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Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore
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Hm. Somehow I'm unsure about this Moore novel. Sure, there is the typical humour and you can find awesome quotes. It's a diverting read, and not too long. But somehow, I'm still disappointed. The characters remain vacuous and I never got a feeling for the setting itself. On the other hand, I have hifh standards for Christopher Moore. So: Read Fool or Bible according to Biff first if you want to read his best works. But if you search for some time filler and light entertainment, this novel serves you pretty well.
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Quotes Marlen Liked

Christopher Moore
“Die Behauptung, daß Effrom nicht besonders gut kochen konnte, war eine Untertreibung von ähnlichem Kaliber wie die Feststellung, daß es sich bei Völkermord um eine nicht besonders erfolgversprechende PR-Strategie handele.”
Christopher Moore, Practical Demonkeeping

Christopher Moore
“»Du hast Heiden vernichtet? Ich dachte, die Erdgeister seien wohlgesinnt.«
»Jeder hat mal Aussetzer.”
Christopher Moore, Practical Demonkeeping

Christopher Moore
“Das Leben war Handeln, es gab keinen Frieden diesseits des Grabes.”
Christopher Moore, Practical Demonkeeping

Christopher Moore
“»Das Prinzip Moral verstehe ich nicht.«
»Das überrascht mich nicht im geringsten.«”
Christopher Moore, Practical Demonkeeping

Christopher Moore
“doch ihre Gegenwart hatte in ihm stets das Gefühl ausgelöst, daß seine eheliche Treue lediglich eine absurde Wahnvorstellung war.”
Christopher Moore, Practical Demonkeeping


Reading Progress

April 3, 2017 – Shelved
April 3, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
June 6, 2017 – Started Reading
June 13, 2017 – Finished Reading
June 17, 2017 – Shelved as: read-2017

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