Booklist, moore drops his readers into the strange world of nineteenth-century France, where the line between past and present, real and surreal, shifts with a mere brushstroke.
A magnificent Comedy dArt from the author of Lamb, Fool, and Bite Me, Moores Sacré Bleu is part mystery, part history (sort of part love story, and wholly hilarious as it follows a young baker-painter as he joins the dapper Henri Toulouse-Lautrec on a quest.
Into the palette, Moore throws a dizzying array of characters, all expertly portrayed, from the oft-drunk little gentleman to a host of artists including Édouard Manet, Paul Gauguin, Georges Seurat, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
Similarly, I *really* don't give a damn about the lives of said painters in Paris in the 1800s.« previous 1 2 next lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by (Goodreads Author).26 avg rating 126,098 ratings published editions, a Dirty Job (Grim Reaper, #1) by (Goodreads Author).08 avg rating 84,869 ratings published editions, bloodsucking Fiends (A Love Story.Moores humor is, as ever, sweetly juvenile, but his arty comedy also captures the courage and rebellion of the Impressionists with an exultant joie de vivre.Eve Gaus, library journal.There are really two ages and two operating modes for hugely popular comedic writer Moore (The Griff, 2011, etc.).(2017) Champlain Christopher Moore Author Francis Back Illustrator tabita tour bistrita orar (2010) A Dirty Job A Dirty Job Series Book 1 Christopher Moore Author Fisher Stevens Narrator (2006) Page 1 of 2 Showing 1 - 48 of 82 Next.Fool by (Goodreads Author).96 avg rating 43,946 ratings published editions, you Suck (A Love Story, #2) by (Goodreads Author).82 avg rating 41,353 ratings published editions, practical Demonkeeping (Pine Cove, #1) by (Goodreads Author).81 avg rating 35,885 ratings published editions, the Stupidest Angel.Christopher Moore Author, euan Morton Narrator (2009 practical Demonkeeping, pine Cove Series.
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Sacré Bleu, christopher Moore Author (2012 fool, fool Series, book.But from time to time, Moore gets obsessed with a particular subject, lending a richer layer to his peculiar brand of irreverent humorsee Lamb (2003 Fluke (2003) and Fool (2009) for examples.Now, in his latest masterpiece, Sacré Bleu, the immortal Moore takes on the Great French Masters.After van Goghs death, Lucien joins up with the diminutive force of nature Henri Toulouse-Lautrec to track down the inspiration behind the Sacré Bleu.When bakerturnedaspiring artist Lucien Lessard, whose father was friends with some of the preeminent French artists of the late 19th century, receives a special typing master 2002 full version for windows xp tube of vibrant blue paint from the mysterious Juliette, his amateurish painting becomes masterly and his life becomes a mess.His writing has depth, and his peculiar take on the impressionists will reel you.Verdict Dont let Moores quirky characters and bawdy language fool you.Still, this is an imaginative and amusing look at the Impressionist era, and Moores prose is fresh and engaging.Page 1 of 2 Showing 1 - 48.Secondhand Souls, a Dirty Job Series.Van Gogh, Manet, Monet.
In the end, the true question for Lucien is, At what price art?
Entwined in their journey is the beautiful but mysterious Juliette.