By Christopher Moore
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Jody by no means requested to turn into a vampire. but if she wakes up less than an alley Dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching again, superhuman energy, and a relatively Nosferatuan thirst, she realizes the choice has been made for her.
Making the transition from the nine-to-five grind to an eternity of nocturnal prowlings goes to take a few doing, even though, and that's the place C. Thomas Flood matches in. A would-be Kerouac from Incontinence, Indiana, Tommy (to his buddies) is biding his time night-clerking and frozen-turkey bowling in a San Francisco Safeway. yet all that adjustments whilst a stunning undead redhead walks in the course of the door...and proceeds to rock Tommy's lifestyles -- and afterlife -- in methods he by no means proposal possible.
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Christopher Moore (born 1957 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American author of absurdist fiction. He grew up in Mansfield, OH, and attended Ohio country collage and Brooks Institute of images in Santa Barbara, CA.
Moore's novels regularly contain conflicted everyman characters all at once suffering via supernatural or outstanding conditions. Inheriting a humanism from his love of John Steinbeck and a feeling of the absurd from Kurt Vonnegut, Moore is a best-selling writer with significant cult status.
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Page 5 Anyway, back at the Garden, Adam looks at Eve with a puzzled expression on his face. " he says. "You ain't no fish of the sea. And you ain't no fowl of the air. And you sure as heck ain't no creepin' thing what crawleth. " Of course, Eve hasn't quite figured him out yet, either. "Hey," says Adam. "I'll betcha you're man's best friend. I'll call you Old Blue, and we'll go huntin' possum together, and I'll scratch you behind the ears. " Now Eve didn't take too hot to any of that stuff. She didn't have a mama to tell her what a no-count bum this guy was and how unlikely it was she could ever turn him into anything more than what she saw.
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