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Fool - Christopher Moore
Fool
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3.56 485
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060590314 (0060590319)
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 311
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.0 Shakespeare and Pratchett are not worried.
Well, fuckstockings indeed. That’s my new favorite word, I must admit. Ah King Lear, Moore’s right, sometimes we do just want to kill you when you go bonkers in the storm. Moore’s retelling of Lear, set in a Britain that never was and never will ...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
4.0 Fool
I'm gonna go ahead and co-opt a term Dan used in his review of this bawdy book, and call it simply Moore-gasmic. Fuckstockings! is just one of the many expletives and/or insults that spew forth from the mouth of King Lear's fool, Pocket, that I'm hoping to sneak into my everyday vocabulary. Twatgob...
Books via KJ
Books via KJ rated it
4.0 Fool
I read both this and Bill's actual King Lear in conjunction, a method that I would highly recommend, never-mind that I can no longer mentally separate the two from each other. Fool follows the same events as King Lear (or just about) and gives a very strong argument for the real main character in th...
Stacks on Stacks on Stacks
Stacks on Stacks on Stacks rated it
0.0
I'll try this another time, but I'm not truly interested in this. Hopefully I'll like it.
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
4.0 Fool: A Novel
I loved it!! It was rude, crude and absolutely bawdy--just like a lot of Elizabethan entertainment. I probably would not have gotten it if we didn't have tickets to see King Lear in just a couple of weeks but I am so glad that I did. I will definitely read this one again--if for nothing else than th...
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