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By Christopher Moore

Book Details:

ISBN: 1416558497
EAN: 9781416558491
ASIN: 1416558497
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2008-03-18
Number of Pages: 304
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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Jody by no means requested to develop into a vampire. but if she wakes up below an alley Dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching again, superhuman energy, and a noticeably 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, in spite of the fact that, and that's the place C. Thomas Flood suits 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 during the door...and proceeds to rock Tommy's lifestyles -- and afterlife -- in methods he by no means concept possible.

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Author Name: Christopher Moore

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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 kingdom college and Brooks Institute of images in Santa Barbara, CA.

Moore's novels ordinarily contain conflicted everyman characters all of sudden suffering via supernatural or notable situations. 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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One can acquire philosophy and knowledge, it is true, but the basically unsatisfactory fallibility (rather than its constant improvement) of the human mind persists nonetheless. So there is always something radically incomplete, insufficient, provisional, disputable, and arguable about humanistic knowledge that Vico never loses sight of and that, as I said, gives the whole idea of humanism a tragic flaw that is constitutive to it and cannot be removed. This flaw can be remedied and mitigated by the disciplines of philological learning and philosophic understanding ...

Hers is a missing lext, yet "she would come if we worked for her;" I borrow this articulation from Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's rereading of Virginia Woolfs appeal to the young Oxbridge women that they allow themselves to be "haunted by the ghost of Shakespeare's sister" (Spivak 35). This specter is not bound to appear simply, but needs to be envisioned, actively, through a reaching out, a projecting oneself, responsibly, in view of the other.

What can be gleaned from this exchange is that Lawrence has had difficulties with the master epithet bestowed on his work. Despite the fact that Greene, to his credit, offers two possible definitions of "epic" in his question, this term is, generally speaking, used in a rather colloquial sense, so much so that Lawrence is hesitant to latch on to it and rather feels he has to refuse an instance of language again. Greene's apologetic reply registers this: "Oh, maybe it doesn't. " When he offers a revision of his earlier defmition of "epic" as "this almost larger than life type of thing," which appears to reveal a moment of distress in the impromptu character of this articulation, Lawrence falls practically silent.

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