Review: Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art

Editorial Review - - Kate Ayers

“I simply set out to write a novel about the color blue; I can't remember why now. When you start with a concept that vague, you have to narrow your scope fairly quickly or it will get out of hand, so very early in my research great bits of history had to go by the wayside so I'd have room to make stuff up.” – Christopher Moore And make stuff up he did in SACRÉ BLEU. First, he started with this ... Read full review

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User Review  - sbenne3 - LibraryThing

Another good showing from Christopher Moore. I am sure I miss some of the more subtle comedy since I am not an expert on impressionist painters . . . but it is still a fun read and done well. Read full review

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User Review  - zyphax - LibraryThing

Very interesting. Wanted to like it more than I did. I'm a null on the art history scale, so I suspect I didn't have the background to throughly appreciated it. Still though I do recommend it. Read full review

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User Review  - DLMorrese - LibraryThing

This is a fun book with lewd artists, loose women, and a lusty muse. It’s about the color blue. It’s not about just any blue. It’s about a special blue, a mystical blue, a sacred blue, a blue that ... Read full review

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He's back
Fool nearly turned me away from Moore but with "sacre bleu" he is back with a funny and smart novel.

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An absurd plot - stupid jokes Absurd plot probably done better by Anne Rice - cardboard characters who happen to be great artists (wonderful anecdotes insights and quotes); stupid jokes that are often real funny; I enjoyed it a lot

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Review: Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art
This was an excellent book by Christopher Moore and if you liked his other books including A Dirty Job then you should definitely give this book a read. I didn't
know a thing about art before but this was very easy to understand. You can tell that Chris has quite a bit of interest in art and I really liked that. I know that the characters in this novel have been criticized but I thought that everybody had great distinctive personalities and I would even consider this book to be character driven to a certain extent. It was a good book but I didn't feel the need to keep reading the whole way through as much as his other books although I wasn't turned off by anything. 

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This book has the complexity of a good glass of Absinthe. Not that I have ever tried the stuff but I did see a documentary on it and I have an extensive knowledge of the Impressionism period that this ... Read full review

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User Review  - MayaArb - LibraryThing

I couldn't put this book down. It made me laugh, cry, and ponder the madness and mystery of art. I can't wait to go paint something Blue! Read full review

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