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The Second Coming Paperback – 2 Feb 2012

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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage (2 Feb. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0099535521
  • ISBN-13: 978-0099535522
  • Product Dimensions: 12.8 x 2.2 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 180 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 302,209 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Believe me, this book is going to cause one almighty stink...Deeply, intelligently satirical. In lesser hands it could easily have become a crass rant. Yet Niven provides hilarious, perceptive entertainment...Only the truly ignorant will take offence. But then they usually do" (Henry Sutton The Mirror, Book of the Week ****)

"An entertaining novel...In the midst of it all, there is compassion, and insight into the way the impulse for truth can lead to dark acts indeed... Bloody funny" (Independent on Sunday)

"Consistently entertaining...Behind all the curses and the gags, orthodoxy reigns in Niven's MTV-style gospel as Jesus battles oppression, hypocrisy and the satanic forces of Simon Cowell - sorry, "Steven Stelfox". Consistently funny and smart...Trendy vicars might even consider distributing it after their Easter sermons" (Boyd Tonkin Independent)

"John Niven tore the music industry apart with his coruscating debut novel and now he's back again, along with Kill Your Friends obscene anti-hero Steven Stelfox, to get stuck into religion and celebrity culture... the story rattles along at a breakneck speed, delivering wonderful abuse at all and sundry" (The Big Issue)

"A humorous, quirky take on what Jesus would do, think and be if he was on Earth today" (Bookbag)

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The Son of God is back on Earth and starring on American Pop Star...

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