FoolBook - 2009 | 1st ed.
From Library Staff
A laugh-out-loud satire and re-telling of 'King Lear', starring Pocket, Lear's jester, as he tries to clean up the mess made by the king's actions. So clever and so funny and so fool-ish! A natural read-alike for this play.
Vilka Aug 21, 2011
The story of King Lear rendered comedically (shut up, it's possible...surprisingly) through the perspective of Lear's sharp-tongued, foul-mouthed (but mostly basically decent) fool.
I *hated* reading Lear in school (even though I generally enjoy Shakespeare), but I had fun with this comedic prose... Read More »
An American writer imitating Brit wit with a twist can be a fine, fine thing. Even without the 'faux Brit' angle, Moore's work is more like play, and, as one reviewer puts it: 'low horror and high camp'.
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Coarse Language: Lots of use of the f-word, plus others.
Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.
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" "My my, Fi, bit of a tart aren't we?"
"Druish love. My people burn a virgin every autumn - one can't be too careful." "
"Tosser!" cried the raven.