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Saturday, February 20, 2010

GnL Recommend

It's Saturday again so it's time for GnL Recommend. Hopefully this week the girls are a little more cooperative than they were last week! This week the girls actually agreed on something and actually selected the SAME book. Write this date down....The girls agreeing on anything is a VERY rare accurance!
Gus AND Laci recommend this week:





Synopsis:

Christopher Moore, much beloved scrivener and peerless literary jester, now takes on no less than the legendary Bard himself (with the utmost humility and respect) with a twisted and insanely funny tale of a moronic monarch and his deceitful daughters, as seen through the eyes of a man wearing a codpiece and bells on his head.



Pocket has been Lear's cherished fool for years. So naturally Pocket is at his brainless, elderly liege's side when Lear demands that his kids swear to him their undying love and devotion. Of course Goneril and Regan are only too happy to brownnose Dad. But Cordelia believes that her father's request is kind of . . . well . . . stupid, and her blunt honesty ends up costing her her rightful share of the kingdom and earns her a banishment to boot.



Well now the bangers and mash have really hit the fan. And the only person who can possibly make things right . . . is Pocket. Now he's going to have do some very fancy maneuvering—cast some spells, start a war or two—the usual stuff—to get Cordelia back into Daddy Lear's good graces, to derail the fiendish power plays of Cordelia's twisted sisters, and to shag every lusciously shaggable wench who's amenable to shagging along the way.



Pocket may be a fool . . . but he's definitely not an idiot.



What the girls have to say (Gus was the spokesperson for the two):



G - Jamie (our human) reviewed this book back at the end of September and we thought it was a really good choice for this week....That and a VERY rare thing happend....We actually agreed on something. This book even comes with a WARNING! How many books do you know that have this “This is a bawdy tale. Herein you will find gratuitous shagging, murder, spanking, maiming, treason, and heretofore unexplored heights of vulgarity and profanity, as well as non-traditional grammar, split infinitives, and the odd wank. If that sort of thing bothers you then gentle reader pass by, for we endeavor only to entertain, not to offend. That said, if that’s the sort of thing you think you might enjoy, then you happened upon the perfect story!” written in the beginning of the book?!


Until next week....this is

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signing off.

3 comments:

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

This one is new to me :)

The Library Lurker said...

This book looks hilarious! I'll be sure to check it out! By the way you go an award on my blog:

http://librarylurker.blogspot.com/2010/02/one-lovely-blog-award.html

Book Monster said...

Just wanted to let you know you received a award from my blog :)
http://monsterofbooks.blogspot.com/