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This review is from: Interview with a Jewish Vampire (Kindle Edition)
In America, Jews, like all citizens, are free to choose their occupation and lifestyle. Jewish doctors, Jewish lawyers, Jewish butchers, bakers and candle-stick makers are a dime a dozen. But I also know an (honorary) Jewish Indian chief and there are even (gasp!) Jewish baseball players, Jewish soldiers, Jewish carpenters, Jewish ditch diggers.
So why not Jewish vampires?
That's the hilarious thesis of Erica Manfred's Interview With A Jewish Vampire, a 90-degree twist on every vampire book you never read. Manfred's Star-of-David-crossed couple are Sheldon and Rhoda. She's a whining, neurotic, shopaholic writer and post-zaftig, pre-menopausal divorcee. He's an Orthodox rabbi working as a diamond cutter. And a vampire who goes to Bloodaholics Anonymous meetings. Instead of a Jewish mother, he's got a golem, a Jewish Francineenstein in an apron who keeps house and protects him from shiksas.
Rhoda and Sheldon meet, of course, via J-Date, and it's love at first sight. He hasn't gotten laid in a century, she's had a succession of inept or insensitive lovers, including her ex. Until Sheldon, she's never had anyone who could satisfy her deepest desires. She flips for this sensitive, tall, handsome and horny vampire. As their relationship deepens, Rhoda's neuroses compete for best supporting actress awards. Sheldon has his own problems, of course, including a clingy, all-vampire Hasidic daily minyan, his blood lust, and his poor grasp of traditional vampire skills. For example he really sucks at flying.
You'll be rolling on the floor, holding your sides and lusting for Type O long before this unlikely couple head for the chuppa and eternal togetherness.