Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story [Christopher Moore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jody never asked to become a vampire. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story. Christopher Moore, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN Tweet. More By and About This Author. A young man falls in love with a beautiful vampire in Moore’s offbeat comic novel. (Oct.).

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Phipps rated it liked it Shelves: At the same time she feels incredibly alone in her new condition. Christopher Moore is an American writer of absurdist fiction. The writing style is utterly basically, almost leaden, but he maintains an excitement about the premise that damned infectious.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Inheriting a humanism from his love of John Steinbeck and a sense of the absurd from Kurt Vonnegut, Moore is a best-selling author with major cult status.

I discovered Christopher Moore him about two years ago, and since then I’m pretty sure I’ve either read or listened to everything he’s written. And on one level, this does actually happen. View all 3 comments. Aug 01, Lyn rated it really liked it.

Who in the hell is Moore talking about?? Now that I have finished, I want to go back and read it all over again. I much preferred the author’s book A Dirty Job. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And the narrator was awful. Could this be the first post-modern vampire book? Bloodsucking Fiends is the story of several unlikable characters, some of whom are I should admit upfront that I’m suffering from a severe case of vampire fatigue; that, coupled with disdain for Christopher Moore based on the only other book of his that I read, means 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.


I may very well have.

Overall, fjends was a lot of good moments but a few bad ones hurt its readability factor. It was pretty overwhelming. Needing a place to live and someone to do her work by daylight, she finds C. This is the first book of his vampire trilogy though I accidentally read You Suck first because I didn’t realize it was a series. Except for the whole vampire thing, obviously.

Sadly, my to-read shelf is groaning and beckoning me to pick up the next, fresh volume to relieve some of the weight that she carries. But god how I wish I could get an edition with a big chunk of the jokes redacted.

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story

Also it cuts between different characters way too often. Books by Christopher Moore. My sister and my husband have been swearing up and down that I would love Christopher Moore.

And it only works if your characters are multi-dimensional. Let’s say he was such a ass than when I asked him to sign a book, instead he just hauled off and kicked me in my privatest of personal places. Vampire Lovers and Humor Enthusiasts! The perfect light read for summer, or any time you need a good laugh.

Bloodsucking Fiends

In the case of Christopher Moore, though, it’s not always necessary. So, my patience wears thin, even for a fellow Wisconsin native like Rothfuss.


Bloodsucking Fiends Author s: Hell, I might read another of his, that’s how good his pacing is. There is nothing wrong, a prioriwith portraying a woman who serially enters dysfunctional relationships. I started You Suck the other day, but only got a few pages in before I realized that I just didn’t give a damn right then.

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Oh, but the whole part where Thomas literally fridges Jody? Life, unfortunately, for Thomas can not all be about sex. May 08, sj rated it liked it Shelves: Yet, I always came up with lame excuses. I would like to propose this as a new rating system for books. It’s an easy read. Everyone once in a while, though I hit on a Fluke …. First, I really like Christopher Moore and think that he is hilarious, which is something sadly lacking in most of the stuff I read.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jan 07, Marcie rated it it was ok. She has him perform tasks during the day as her vampirism forces her unconscious except after sundown. Most of the book revolves around Jody’s relationship with Tommy. If you have the option to read in order, though, I would recommend it. He has been assured on two different occasions that he did have sex, but both times he was too drunk to remember. Do they even make those any more?