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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If you read this, be sure prcatical read Lamb, which is one of the best books I’ve ever read. 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.

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Write a customer review. We find out almost nothing about him until near the end, and that comes spilling out in a somewhat tedious confessional read: Kick back and curl up with this well written and light hearted book that will definitely give your funny bone a work out!

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Jan 30, Sara O rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This is a quirky book about a young priest-in-training who unwittingly commands a demon into existence that gives him immort I’m rereading this on audio because I desperately needed a laugh but even this book isn’t doing it. Oct 10, TC rated it liked it Shelves: It got better later on, but it was an off-putting start.

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Order our Practical Demonkeeping: Lovecraft go to a Frank Capra movie It’s a wonderful life. He becomes a ninety-year-old man. With relatively little ability to directly combat Catch, Gian has recruited Brine. Do you believe that religious leaders can abuse their power?

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Jul 13, David – proud Gleeman in Branwen’s adventuring party rated it it was amazing Shelves: Robert has been staying with The Breeze, a forty-year-old eternal surfer who has been setting up the drug deal of his life. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

The plot also required one chapter of long exposition to fill in backstory. 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.

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The story itself is simple enough, one man Travis is cursed with being the “Master” of a Demon by the name of Catch, who is not entirely under his control and tends to eat people when he so chooses. This novel was a surprisingly quick read, it is short and although not action packed, it manages to keep your attention from beginning to end. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.


In Christopher Moore’s ingenious debut novel, we meet one of the most memorably mismatched pairs in the annals of literature. View all 3 comments. The story takes off from there, jumping back and forth from different perspectives as the town tries to deal with this demon menace.

Coyote Blue is much better than Practical Demonkeeping.

Notes from the Internet Apocalypse. However, there is enough there that I definitely wanted to keep reading.

It gives an excellent introduction to his wacky sense of humor.

The green one is Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of demonkeepimg people he meets. In typical Moore style this book takes you on a journey that is filled with unbelievable alternative realities and laughs. I haven’t laughed so hard at a book in a long time. This copy is signed by Christopher Moore. No one is perfect, and no one is truly evil.

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And none of them is quite prepared when all hell breaks loose. The writing style is very casual and humorous, slightly vulgar but not so much as to gain an “R” rating or to turn off the casual reader. Return to Book Page.