The Second Coming

John Niven

The Second Coming

An outrageous, irreverent look at faith, religion, modern culture and what might happen to the Son of God if he ever came back to Earth... 2.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
The Second Coming

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Classification Fiction
Genre General Fiction
Format Paperback
Pages 384
RRP £12.99
Date of Publication April 2011
ISBN 978-0434019564
Publisher William Heinemann
 

An outrageous, irreverent look at faith, religion, modern culture and what might happen to the Son of God if he ever came back to Earth...

Reviews

The Guardian

Jane Housham

There's an uncomfortable irony to Niven's blazing contempt for organised religion and so much else: in turning his verbal flamethrowers on all the bad guys in the world, he elevates himself to Messianic levels of sanctimony.

07/05/2011

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The Financial Times

AN Wilson

Niven’s God – a big executive in an open-plan office above the skies – and his dope-crazed son Jesus are the sort of silly idea you might expect in a student rag.

17/04/2011

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