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Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore

Posted March 7, 2019 in Reviews // 4 Comments

This book is hilarious.  It is also immensely sacrilegious.  Lamb looks at the story of Christ and acknowledges that there’s not a lot of conversation about the time between infancy and adulthood.  Have you ever noticed that nobody talks about that part of Jesus’s life? Levi-who-is-called-Biff takes the task into his own hands.  There’s swearing, a lot of sexual references, nods to other active religions from the time, and a lot of times that things surprised me into laughter. Anyway.  The thing to know about Lamb is that… if the idea of reading a humorous, crude, retelling of Jesus’s teenage-hood through the eyes […]

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

Posted January 25, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  This book is pretty heavily loaded.  You want to talk about your controversial material?  Your sad, real life stuff?  In these pages, John Irving discusses: abortion prostitution addiction war Alzheimer’s Disease child abuse rape homosexuality infidelity racism Communism The list goes on an on.  I’m not complaining about the addressing of these topics, but man, I did not know what I was getting into.  It’s a fairly long book, so there’s a lot of ground to cover.  I’ll be as brief as possible, but holy moly was this a lot. 1.  This book is not about any one person, but […]