The serpent of Venice: a novel

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"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"--
"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"--
Three prominent Venetians lure Pocket, an envoy from the Queen of Britain, into a dark dungeon, hoping to drug and kill him, but Pocket has more than a few tricks up his sleeve.
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subject_facet Attempted murder -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Avarice -- Fiction, Deception -- Fiction, Drugs -- Fiction, Electronic books, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Humorous / General, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General, FICTION / Satire, Gothic fiction, Greed -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Humorous fiction, Legislators -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction, Merchants -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction, Naval officers -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction, Navies -- Italy -- Venice -- Officers -- Fiction, Navies -- Officers -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction, Sea monsters -- Fiction, Venice (Italy) -- Fiction, Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- 1508-1797 -- Fiction
title_display The serpent of Venice : a novel
title_full The Serpent of Venice Fool Series, Book 2, The serpent of Venice : a novel / Christopher Moore, The serpent of Venice : a novel [electronic resource] / Christopher Moore, The serpent of Venice [sound recording] / Christopher Moore, New York times bestselling author of Sacré bleu and Fool, The serpent of venice : a novel [electronic resource] / Christopher Moore
title_short The serpent of Venice :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Attempted murder, Avarice, Deception, Drugs, Electronic books, Fiction, Foreign relations, Greed, Humor (Fiction), Legislators, Merchants, Naval officers, Navies, Officers, Revenge, Sea monsters