Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Moore's 11th novel (You Suck, 2007, etc.) re-imagines Shakespeare's most austere tragic masterpiece with a transgressive brio that will have devoted bardolators howling for the miscreant author's blood.It's the venerable tale of 13th-century British King Lear (who's sometimes Christian, sometimes pagan) and the authoritarian vanity that alienates him from his three daughters, his kingdom and ... Read full review

Review: Fool

Editorial Review - - Stephen Hubbard

King Lear. Considered one of William Shakespeare's crowning achievements. A tragedy that examines the nature of familial relations and human suffering. Murder, intrigue, disinherited daughter, selfish other daughters, betrayals, war, suicide. Hardly comic relief. Until Christopher Moore gets his mitts on it, that is. With the release of FOOL, Moore picks up his copy of King Lear, dusts it off ... Read full review

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User Review  - bibleblaster - LibraryThing

I'm a Christopher Moore fan, and this was certainly an entertaining read...but it was no Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff. That one had a great blend of humor, insight, sadness, all the way through ... Read full review

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User Review  - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing

Fun and entertaining, more than a little bawdy. Read full review

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