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An American writer who writes mostly [[ComicLiterature comedic writing style]] and fantastic premises. [[TheVerse His novels generally take place within the same universe]].
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!!His books include:

* ''Literature/BloodsuckingFiends'' - A trilogy about vampires in UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco. Takes the format of BoyMeetsGhoul.
** ''You Suck: A Love Story'' - The boy is a ghoul as well.
** ''Bite Me: A Love Story'' - Now they have to prevent everyone from becoming a ghoul.
* ''Literature/CoyoteBlue'' - A man named Sam Hunter gets involved with the Native American trickster Coyote.
* ''Literature/ADirtyJob'' - A man becomes a sort of GrimReaper after the death of his wife, saving souls from the Underworld.
* ''Literature/FlukeOrIKnowWhyTheWingedWhaleSings'' - A whale shows up with the words "Bite Me" on its flukes.
* ''Literature/IslandOfTheSequinedLoveNun'' - A blacklisted pilot discovers a couple taking advantage of a native cargo cult.
* ''[[Literature/LambTheGospelAccordingToBiff Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal]]'' - The New Testament from the perspective of one of Jesus' friends.
* ''The Griff'' - A graphic novel documenting an attack on Earth by mythical griffons.
* ''Sacre Bleu'' - Set in 1890s Paris it's about the color blue...and the idea that Vincent van Gogh was murdered rather than commiting suicide.

'''The Pine Cove Novels'''
* ''Literature/PracticalDemonkeeping'' - A demon is accidentally summoned and cannot be banished. The summoner has to deal.
* ''Literature/TheLustLizardOfMelancholyCove'' - A giant beast comes out of the water and secretes a pheromone that causes lust.
* ''[[Literature/TheStupidestAngel The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror]]'' - An angel tries to grant a boy's wish of bringing SantaClaus back to life and ends up nearly causing a ZombieApocalypse.

'''Pocket the Fool'''

Novels featuring Moore's unique take on Shakespeare's plays
* ''Literature/{{Fool}}: A darkly comic version of Theatre/KingLear with the Fool as narrator and protagonist
* '' The Serpent of Venice'': The second in the series that combines elements of ''Theatre/TheMerchantOfVenice'' with Theatre/{{Othello}} and ''The Cask of Almonttiado'' as well as the dragon of the title.

!!Tropes associated with ChristopherMoore:

* AuthorCatchphrase: "Heinous fuckery" or "Heinous fuckery most foul"
* CanonWelding
* ClusterFBomb
* ComicLiterature
* CrossoverCosmology
* DeadpanSnarker
* FantasyKitchenSink
* GenreBusting
* LemonyNarrator
* UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco: Naturally, since he's a San Francisco based writer himself.
* SealedEvilInACan: Used in ''Literature/PracticalDemonkeeping'', ''[[Literature/LambTheGospelAccordingToBiff Lamb]]'', and ''[[Literature/BloodsuckingFiends You Suck]]''
* TheVerse: His novels generally take place in the same universe.
* UnfazedEveryman
* UrbanFantasy

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