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What do you get when you mix a disgraced pilot, the CEO of Mary Jean Cosmetics, a lazy Australian journalist, a sky priestess, a shady doctor, a cannibal, a talking fruit bat, and a Micronesian cargo cult? Feb 20, Rev. While recovering Tuck learns from his friend Jake that not only is he going to be fired, but likely prosecuted, and has lost his pilot’s license. Thank you for your nu. I’ll gloss ssequined the plot: I don’t even want to give anything away by describing the plot so I’m just going mlore provide random snipets: This book reminded me of Meet the Parentsa movie that I stopped watching after the main character’s name was revealed to be Gaylord Focker his first name has “gay” in it and his last name sounds like “fucker”!
Sorry — I’ve read enough shocking filth that sex on a plane doesn’t strike me as all that titillating.
Island of the Sequined Love Nun | Christopher Moore
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In the last few months I become a big fan of Christopher Moore’s work. Sebastian Curtis, a missionary physician who wants Case to pilot his island-hopping jet, currently based on the fictional Micronesian island of Alualu.
Paperbackpages. It introduces Roberto the fruit bat, who shows up in The Stupidest Angelwhich I recommend any fan of twisted Christmas tales read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Before the plane slams to the ground a voice asks Tuck if this is how he wants to die. Not christophed of his best novels, all the same, Christopher Moore novels join the ranks of pizza and sex where a good unit is great and a bad unit is still pretty good. Meanwhile the ghost of Vincent appears at odd times to Tucker or Malink and gives them cryptic messages. Arriving in Hawaii after several days at sea, Tuck tries to convince the police and FBI to help, to no avail.
Case washes up half dead on Alualu to find that its primitive, former cannibal inhabitants, who call themselves the Shark People, have been enslaved by a silly cargo cult involving Dr.
During an error-prone odyssey across the Pacific, Case meets a variety of chatty, smart-alecky island denizens, including a transvestite navigator with a pet bat who takes him over shark-infested waters in an open scow right into a typhoon. It will add to the atmosphere. Once there, Tuck is cared for medically by Dr. Books by Christopher Moore. Now there’s only one employment opportunity left for him: Meanwhile, the islanders await the coming of the Sky Priestess, who brings them word from their “god” Vincent and takes with her those “chosen.
Vincent was speaking to him again. For me, however, this didn’t hurt the enjoyment of this silly comic fantasy. Tucker Case is a pilot with a past, and a future. With a cast of characters as wacky as the plot, tropical scenery and plenty of suspense and thriller elements to turn or attempt to Tuck into a hero of one of his spy paperbacks, there is enough action, magic and spectacular escapades for anyone to enjoy.
However, the absurdity of it all is still classic Moore. Curtis and his trashy sexpot wife the sequined love nun of the titlewho are selling the organs of Shark People sacrificed to nu Sky Priestess to a Japanese firm.