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Gods Behaving Badly: A Novel
by Marie Phillips | Science Fiction & Fantasy
Registered by wingAzukiwing of Miami, Florida USA on 10/8/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by wingAzukiwing from Miami, Florida USA on Saturday, October 08, 2011

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Purchased at Miami's library book sale for BookCrossing.

British blogger Phillips's delightful debut finds the Greek gods and goddesses living in a tumbledown house in modern-day London and facing a very serious problem: their powers are waning, and immortality does not seem guaranteed. In between looking for work and keeping house, the ancient family is still up to its oldest pursuit: crossing and double-crossing each other. Apollo, who has been cosmically bored for centuries, has been appearing as a television psychic in a bid for stardom. His aunt Aphrodite, a phone-sex worker, sabotages him by having her son Eros shoot him with an arrow of love, making him fall for a very ordinary mortal-a cleaning woman named Alice, who happens to be in love with Neil, another nice, retiring mortal. When Artemis-the goddess of the moon, chastity and the hunt, who has been working as a dog walker-hires Alice to tidy up, the household is set to combust, and the fate of the world hangs in the balance. Fanciful, humorous and charming, this satire is as sweet as nectar. 

Journal Entry 2 by wingAzukiwing at World Erotic Art Museum in Miami, Florida USA on Sunday, October 09, 2011

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