There is No Dog

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Puffin, 2012 - God - 242 pages
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There Is No Dog is the new, astonishing novel by Meg Rosoff.In the beginning there was Bob.And Bob created the heavens and the earthand the beasts of the field and the creatures of the sea, and twenty-five million other speciesincluding lots and lots of gorgeous girls.And all of this, he created in just six days.Six days!Congratulations, Bob!No wonder Earth is such a mess.Imagine that God is a typical teenage boy. He is lazy, careless, self-obsessed, sex-mad - and about to meet Lucy, the most beautiful girl on earth.Unfortunately, whenever Bob falls in love, disaster follows.Let us pray that Bob does not fall in love with Lucy.Praise for There Is No Dog:'My top choice for summer, it's an astounding crossover novel' - The Times'One must simply revel in the joyful singularity of Rosoff's latest masterpiece' - The GUardian'Genius!' - Anthony HorowitzMeg Rosoff became a publishing sensation with her first novel, How I Live Now, which won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Branford Boase Award. Her second novel, Just in Case, won the Carnegie Medal in 2007 and What I Was, her third novel, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and was highly acclaimed. Meg lives in London with her husband and daughter.Also by Meg Rosoff:How I Live Now; Just In Case; What I Was; The Bride's Farewell; There is No Dog

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User Review  - fromthecomfychair - LibraryThing

I enjoyed reading this book--it wasn't laugh-out-loud funny, more like smirk, smirk funny. God is a teen-age boy, who created the world in six days, then got bored and went back to skirt-chasing, his ... Read full review

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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

In usual Rosoff fashion I wasn't sure I liked this when I was reading it but as I've lived with it I find myself loving it more and more. Obviously her writing is still suburb and the story unique and ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Meg Rosoff became a publishing sensation with her first novel, How I Live Now, which won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Branford Boase Award. Her second novel, Just in Case, won the Carnegie Medal in 2007 and What I Was, her third novel, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and was highly acclaimed. Meg lives in London with her husband and daughter.

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