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  - bensdad00 - LibraryThing

A bit more repetative than some of his earlier works but with endearing characters and a familiarity of setting that makes for a comfortable read. Read full review

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User Review  - ouroborosangel - LibraryThing

Fool is Moore's humorous re-telling of Shakespeare's King Lear by the Fool of his court. If you have not read Moore before, be prepared to be Offended (the "O" capitalized on purpose here) but also to ... Read full review

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