The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, so naturally — well, to be. The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove. Christopher Moore, Author William Morrow & Company $23 (p) ISBN 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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There’s far too much going on in this book to cover even a quarter of it here, but I will say Moore melancboly now one of my favorite authors. Let me know what y’all find. 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.

Admitting You Have a Problem, Chapters Languages Deutsch Italiano Edit links. Who can pass up a title like this? Except Moore writes with heart and laughter, he develops fucked up characters who are human, fun and endearing.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove (Pine Cove, book 2) by Christopher Moore

Read more Read less. Jan 07, Beth rated it liked it Recommends it for: Estos son algunos de los ingredientes de ‘El monstruo que amaba a las gasolineras’. Audio CD Verified Purchase. Val worries that the statistical rate of suicide and antidepressants could mean many more deaths in town.

You have a stoner constable who is best friends with a recluse biologist who owns a dog named Skinner funniest internal monologue btw. I loved the way Moorse chose to describe things- ie “It wasn’t that their the townpeople anxiety was gone, but rather that it ran off their backs like warm rain off a naked toddler who had just discovered the splash and magic of mud”.


The beast eats the pharmacist, clearing Val’s reputation.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove | Christopher Moore

Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. If you can riff on religion, politics, sex and the overall human condition, in a thought-provoking, sarcastic manner, you will find a friend in me.

Anyone with a sense of humor! Otherwise, the sheer amount of exaggerations would make you crazy.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove

I fell out of bed laughing at least three times. So up from the Mount of Despairing Good-Enough books! View the Study Pack. There is foul language, bizarre sex scenes, and often a few gross death scenes. Books by Christopher Moore.

Roger, Sausage and Whippet. Am I too old for this humor to make me do more than chuckle quietly and without conviction? October 6, Imprint: Dec 04, Michael Grove rated it really liked it.

I ain’t got so much as a sniff at a clue. Theo catches the Sheriff before he can escape, and with the Spider’s and all the witnesses’ help, puts the Sheriff in jail for life. While Moore does reuse characters from his previous books as well as reference a few things, on the whole you don’t need to have read the earlier novels to understand this one.

Very hysterical story line. This story follows the adventures of Theo the constable of the town, Pine Cove, as he has to deal with his town going crazy, and some monster on the loose destroying tanker trucks and eating paper boys.


Every single character is unique and differentiated from the others in very obvious ways, all of them having major quirks and strong defining personality traits, giving them all an eccentric quality, especially Steve the giant lizard from the sea.

The author has his brain working over-time mmelancholy this silly little romp. Jun 13, Jamie Collins rated it it was ok Shelves: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove Summary & Study Guide

Oct 02, Adelina Genova rated it really liked it. The author’s story is more an ensemble cast than one or two protagonists and they’re all quirky characters. Enter all our other old friends from other novels of Moore’s — Molly Michon, the aging but still-beautiful and deadly Warrior Babe of the Outland well, she wasuntil a stupid accident that wasn’t her fault left her with a melanccholy that got her canned by the movie studio ; Mavis, mleancholy of The Head of the Slug originally named “The Head of the Wolf,” but the local Greens decided the name was cruel to animals and forced her to change it ; Dr.

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