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View all 28 comments. Just what I needed after the heavy and serious book I read right before this. I know Moore is capable vloodsucking, well, more. The pacing is clunky as we go around the room and each Animal character mouths his jokey one-liner contribution to the scene.

Jan 01, Mercutio rated it did not like it. I should admit upfront that I’m suffering from a severe case of vampire fatigue; that, coupled chrietopher disdain for Christopher Moore based on the only other book of his that I read, mlore that there really was no chance in the world that I was going to enjoy this book, and in fact should never have read it. Romanticism has been either thrown in the corner of the closet or all together defenestrated, this is nuts and bolts of how this immortal stuff works and mythbusting what doesn’t.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. At first I thought the Emperor might be how the Vampire refers to himself. Apr 08, Amy rated it it was ok Shelves: Specifically, the problems with Fiends are: Every summer my amazing library has a summer reading contest. The book is garnished with a host of strange characters, pornographic Disney tattoos, attempted necrophilia, and Hiaasenesque humor.

I just could not take him seriously. I mean, it wasn’t terrible, and I liked it, but if I had started with this book, I’d be in no hurry to return to his work.

Jody finds a motel room and decides that she needs someone who can help her in the daytime. As I started reading, I realized that this was not your average vampire story. I will not continue this series.

Christopher Moore is an American writer of absurdist fiction. The Animals, for example, are Wallmart employees who act exactly like they do in real life when unsupervised–and I get enough of them when I shop.

He leaves a trail of bodies wherever Jody is and shadows Jody and Tommy during the night, playing a survival game with his new offspring.


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Is that what you want? A young woman Jody gets turned into a vampire, and she’s left alone with tons of cash.

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story

One of the challenges is to read a book by an author who shares your initials. The main thing I can say is it never seemed particular mean or spiteful when he was clearly aiming for edgy.


Jun 01, Athena rated it really liked it Recommends it for: There are no professional tournaments sponsored by the Poultry Farmers of America, and the footwear companies do not manufacture turkey bowling shoes.

Bloodsucking Fiends by Christopher Moore – 3 stars 8 16 Jul 10, It’s not going to hold up for, sa This reminded me of the campy vampire movies I loved as a kid: It’sand if you can’t be genuine, you’ve got to wrap yourself in at least 5 layers of irony if you want to avoid an eye-roll from the audience. Oct 26, Patrick rated it really liked it Shelves: The saving grace was The Bkoodsucking and his dogs.

This section contains words approx. He rents a cot from a Chinese entrepreneur named Wong and finds himself living with five other Chinese gentlemen all named Wong as well. She shows up at the last minute, stopping the killing. What are your feelings about “mercy bloodsucklng Jody never asked to become a vampire.

This might be comedy, but it is lazy comedy, thoughtless comedy—in other words, bad comedy.