But first he has to get there, encountering spies, cannibals, journalists, and would-be bitch goddesses every step of the way. Traveling with his Filipino transvestite navigator and a fruit bat companion, Roberto, Tuck braves shark-infested waters and a typhoon before reaching the dark heart of a tropical paradise--all before his first day of work.
A delightfully offbeat look at cargo cults, religious zeal, and pyramid schemes, Island of the Sequined Love Nun is Christopher Moore at his hilarious best. CHRISTOPHER MOORE is the author of three previous novels: Practical Demonkeeping, Coyote Blue, and Bloodsucking Fiends. He lives near Big Sur, California....Continua
non trovo un corrispettivo italiano per descriverlo.... è veramente geniale, adoro tutti i lavori di Moore!
ciò che mi ha spinto a leggerlo? la frase di critica scritta dietro
"Nessuna persona sana di mente avrebbe mai potuto scrivere questo libro!"
Consueto romanzo ricco di trovate fantasiose con qualche solito riferimento come il pipistrello parlante
You have to be patient with this one. I've always dreamed of an island with a love nun. Not anymore!
This author is very hit or miss with me. This book was a miss. Towards the end I started to get in to it and saw this author's usual humor. It also had a satisfying ending without being predictable. But overall I was just anxious for the book to end....Continua