The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, so naturally — well, to be. With in-your-face, South Park-worthy humor that only once slips into the truly offensive, Moore (Island of the Sequined Love Nun) has written the definitive. The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, so naturally—well, to be acc.

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May 01, Danny Foncke rated it it was amazing. I don’t mind that at all. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Paperbackpages. I liked the out of this world premise and enjoyed the fact that the story centered around a 20 foot lizard. A I’ve heard many good things about Christopher Moore, but mostly I’ve heard that I’d love his sense of humor.

I like that his books are fun to read and I typically laugh out loud a few times during the read. Set up a giveaway.

A pothead constable, an aging b-movie actress, a psychiatrist, a biologist, a blues man, a painter, a pharmacist with a sexual preference for sea life and a barkeep that’s more metal and silicone than human, make up the cast of The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore

If the idea of a mildly insane B-movie actress and a sea monster having a deep romantic bond is something that weirds you out, my advice is to not read this book. As you may be able to guess from the title, this is not serious literature. Me ha costado bastante puntuar este libro One person found this helpful. The absurd and hilarious doesn’t present itself much before 70 to 80 pages in, but to his credit, he is developing characters during that time.


Jan 07, Beth rated it liked it Recommends it for: If you’d like to read the full one, you can do so here: I loved the way Moorse chose to de Where to start?

With the advent of Steve, Pine Cove suddenly turns lustful and is hit by a weird xhristopher wave with no understandable explanation. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Moore revives some of his Pine Cove residents incl The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove is a warm-hearted probe into the meaning of inter-species fornication; Fornication with giant lizards, sea mammals, gas trucks, and a ex-soft porn movie actress in Xena costumes with broad swords.

I think there was always some scrawny dreamer sitting at the edge of the firelight, who had the ability to imagine dangers, to look into the future in his imagination and xove possibilities, and therefore survived to pass his genes on to the next generation.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, melancjoly naturally—well, to be accurate, artificially—business is booming at the local blues bar.

What would happen if all the inhabitants of a small California town were suddenly off their anti-depressants? It is supposed to be a silly book after all.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Though there are many people’s lives in jeopardy, it is not edge-of-your-seat suspense, but more you wondering what kind of weird solution did the headcase author think up.


Trivia About The Lust Lizard o Investigating the death, is the stoned town constable, Theophilus Crowe. Val] came out of her office to find her new receptionist, Chloe, furiously masturbating, “her steno chair squeaking like a tortured squirrel. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Do you think I could have carpal tunnel? Each character gets ample time to develop, and each forms their own tapestry very well.

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I wanted to like this more, but I was just trying to get to the end. If you haven’t read the first book and would like to start with this one, feel free to do so at your discretion. I have since moved on to read several other of his books. Valerie Riordan, has been rendered dependent on antidepressants. Moore is twisted and weird, and you really have to wonder what sort of childhood he had, but Lizars hope he keeps cranking out the books because I have devoured every one of them.

Reader beware it has sex, strong language and inter species fornication – this of course is what makes it so much fun.