Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore

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Read Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal Online Free - The birth of Jesus has been well chronicled, as have his glorious teachings, acts, and divine sacrifice after his thirtieth birthday. But no one knows about the early life of the Son of God, the missing years -- except Biff, the Messiah's best bud, who has been resurrected to tell the story in the divinely hilarious yet heartfelt work "reminiscent of Vonnegut and Douglas Adams" (Philadelphia Inquirer).

Verily, the story Biff has to tell is a miraculous one, filled with remarkable journeys, magic, healings, kung fu, corpse reanimations, demons, and hot babes. Even the considerable wiles and devotion of the Savior's pal may not be enough to divert Joshua from his tragic destiny. But there's no one who loves Josh more - except maybe "Maggie," Mary of Magdala - and Biff isn't about to let his extraordinary pal suffer and ascend without a fight.



Title : Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
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ISBN : 0380813815
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 444 pages


Reviews


Kemper rated it ★★★★★

December 28, 2009

The last ten years have mutated my views on religion. I went from a vague agnostic live-and-let-live attitude to a full blown distrust and dislike of mass worshipping of mysterious deities. When it wasn’t being used as an excuse to murder people who believed different things, then it was being us...


Chris rated it ★★★★★

July 29, 2009

If you've been following my reviews over the last few years, I don't see any reason why I should have to put a caution into this, but here it is: if you're not interested in speculative fiction, open to the reinterpretation of the life of Jesus, speculation on the gaps in the gospels and the poss...


Kim rated it ★★★★★

March 07, 2016

What I remember from CCD: • It was Tuesday nights and that meant that I missed Who’s the Boss • All the really obnoxious cheerleaders went to my church (Our Lady of Perpetual Help-OLPH!) • I had to go to CCD so I could get confirmed or I couldn’t get married in a church (so I was told every time I...


Lyn rated it ★★★★☆

August 18, 2017

This book is funny as HELL! Though funny and most definitely irreverent, Lamb is a story about the Son of God and his times here on Earth amongst people, told from the perspective of Biff, Joshua’s (Jesus) childhood pal and Moore fills up the lost thirty some odd years from the gospels. Biff is t...


Dan rated it ★★★★★

January 28, 2011

Lamb is the story of the missing years of Jesus, as told by his best pal Biff. That's all you need in the way of summary. I was subjected to 12 years of Catholic school and mass every sunday for even longer than that so when I heard of the existence of a humorous book about Jesus' missing years, I...


Aaron rated it ★★★★★

August 30, 2007

Christopher Moore is a sick, sick fuck. And I mean that in a good way. I found a copy of this wonderfully hilarious novel at the Champaign Public Library Book Sale and decided that I ought to own a copy. It holds up well on a second read and served to fill a nostalgia for Kurt Vonnegut, whose deat...


Jonathan rated it ★☆☆☆☆

September 15, 2016

[I'm considering taking down this review, as I'm not happy that my most "liked" review is a negative one. It's too easy to earn praise by casting stones.] A book recommendation that I suffered through... not for charges of blasphemy, but for style. I can't stand this type of comedic writing with i...


Shannon (Giraffe Days) rated it ★★★★★

March 09, 2008

**some spoilers** Lamb starts with one of my favourite quotes, which sets the scene very aptly: "God is a comedian playing to an audience that is afraid to laugh" (Voltaire). A deceptively slim-looking book (but one that is absolutely heavenly to hold - no pun intended - with it's glossy floppy c...


Jason rated it ★★★☆☆

June 05, 2015

Mel Brooks and Monty Python have been there, done that. Christopher Moore retraces the steps of those comedy greats of the past in his Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal, a lighthearted take on what Christians call "the greatest story ever told." Sure, it's a good story, bu...


Lance rated it ★★★★☆

May 04, 2015

This is an hilarious take on the missing years of Jesus, known as Joshua bar Joseph in this account. The four gospels which mad it into the New Testament miss three decades of the Messiah's life. Only two of them say much about his birth, one describes a brief episode when Jesus was about twelve...





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