Christopher Moore, author of The Serpent of Venice, on tour April/May 2014

Posted By on January 13, 2014

The Serpent of VeniceAbout The Serpent of Venice

• Hardcover: 336 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (April 22, 2014)

Venice, a long time ago. Three prominent Venetians await their most loathsome and foul dinner guest, the erstwhile envoy from the Queen of Britain: the rascal-Fool Pocket.

This trio of cunning plotters—the merchant, Antonio; the senator, Montressor Brabantio; and the naval officer, Iago—have lured Pocket to a dark dungeon, promising an evening of sprits and debauchery with a rare Amontillado sherry and Brabantio’s beautiful daughter, Portia.

But their invitation is, of course, bogus. The wine is drugged. The girl isn’t even in the city limits. Desperate to rid themselves once and for all of the man who has consistently foiled their grand quest for power and wealth, they have lured him to his death. (How can such a small man, be such a huge obstacle?). But this Fool is no fool . . . and he’s got more than a few tricks (and hand gestures) up his sleeve.

Greed, revenge, deception, lust, and a giant (but lovable) sea monster combine to create another hilarious and bawdy tale from modern comic genius, Christopher Moore.

Christopher Moore ap1About Christopher Moore

Christopher Moore is the author of twelve previous novels: Practical Demonkeeping, Coyote Blue, Bloodsucking Fiends, Island of the Sequined Love Nun, The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove, Lamb, Fluke, The Stupidest Angel, A Dirty Job, You Suck, Fool , and Bite Me . He lives in San Francisco, California.

Find out more about Christopher at his website, connect with him on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter.

Christopher’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, April 22nd: Bookshelf Fantasies

Wednesday, April 23rd: Bibliotica

Thursday, April 24th: BookNAround

Friday, April 25th: In Bed with Books

Monday, April 28th: Not Yet Read

Tuesday, April 29th: BoundbyWords

Wednesday, April 30th: Conceptual Reception

Thursday, May 1st: Sidewalk Shoes

Monday, May 5th: cupcake’s book cupboard

Wednesday, May 7th: A Reader of Fictions

Thursday, May 8th: Ace and Hoser Blook

Friday, May 9th: Tiffany’s Bookshelf

Monday, May 12th: Doing Dewey

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