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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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.

Dec 30, Wendy Bunnell rated it it was ok. When he meets Jody and she seems to find him totally irresistible he can not believe his luck. Science, research and public understanding have made these issues not age so well either, but instead of allowing them to detract from the book, let’s just be glad that HIV is no longer thought of as an immediate death sentence, that sick people are not just wandering around the city bloofsucking for a gentle way to day; but still recognize that we’ve still got a long way to go.

It feels forced, juvenile, desperate. However, it was this month’s book club selection, so read it I did and now we all must suffer the consequences.

He quickly becomes proficient at the sport being perfected by graveyard shifts at supermarkets all over America At the same time she feels incredibly alone in her new condition.


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Christopher Moore has an amazing imagination. This might be comedy, but it is lazy comedy, thoughtless comedy—in other words, bad comedy. Making the transition from the nine-to-five grind to an eternity of nocturnal prowlings is going to take some doing, however, and that’s where C. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

First of all, the characters are very colorful, the writing is humorous, and the vampire lore just a little different from all the other stuff out there. What are your feelings about “mercy killings”?

Bloodsucking Fiends

Thomas Flood fits in. Price may vary by retailer. I am seriously considering borrowing the books but it’s not really a fit for my reading preferences. That much is apparent. The saving grace was The Emperor and his dogs. Then I wouldn’t buy his book. It should be acknowledged that it was very bold to write a book in that had so many major plots that openly discussed AIDs.

Izzard employs jokes involving things you should have learned in 6th grade history class, but people pat themselves on the back for understanding his references bkoodsucking they laugh.

A would-be Kerouac from Incontinence, Indiana, Tommy to his friends is biding his fienvs night-clerking and frozen-turkey bowling in a San Francisco Safeway. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


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Specifically, the problems with Fiends are: Also it cuts between different characters way too often. A wannabe writer from Incontinence, Indiana, Tommy is new in town and having a hard time getting adjusted to life in the Big City A Love Storythe third book, is about a wave of vampirism striking San Francisco.

I snickered, chortled, and yes, guffawed through the entire quick read. Bloodsucking Fiends is the first volume of a trilogy, followed by You Suck: A sex-Renfield, if you will. Apr 22, Lance Greenfield rated it it was amazing.

It really bloodsuvking none of the ambiguity of the “what’s the difference between three and four stars? Christopher Moore is an American writer of absurdist fiction.

I actually liked You Suck a bit better, but you can’t go wrong with Moore. Those crazy Irish sure do love their potatoes hardy-hardy-har. I can bloodscking no further without mentioning my favourite character in the whole book: The danger in this novel is that her maker is killing people, and making it look like Jody and Tommy are to blame.

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