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Practical Demonkeeping

Written by Christopher Moore

Average Score: 80(1)

In Christopher Moore's ingenious debut novel, we meet one of the most memorably mismatched pairs in the annals of literature. The good-looking one is one-hundred-year-old ex-seminarian and "roads" scholar Travis O'Hearn. The green one is Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets. Behind the fake Tudor façade of Pine Cove, California, Catch sees a four-star buffet. Travis, on the other hand, thinks he sees a way of ridding himself of his toothy traveling companion. The winos, neo-pagans, and deadbeat Lotharios of Pine Cove, meanwhile, have other ideas. And none of them is quite prepared when all hell breaks loose.

Book Details

Fantasy
Paperback, 243 Pages
Published by Harper Paperbacks on June 01, 2004
First Published by St Martins Pr in 1992
ISBN-10 0060735422
ISBN-13 978-0060735425

Reviews


SF Site | Jennifer McCann
Review Rating: 80
[Audio Version] Moore's offering is a happy, sick little tale of love, loss and unending friendship that leaves the reader homesick for Pine Cove.
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