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Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Life changing!

I am a huge christopher moore fan, but this book takes the cake! It is not a typical Moore novel, its better! The charactors are vivid and the ideas are unique. He really creates a world my imagination can live in!

posted by Anonymous on December 25, 2011

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3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Let Down!

I love Christopher Moore. He is definitely in my top five. However, this book was not very good. The characters were very underdeveloped and he humor wasn't even that funny. It was kind of sad. Everything else by him is like an A+, but Fluke is probably like a D.

posted by DeDeFlowers on August 19, 2010

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  • Posted May 19, 2009

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    Pretty good, but not his best.

    I'm a huge fan of Moore's books, and they're very good especially with the laugh factor. But [Fluke] was a little "out there" for me, and keep in mind that I liked the demon hounds from [A Dirty Job] and whatever vampire nonsense he could throw at me from [You Suck]. But some parts of this book just hit me out of nowhere- think of a quiet suburban town that SUDDENLY GETS ATTACKED BY A GIANT RUBBER DUCKY.

    Yes, it's that kind of hits-you-out-of-nowhere action. (Not that a giant rubber ducky really appears in [Fluke] though) But you get the point.

    Overall, [Fluke] is very good with tidbits to make the characters likable and interesting. And the ride of the book is a fun and unexpected one. And you still get those laughs. That's important.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2014

    Fluke

    Not his best

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  • Posted January 31, 2014

    An interesting read.

    I wasn't expecting the things as they happened. I guess it is Sci-Fi, I'm not a fan of it but this was an OK book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2013

    Light

    Imaginative and fun. There were several times when laughed aloud.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2013

    Fun read

    Will likely read another book by this author.

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  • Posted February 8, 2013

    ok but not my favorite work by thisauthor

    I loved moores previous book Lamb I enjoyed this story once I got into it but I didnt like it nearly as much as his other work

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    Recommend

    This was a good book and a fun read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    Only read if you can keep track of a lot of story lines

    It was hard to keep track of who was who. Overall story was pure fantasy and fun

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2010

    strange, but interesting

    I liked this book and read it for a book club. I had high expectations because I loved Christopher Moore's Gospel According to Biff. This wasn't as good, but enjoyable.

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