A Dirty Job: A Novel by Christopher Moore

By Christopher Moore

Charlie Asher is a stunning common man with a typical existence, married to a brilliant and beautiful girl who really loves him for his normalcy. They're even approximately to have their first baby. definite, Charlie's doing okay—until humans begin shedding lifeless round him, and all over the place he is going a depressing presence whispers to him from below the streets. Charlie Asher, it sort of feels, has been recruited for a brand new place: as dying.

It's a grimy task. yet, good day! Somebody's gotta do it.

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The woman also wanted to check with you that the notes for Lily’s absences were legitimate. ” “That’s great. I took this call today—an estate in Pacific Heights. ” Ray tapped a piece of notepaper on the counter. ” “I’ll do it, but first we have a lot to catch up on. ” Ray didn’t move. ” He nodded to the sneakers and frog on the counter. “Oh, those, I think there’s something wrong with them. ” Ray looked again. ” said Charlie. ” “I have a Geiger counter,” Ray said. ” “Maybe later,” Charlie said. ” Over the next hour Ray watched as Charlie moved a set of what seemed randomly chosen items from the store to the back room, directing him to under no circumstances put them back out or sell them to anyone.

I don’t think I can eat these things ever again,” Jane said. ” Charlie grabbed the sausage from her and flung it into the sink. ” “Yes, yes, you saw some guy get hit by a bus so your fabric is unraveling. ” “And why is that news, Charlie? ” “They have been. Probably. But this time it’s real. ” a dirty job 31 “Hey, these are all-beef Lil’ Smokies. ” “What problem? ” Charlie’s problem was that the trailing edge of his Beta Male imagination was digging at him like bamboo splinters under the fingernails.

That’s not good for you, you know. ” a dirty job 25 Lily lifted the lavender wig to reveal her close-cut maroon locks underneath, then dropped it again. ” She stood and patted the bar stool. “Sit, Asher. Confess. ” Lily leaned back against the counter, and tilted her head to look attentive, but with her dark eye makeup and lavender hair it came off more like a marionette with a broken string. Charlie came around the counter and sat on the stool. “I was just in line behind this William Creek guy, and I saw his umbrella glowing .

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