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Island of the Sequined Love Nun Audiobook

Island of the Sequined Love Nun

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Take a wonderfully crazed excursion into the demented heart of a tropical paradise - a world of cargo cults, cannibals, mad scientists, ninjas, and talking fruit bats. 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. 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. Now there's only one employment opportunity left for him: piloting shady secret missions for an unscrupulous medical missionary and a sexy blond high priestess on the remotest of Micronesian hells. Here is a brazen, ingenious, irreverent, and wickedly funny novel from a modern master of the outrageous.

©1997 Christopher Moore; (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers

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    Madelaine CA, CA, USA 09-11-09
    Madelaine CA, CA, USA 09-11-09 Member Since 2016
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    "gratuitous everything and not funny"

    I really enjoy listening to Christopher Moore's other books, but this one was pretty terrible. The main character was unappealing, as was almost every other character, the story was predictable and there was a plethora of patronizing and offensive stereotypes littered throughout the book. Give it a skip.

    6 of 11 people found this review helpful
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    Juan Jacksonville, FL, United States 12-31-16
    Juan Jacksonville, FL, United States 12-31-16 Member Since 2015

    Tell us about yourself!

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    "This narrator is awesome!"

    I've read this book before, Christopher Moore is one of my favorite authors, but the narrator in this book makes it even better. The voices, the pace, the humor it's just great. This is the book I would recommend to anyone that has doubts about doing audiobooks. This book is a pretty good advertisement for audiobooks.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Chyenne 12-05-16
    Chyenne 12-05-16 Member Since 2016
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    "probably my favorite narrator"

    mixed in with of my favorite authors. always a pleasure to experience. thank you and cheers!

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    Murray Emerson 10-04-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Island of the sequined love nun"

    I gotta say as my 4th or 5th Books by Moore, I was pretty disappointed with this book. What his characters sometimes lack in depth they make up for in humor and antics. The book lacked the humor and thus the weakness of characters and story became unavoidable. Better luck next time.

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    Bryan 07-07-16
    Bryan 07-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "hilarious ride"

    Moore never ceases in giving some hilarious, loud out loud, I can't believe he just did that moments. the first and last hours of the books are by far my favorite... eat your heart out Tom Clancy/Jack Reacher/James Bond-loving readers!!!!

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    Megan 05-13-16
    Megan 05-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    "awesome read"

    I really enjoyed this book it was easy to read it was fun it made sense he didn't rush with the ending very awesome writer

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    Melissa Lina 04-21-16
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    "Not my favorite, but enjoyable"

    slow in the beginning, but not a bad story. not his funniest but I liked it

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    shar 04-03-16
    shar 04-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Funny, sexy and well written!"

    I really enjoyed this book. Much like his other books it's quirky with a sci-fi and murder mystery feel.

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    Lorinda Forrest 02-28-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Another amazing story by Moore!"

    So while reading this book I found myself wondering how Moore came up with the characters and story line and decided he filled a fishbowl with slips of papers each one written with random and unrelated characters, locations and scenarios. He then pulled those papers out as he wrote and voila, a story is born. Either that, or this man is crazy creative. Fun story!

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    lucky me 12-10-15
    lucky me 12-10-15

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    "possibly the worst book I've ever read. I ga"

    Possibly the worst book I ever read. I loan ed it to a friend for his opinion and pretty much agreed.


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