Up Jumps The Devil by Michael PooreUp Jumps The Devil by Michael Poore

Up Jumps The Devil

byMichael Poore

Paperback | July 3, 2012

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“The sustained comedy in this hilarious novel is equaled only by its heart, and the myriad ways there are for it to break. I love this book. Michael Poore writes like an angel.”
—Daniel Wallace, author of Big Fish

John Scratch, the Devil himself, is the protagonist in this stunningly imaginative, sharp, funny, and tender novel, as he tricks, teases, and prods America to greatness in the hope of luring his lost love back down to Earth from Heaven. Up Pops the Devil is fiction with humor and heart, the kind of hilarious, off-beat, and original reading experience that fans of Chris Moore, Joe Hill, Chuck Palahniuk, and Jim Shepard would sell their souls for—a brilliant blending of the occult and the outrageous starring the anti-hero of anti-heroes, the one and only Prince of Darkness.

Michael Poore’s work has appeared in theSouthern Review,theCarolina Quarterly,Hayden’s Ferry Review, Fiction, StoryQuarterly,andGlimmer Trainand has been nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize. His 2009 story “Blood Dauber,” written with Nebula Award nominee Ted Kosmatka, appeared inAsimov’sand has been nominated for the prestigious Sturg...
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Title:Up Jumps The DevilFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:July 3, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006206441X

ISBN - 13:9780062064417

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“Part fable, part warped historical travelogue, Up Jumps the Devil is an inscrutably charming debut novel that poses the question: What if Satan wasn’t that bad a guy? I don’t know where Michael Poore came from, but I sure am glad he’s here.”