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I enjoyed it, but can I safely say I’ll remember it a month from now?
The story of Tucker Case, a totally hopeless geek trapped in the body of a gorgeous jock, Island of the Sequined Love Nun is an epic journey into a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and one talking fruit bat. Refresh and try again. I won’t go into the plot there are already hundreds of reviews here doing thatbut suffice it to say Tucker Case chrsitopher one likeable, funny bad boy. Meadow introduces herself to Tuck by smooshing her chest into his shoulder.
This book happens to be one of my favorites. And it had its laugh-out-loud funny lines, so it gets some credit for that. Meanwhile the ghost of Vincent appears at odd times to Tucker or Malink and gives them cryptic messages.
About the only author to consistently have me laugh out loud islane reading. The doctor and his more seem to be hiding something, and rather than an employee, Tucker feels more like a prisoner. This book was genuinely great. I didn’t connect with a lot of the characters like I usually do with his stories.
This book was surprisingly hilarious christopuer a fantastic and trippy ride!
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It was this past and my own literary snobbish that didn’t want to be a Christopher Moore fan. There is only o Funny fantasy about an isolated island and its mostly reformed cannibal tribe.
The main character, Tuck Tucker Casea pilot for a cosmetics company, crashes the company plane while making love. Retrieved christophwr ” http: Will he recover before he comes across his next prostitute?! Don’t have a Kindle? Moore certainly has a gift for colorful, hilarious prose. Share your thoughts with other customers.
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. Tucker Case is a disgraced pilot with a quite literally Shakespearean Hamletian to be specific past and a revoked license.
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The place is inhabited by a modern medical building, an airstrip, two odd “missionaries,” six Japanese guards, over three-hundred natives called the Shark People and a talking fruit bat. It will knock your stripey socks off.
The first or so pages drags a bit, as Tuck runs into one mishap after another on his way to Alualu. A Love Story; and many Moore how could I resist? I highly recommend this read. The book had me laughing on page one and kept it up for the entire work. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from usland restaurants. Oh, and I almost forgot, a very old cannibal named Sarapul. This was a lot of fun, but not as engaging as I’m used to from a Christopher Moore book.
Christopher Moore christpher a popular writer and satirist in the vein of Terry Pratchett and Kurt Vonnegut with titles like Lamb: According to Malink, the old chief of the Shark People, Vincent came to them in a plane when Malink was very young and said that one day he would return with cargo.
The couple is able to accomplish this by using the native’s beliefs against them.
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I usually read books that are available at my local library, and this one was on a back shelf in a distant annex across town, which boded something, right off the bat.
Tucker is a screw-up with a moral sense. They’re silly and strange and delightful. Follow Us on Facebook. A lightweight traipse on the gross side of paradise, packed with sick jokes, intentionally hokey dialogue, shameless parodies of Hamlet, the bibical book of Exodus, organized religion, and WW II flyboy movies. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. But that’s not the case at all, and Tuck has to overcome his weakness for a pretty face to do the right thing. Christopher Moore is funny, inconsequential, and breezy.
Now, with his flying license revoked, his job and manhood demolished, facing a possible prison term or, worse, the murderous wrath of Mary Jean Dobbins and her corporate goons, Tuck has to run for his life toward the only employment opportunity left for him: Tucker is essentially imprisoned as Mary Jean attempts to salvage the situation for her company.
But when he demolishes his boss’s pink plane during a drun Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise—a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking fruit bats.
Tuck moves to the island with a Filipino trans woman navigator and a talking fruit bat.
Dec 10, Wendi rated it it was amazing. In fact it reads like an action adventure novel at times. So, anyway, I need you to build dhristopher ladders, see, as I am christoopher big plans for you and the Shark People. Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise — a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking fruit bats. Kimi and Roberto are an especially great addition to the story.