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Fool de Christopher Moore
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Fool (edição: 2010)

de Christopher Moore

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Pocket, King Lear's fool, sets out to straighten out the mess the mad king has made of the kingdom and the royal family, only to discover the truth about his own heritage.
Membro:Carrieokay
Título:Fool
Autores:Christopher Moore
Informação:Sphere (2010), Paperback, 384 pages
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Fool: A Novel de Christopher Moore

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    King Lear de William Shakespeare (grizzly.anderson)
    grizzly.anderson: If you haven't read (or seen) King Lear you won't get about 1/2 the jokes.
  2. 20
    Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal de Christopher Moore (TheBoltChick)
  3. 10
    A Thousand Acres de Jane Smiley (Othemts)
    Othemts: A Lear by any other name.
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    Who's Afraid of Beowulf? de Tom Holt (Dr.Science)
    Dr.Science: The English author Tom Holt is relatively unknown in America, but very popular in England. If you enjoy Jasper Fforde or Christopher Moore you will most certainly enjoy Tom Holt's wry sense of English humor and the absurd. He has written a number of excellent books including Expecting Someone Taller, and Flying Dutch, but they may be difficult to find at your library or bookstore.… (mais)
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Enter Fool, stage left. Lear is one of my less liked Shakespeare plays, but by substituting the most whiny old man protagonist in existence for the frankly ridiculous Fool (Pocket, of Dog Snogging) we get a far more entertaining story. Lear still gets into all kinds of trouble with his trio of wayward daughters, but with Pocket providing some much-needed realism to the truth of courtly life we are instantly ingratiated into their schemes, personalities, and strange history behind the English throne. Pocket himself does no shortage of scheming, as he machinates himself into the position to shag not one, but two of the princesses royal (as well as a bevy of other castle personages), starts a civil war, helps further strip Lear of his stranglehold of power, and place himself perfectly to ally himself with the warlike youngest princess, Cordelia. In typical Moore-ian (and Shakespearean fashion, when you think about it), the entire story is rambling, ridiculous, and rather random as a whole, and yet somehow it works. Don't ask what the point is, though, as that way surely madness lies. ( )
  JaimieRiella | Apr 22, 2021 |
Listened via audio and it was completely worth it. The narrator is amazing!!! He takes any already conical look at King Lear and makes it better. Loved every minute. ( )
  mm691984 | Feb 11, 2021 |
Billed as a "bawdy tale" in the introduction this porn parody version of King Lear (and other Shakespeare works) told from the point of view of King Lear's fool (or at least a super horny action hero version of King Lear's fool) tries too hard and goes to far without much payoff. This book tries to substitute shock (he didn't just say that did he?!?) for humor to such a great extent that it drowns out its actual fun, clever, shocking, or funny bits. I also found these versions of the King Lear characters unlikable or uninteresting which combined with the virtual avalanche of dick jokes and boob references that you have to wade through made this book feel like it went on for too long.
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  SteveKey | Jan 8, 2021 |
3.25 stars

This is a comedic retelling of King Lear, told from the point of view of Lear's fool, Pocket. Of course, there were lots of extras thrown in, that weren't part of Shakespeare's play (for instance, the three witches from Macbeth showed up a few times!).

I noticed right away (and thought it was cute) that it was “set up” like a play (divided into five acts, Cast of Characters, The Stage, an Intermission), but it is written as a novel. Although they were humourous, I don't like footnotes; when I notice the notation, I do look down to read the footnote, but I find it interrupts the flow of what I'm reading; sometimes, I don't even notice the notation, so I'm reading the footnote “out of order”. Luckily, there weren't a lot of those.

For the story itself, I did like Pocket's background story, but wasn't as interested in the “current”-day interactions, so my mind did wander a bit in those parts. It was also sometimes tricky to tell what time frame we were suddenly reading about. Overall, it was o.k. I did like the ending, and found the author's note at the end interesting. ( )
  LibraryCin | Dec 24, 2020 |
A comedic take on [King Lear] from the perspective of the Fool.

A bawdy, sweary, and thoroughly irreverent send up of King Lear that I think Shakespeare would have enjoyed thoroughly. Moore's expansion of the Fool into the character of Pocket is crude but thoroughly funny and while there are definite liberties taken with the original plot of the play, it's an enjoyable ride. Not for the faint of heart but enjoyable if it falls into the realm of what you find funny. ( )
  MickyFine | Aug 17, 2020 |
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