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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Among the various writers who I read, Christopher Moore is a relatively recent addition to the list. The theme of the novel is the Divine Plan.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo christoher inMondadori. Jul 11, Wiebke 1book1review rated it really liked it Shelves: Finally, Catch is sent back to hell, but Travis’s unnatural youth leaves him. Travis wants out, namely by finding an incantation that will return the demon to Hell.

He recruits Rachel, the local pagan coven leader, to become his new master and kidnaps Effrom, Amanda, and Jenny to get what he needs.

Kick back and curl up with this well written and light hearted book that will definitely give your funny christophee a work out!

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Martin’s Press Publication date. This is a quirky book about a young priest-in-training who unwittingly commands a demon into existence that gives him immortality but follows him around eating folks for, well, forever unless he can find cnristopher way to send the demon back to hell. Jenny, who works at Howard Phillips’ cafe, has recently separated from her husband Robert, an alcoholic photographer whose photography business has gone nowhere. Moore mixes in a lot of humor in his story, but he retains enough seriousness to create a decent amount of suspense even if the light touch does seem mooore promise things will turn out all right.


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If you try this book and don’t like it, i suggest you give the author another chance. In Christopher Moore’s ingenious debut novel, we meet one of the most memorably mismatched pairs in the annals of literature.

After reading this, I found that it is Moore’s first book.

To some extent, Catch serves Travis, but that doesn’t stop the demon from the occasional consumption of a human being; Travis is at least able to keep Catch’s diet limited to criminals, but can do little more to control the demon’s appetites. A Comedy of Horrors from BookRags.

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Moore’s novels typically involve conflicted everyman characters suddenly struggling through supernatural or extraordinary circumstances. The fictional town of Pine Cove is described as being within easy driving distance of San Luis Obispo, Californiaand seems to be modeled after the town of Cambria, California. The green one is Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets.


For a moment I thought it might even inch christoopher to four stars. August 4, Imprint: Several characters from this novel continue their lives in later novels by Moore.

Is this feature helpful? I think I have an issue getting through the first chapter in any Moore book, save Lamb.

William Morrow Paperbacks May 25, Language: Granted, this is Moore’s first book, but really, I think it’s a good example of how I feel about his work in general sometimes. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Yet Christopher Moore’s strange brain is like no other and even here he reveals an unique sense of wit. Now, with noore said it’s also good to note that Moore often writes from the perspective of a pervy, lewd man sinking into her geriatrics unwillingly, so this isn’t for someone who is easily offended by the thoughts I know all honest people probably have.

Aug 26, Erin rated it it was ok. And they all seem to be mixed and matched and introduced simply to give them a role in how the ending will play out.