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The Serpent of Venice

By Christopher Moore, 1957- author

"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 him an evening of spirits and debauchery with a rare Amontillado sherry and Brabantio's beautiful daughter, Portia. But their invitation is, of course, bogus. The wine is drugged and the girl is not even within 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 has 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"-- Provided by publisher.

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2014

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Format: Book
Author: Moore, Christopher, 1957- author
Summary: "William Shakespeare meets Edgar Allan Poe in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore's THE SERPENT OF VENICE! Oh, yeah, and everyone's favorite fool, Pocket of Dog Snogging, is back, too"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: The serpent of Venice / Christopher Moore.
Publisher Date: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Subject: Merchants -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction. Legislators -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction. Navies -- Italy -- Venice -- Officers -- Fiction. Avarice -- Fiction. Revenge -- Fiction. Deception -- Fiction. Attempted murder -- Fiction. Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- 1508-1797 -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780061779763 (hbk. : alk. paper) 0061779768 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 11
Call Number: F Moore
Oclc: 870248747
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Bib Id: 512953

Format: Book
Author: Moore, Christopher, 1957- author.
Summary: "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 him an evening of spirits and debauchery with a rare Amontillado sherry and Brabantio's beautiful daughter, Portia. But their invitation is, of course, bogus. The wine is drugged and the girl is not even within 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 has 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Summary: "William Shakespeare meets Edgar Allan Poe in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Moore's THE SERPENT OF VENICE! Oh, yeah, and everyone's favorite fool, Pocket of Dog Snogging, is back, too"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: The serpent of Venice / Christopher Moore.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Description: 326 pages : map ; 24 cm
Subjects: Merchants -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction.
Subjects: Legislators -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction.
Subjects: Navies -- Italy -- Venice -- Officers -- Fiction.
Subjects: Avarice -- Fiction.
Subjects: Revenge -- Fiction.
Subjects: Deception -- Fiction.
Subjects: Attempted murder -- Fiction.
Subjects: Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- 1508-1797 -- Fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
LCCN: 2014002826
ISBN: 9780061779763 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0061779768 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 11
Call Number: F Moore