speaker For the Dead by Orson Scott Card - Review, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card - Review, The Survivor's Club by Ben Sherwood - Review, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - Review, An Offer You Can't Refuse by Jill Mansell - Review, The Strength of a Sparrow by Tim Anders - Review, Recovering Charles by Jason F. Wright - Review, The Girl She Used to Be by David Cristofano - Review, Girls In Trucks by Katie Crouch - Giveaway, A Quiet Flame by Philip Kerr - Guest Review, The Only True Genius in the Family - Review, The Rose of Sebastopol by Katharine McMahon - Review, The Book of Night Women by Marlon James - Review, The Lost City of Z by David Grann - Review, Silent on the Moor by Deanna Raybourn - Review, Silent in the Sanctuary by Deanna Raybourn - Review, The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein - Review, Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn - Review, Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper - Review, Delicate Edible Birds by Lauren Groff - Review, The Italian Lover by Robert Hellenga - Giveaway, The Domino Men by Jonathan Barnes - Review, Change Your Life Challenge Giveaway Winner, The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helene Hanff - Review, Weight Watchers Winner's Circle Cookbook - Giveaway, The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick - Review, Random Acts of Heroic Love by Danny Scheinmann - Review, My Splendid Concubine - Lloyd Lofthouse Guest Post, The Change Your Life Challenge Seminar and Giveaway, Blonde Roots by Bernardine Evaristo - Review, Love and Other Natural Disasters Blog Tour & Giveaway, I Choose to Be Happy by Missy Jenkins - Review, 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff - Review, The Five Lost Days by William Petrick - Blog Tour, The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker - Review, 2009 Support Your Local Library Challenge, The American Journey of Barack Obama - Review, Yoga: Awakening the Inner Body by Donald Moyer - Review, Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by by Alison Goodman - Review, Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Is the book, as a whole, intelligently satirical or merely juvenile? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Good book - not great - especially when comparing it to other Moore books I have read. © 2011, At Home With Books. mobile app. by William Morrow / HarperCollins / Harper Perennial, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal.
And then there is the scene where Biff invents espresso and Jesus/Joshua jitters around the Antioch marketplace on a caffeine high healing everyone. Please welcome today’s guest blogger: Jenners from Life…With Books, who will be discussing the best and worst of Christopher Moore. * Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. Christopher Moore, né le 1 er janvier 1957 à Toledo dans l ’Ohio, est un écrivain américain de roman policier et fantastique.
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I'll snag it next time." To add more books, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal, The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror (Pine Cove, #3), Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings, The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove (Pine Cove, #2), What to Eat with What You Read: A Guide for Book Clubs and Other Literary Gatherings, Chewing the Page: The Mourning Goats Interviews, heat (Nightingale & Sparrow, issue no. I went from a vague agnostic live-and-let-live attitude to a full blown distrust and dislike of mass worshipping of mysterious deities.