Island of the Sequined Love Nun [Christopher Moore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the. Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise—a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking f. Island of the Sequined Love Nun. Christopher Moore, Author, Christopher Moore, Afterword by Avon Books $23 (p) ISBN

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I don’t even want to give anything away by describing the plot so I’m just going to provide random snipets: Moore reminds me of a literary version of the famed Coen Brothers who have created such odd, funny movies as “Fargo” and “The Big Lebowski.

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Island of the Sequined Love Nun is absolutely hilarious. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. After burning out as christophrr personal air chauffeur of a Mary Kay stand-in, he is engaged as a jet pilot for a missionary couple on a Pacific island with a suspiciously large amount of money. The story of Tucker Case, a totally hopeless geek trapped in the body of a gorgeous jock, Island of the Sequined Love Nun is an epic journey into a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and one talking fruit bat.

That’s why I couldn’t say I absolutely loved this book, it was just decent.

Best paragraph of the book, that made me – literally – lolz: The hapless Case gets a job offer from Dr. I was not paid any money to write my review. Somewhere along the way we christophee reformed cannibals, a transvestite Filipino navigator, some wacky Pacific Ocean cargo cults, and the ghost of a WWII fighter pilot. Light and fun fare for everybody. Mysteries are solved, laughs are had, and num is sought. Once again, it’s nothing but the same two tired options: Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The text is also very fast paced. The chief, Malink’s announcement that he has dreamed that Vincent says a pilot will arrive, sends the natives scurrying to take Tuck to the compound of Sebastian and Beth Curtis.

Meadow introduces herself to Tuck by smooshing her chest into his shoulder. Pretty much, it’s ssquined sky’s the limit in Mr. It’s packed with memorable characters and crazy plot twists all set in the wonderful South Pacific. About the only author to consistently have me laugh out loud during reading.

The only reason I docked a star was because there were several times I nodded off during technical descriptions of airplanes and other mechanics. Sometimes it’s nice to put down a serious hard fantasy book like Mistborn and read some light brain candy.

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When he watches the Harry Potter movies he wants to be Granger, not Potter,” and things of the sort. The doctor and his wife seem to be hiding something, and rather than an employee, Tucker feels more like a prisoner. His awesome imagination creates these terrifically preposterous scenarios and his killer combo of wit and humor turn every story into such a fun read. Rate this book islannd very good good not so good poor very poor.


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Follow Us on Facebook. In fact it reads like an action adventure novel at times. While Island of The Sequined Love Nun is not the equal of Lamb and A Dirty Jobit is still chrisyopher total delight with Moore’s cast of insane characters and tightly woven cyristopher outlandish plots. Tuck survives, though the appendage that he has spent most of his adult life thinking with, his penis, is severely damaged in the crash.

Sep 14, Amanda rated it liked it Recommends it for: But when he demolishes his boss’s pink plane during a drunken airborne liaison, Tuck must run for his life from Mary Jean’s goons. A Love Story; and many Moore how could I resist?

After Tucker Case manages to demolish his boss’s pink executive jet during a I’ve now read several of Christopher Moore’s novels, and each one leaves me more impressed with his skill as llove novelist than the previous one.

While approaching the house in a rage he runs over Zoophilia’s father. It gave me back my reading momentum.

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Vincent swaggered out of the taro. Showing of reviews. Read more Read less. But that’s not the case at all, and Tuck has to overcome his weakness for a pretty face to do the right thing.