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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

The Sacred Blue: the only colour acceptable for the Virgin Mary’s cloak, the only colour on the artist’s palette not easily found in nature and allegedly the cause of the demise of many artists ... Read full review

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User Review  - NatalieSW - LibraryThing

"Sacre Bleu" is very different from Moore's earlier books ("Bite Me," "Fool," "The Stupidest Angel," etc.). It is a more literary venture for him, and clearly required a fair amount of research on art ... Read full review

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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

How can you not like a book with a quote like "two pathetic penis plotters." Especially since one of the penis plotters is a mule called Etienne. I enjoyed that Moore took liberties with the time ... Read full review

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User Review  - CassieLM - LibraryThing

This was very much what you would expect from a Christopher Moore. There was foul language, salacious moments, a few anachronisms, and some laugh-out-loud moments. What sets this one apart for me was ... Read full review

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User Review  - elzbthp - LibraryThing

What did a stooped old man (with a tendency towards exhibitionism), a beautiful and mysterious woman, and a highly desired ultramarine paint known as “sacred blue” have to do with Vincent Van Gogh’s ... Read full review

Bought it after I read a library copy

User Review  - axordil - Overstock.com

I'm a big Christopher Moore fan, so it was fun to read him expanding his work in a new direction. Not as many laugh-out-loud moments as his San Francisco vampire novels, but the exquisite detail he ... Read full review

Review: Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art

User Review  - Florence (Lefty) MacIntosh - Goodreads

The book blurb exaggerates - amusing rather than hilarious. Moore does have a keen sense of the absurd so if your taste runs to ribald, irreverent humour you'll probably like this. Great premise, a ... Read full review

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User Review  - lexmccall - LibraryThing

Rounding up from 3 1/2 stars to 4 because of the work it must have taken to convince production to print all the text in blue. Read full review

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User Review  - 77nanci - LibraryThing

Creative, entertaining romp. Vivid and very amusing. Read full review

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User Review  - agdbk - LibraryThing

French impressionists and debauchery .... of course I loved it!!!! Art history a la Christopher Moore is so much more fun! Zoot alors! Read full review


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