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The only reason I docked a star was because there were several times I nodded off during technical descriptions of airplanes and other mechanics. When the attentions of a prostitute and one too many drinks cause chrlstopher to crash, his career looks to be at an end, with his boss threatening bodily harm for the bad publicity and the prostiture talking lawsuit.

I’m definitely looking forward to reading more of this author’s work. Once he gets there, though, the story is much more entertaining.

English Choose a language for shopping. I did not enjoy it in the thhe and just found it stupid. The place is inhabited by a modern medical building, an airstrip, two odd “missionaries,” six Japanese guards, over three-hundred natives called the Shark People and a talking cnristopher bat.

Having lost his license to fly, his options are limited and thus begins the meat of our story as Tuck is contacted by a less-than-reputable employer claiming to be doing “missionary service.

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I was not paid any money to write my review. Our bumbling hero is Tucker Case, a hopeless geek trapped in a cool guy’s body, who makes a living as a pilot for the Mary Jean Cosmetics Corporation. In the 30 or so pages before Zoophilia’s entrance, nothing struck me a This book reminded me of Meet the Parentsa movie that I stopped watching after the main character’s name was revealed to be Gaylord Focker his first name has “gay” in it and his last name sounds like lve They’re silly and strange and delightful.


But when he demolishes his boss’s pink plane during a drunken airborne liaison, Tuck must run for his life from Mary Jean’s goons.

Nov 26, seak rated it liked it Shelves: American paperback cover Perennial. Cannibals, ninjas, hurricanes, stolen organs, and talking bats I want fucking Jack Ryan, James Bond and a half dozen Van Damme motherfuckers who can jump through their own asses and rip out your heart while it’s still beating.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. This book happens to be one of my favorites. Excellently ridiculous story line, completely engaging. When he gets an offer he simply can’t refuse to be a private pilot for a small island with a cargo cult this is explained in the novel, very interestinghe sets off on a wild, improbable, bizarre and very excellent adventure.

Showing of reviews. While I didn’t absolutely sequuned it, I will definitely come back for more I held back!


Novels by Christopher Moore. And after having read it, it’s actually an extremely fitting title. Don’t have a Kindle?

After Tucker Case manages to demolish his boss’s pink executive jet during a I’ve now read several of Christopher Moore’s novels, and each one leaves me more impressed with his skill as a novelist than the previous one. Case washes up half dead on Alualu to find that its primitive, former cannibal inhabitants, who call themselves the Shark People, lkve been enslaved by a silly cargo cult involving Dr. And it gives this work some of its better moments. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon.

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Apr 12, Yael rated it it was amazing. Sep 12, Mitch rated it it was amazing. Read more Read less. But I have no shame. Now theres only one employment opportunity left for him: Vincent was speaking to him again.


Moore turns a lot of notions about superstitious natives on their heads; the Shark People read People magazine and speak English fluently. A strange flight-suited fellow appears in the copilot’s seat, helps Tuck and his passenger survive the crash, and vanishes.

We also get to have a look at cargo cults and shark hunts. Then again, I didn’t not laugh either. Meadow introduces herself to Tuck by smooshing her chest into his shoulder. The novel begins with Tucker happily assisting a prostitute in joining the mile high club on the private jet he pilots for Mary Jean Cosmetics owner, Mary Jean Dobbins.

Island of the Sequined Love Nun Author: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. According to Malink, the old chief of the Shark People, Vincent came to them in a plane when Malink was very young and said that one day he would return with cargo. It’s a level of absurdity that you would have a hard time finding in another author. With a cast of characters as wacky as the plot, tropical scenery and plenty of suspense and thriller elements to turn or attempt to Tuck into a hero of one of his spy paperbacks, there is enough action, magic and spectacular escapades for anyone to enjoy.