The Gospel of Loki
By Joanne Harris
A Trickster God Epic Adventure Book
Most people have heard of Thor and Loki because they have appeared in plenty of high profile movies recently. These Norse gods who helm from the powerful city of Asgard are known for fierce battles, playfulness and a certain amount of 'chaos.'
Travelling between the world of the living and one of the dead, the predictably cheeky Loki is widely known as the trickster god.
Joanne Harris decided to focus on him and write from his perspective about his frantic life and the awkward predicaments that he finds himself in her well written novel, 'The Gospel of Loki.'
As Asgard faces destruction and the one-eyed Odin is setting him difficult challenges, Loki goes from one awkward situation to another, with only his charm and ability to deceive as weapons.
With unusual offspring and a series of affairs behind him, Loki seems to find ways to make new friendships, entice new love interests and dig himself further into spiralling holes of despair.
Check out this clever, witty and unrelenting tale of his exploits, woven knowingly by Harris with her typically insightful first person narrative.
When you've finished you'll be wanting more. Don't worry, a sequel awaits.
***** A fully entertaining read.