Christopher Moore At Everybody's Coffee!
Join the Book Cellar at Everybody's Coffee as author Christopher Moore presents his latest hilarious novel 'Shakespeare for Squirrels!'
Christopher will be talking about the book including an audience Q&A, followed by your chance to meet Christopher and have him sign your book.
All tickets include a copy of the book that can be signed. A ticket with a book is required for the event. Christopher is happy to sign copies of his back-list as well.
About Christopher Moore:
Christopher Moore is the author of fifteen novels, including the international bestsellers, Lamb, A Dirty Job and You Suck.
Chris was born in Toledo, Ohio and grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. His father was a highway patrolman and his mother sold major appliances at a department store. He attended Ohio State University and Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. He moved to California when he was 19 years old and lived on the Central Coast until 2003, when he moved to Hawaii.
Before publishing his first novel, Practical Demonkeeping in 1992, he worked as a roofer, a grocery clerk, a hotel night auditor, and insurance broker, a waiter, a photographer, and a rock and roll DJ. Chris has drawn on all of these work experiences to create the characters in his books. When hes not writing, Chris enjoys ocean kayaking, scuba diving, photography, and painting with acrylics and oils. He lives in San Francisco.
About Shakespeare for Squirrels:
Shakespeare meets Dashiell Hammett in this wildly entertaining murder mystery from New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moorean uproarious, hardboiled take on the Bards most performed play, A Midsummer Nights Dream, featuring Pocket, the hero of Fool and The Serpent of Venice, along with his sidekick, Drool, and pet monkey, Jeff.
Set adrift by his pirate crew, Pocket of Dog Snogginglast seen in The Serpent of Venicewashes up on the sun-bleached shores of Greece, where he hopes to dazzle the Duke with his comedic brilliance and become his trusted fool.
But the island is in turmoil. Egeus, the Dukes minister, is furious that his daughter Hermia is determined to marry Demetrius, instead of Lysander, the man he has chosen for her. The Duke decrees that if, by the time of the wedding, Hermia still refuses to marry Lysander, she shall be executed . . . or consigned to a nunnery. Pocket, being Pocket, cannot help but point out that this decree is complete bollocks, and that the Duke is an egregious weasel for having even suggested it. Irritated by the fools impudence, the Duke orders his death. With the Dukes guards in pursuit, Pocket makes a daring escape.
He soon stumbles into the wooded realm of the fairy king Oberon, who, as luck would have it, IS short a fool. His jester Robin Goodfellowthe mischievous sprite better known as Puckwas found dead. Murdered. Oberon makes Pocket an offer he cant refuse: he will make Pocket his fool and have his death sentence lifted if Pocket finds out who killed Robin Goodfellow. But as anyone who is even vaguely aware of the Bards most performed play ever will know, nearly every character has a motive for wanting the mischievous sprite dead.
With too many suspects and too little time, Pocket must work his own kind of magic to find the truth, save his neck, and ensure that all ends well.
A rollicking tale of love, magic, madness, and murder, Shakespeare for Squirrels is a Midsummer Nights noir a wicked and brilliantly funny good time conjured by the singular imagination of Christopher Moore.
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