A Dirty Job: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Charlie Asher is a pretty normal guy with a normal life, married to a bright and pretty woman who actually loves him for his normalcy. They're even about to have their first child. Yes, Charlie's doing okay—until people start dropping dead around him, and everywhere he goes a dark presence whispers to him from under the streets. Charlie Asher, it seems, has been recruited for a new position: as Death.

It's a dirty job. But, hey! Somebody's gotta do it.

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User Review  - ChelleBearss - LibraryThing

This was a nice change from my usual reading. Light and funny and very sarcastic story about Death and the Death Merchants who work for Death. I hadn't enjoyed my first experience of Moore's writing but I'm glad I gave him another chance as this was perfect for my mood. Read full review

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

I'm not sure exactly what to think of this book. At first, I couldn't get that into it. It took me three times to get past Charlie Asher's initial annoying character in the first chapter, but he ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Christopher Moore is the author of fourteen previous novels, including Lamb, The Stupidest Angel, Fool, Sacré Bleu, A Dirty Job, and The Serpent of Venice.

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