Gods Behaving Badly

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Random House, May 5, 2010 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Being immortal isn't all it's cracked up to be. Life's hard for a Greek god in the 21st century: nobody believes in you any more, even your own family doesn't respect you, and you're stuck in a delapidated hovel in north London with too many siblings and not enough hot water. But for Artemis (goddess of hunting, professional dog walker), Aphrodite (goddess of beauty, telephone sex operator) and Apollo (god of the sun, TV psychic) there's no way out... Until a meek cleaner and her would-be boyfriend come into their lives, and turn the world literally upside down.

Gods Behaving Badly is that rare thing, a charming, funny, utterly original first novel that satisfies the head and the heart.

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

I had definitely read this before as it turns out but not as audiobook so it was still a new experience. Yay! It was a fun read and I laughed a lot. Loved Neil and Alice and pretty much all the greek gods except for Apollo. Maybe I'll read it again in a few years. Read full review

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

I liked it. The Gods are at the end of there of powers. They are living in world where they can't even get a job - Zeus is a somewhat powerful dementia old man, Aphrodite is A backstabbing phone sex ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Marie Phillips was born in London in 1976. She studied anthropology and documentary making, and worked as a TV researcher for several years. More recently she has worked as an independent bookseller whilst writing Gods Behaving Badly.

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