Good to Be God

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Alma Books Limited, 2008 - Fiction - 270 pages
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"Using the credit card and identity of a handcuffs salesman, professional failure Tyndale Corbett arrives in Miami for a law-enforcement conference to discover the joys of luxury hotels and above all the delight of being someone else, someone successful. Feeling his previous lack of success might be due to insufficient ambition, Tyndale decides on a new moneymaking scheme. He will up the ante substantially, exponentially, and pretend to be someone really important and successful: God." "His mission to convince the citizenry of Miami that he is, despite appearances, the Supreme Being results in him taking over the Church of the Heavily Armed Christ. His duties there involve him in forming a private army, hiring call girls, trafficking coke, issuing death threats, beating off church-jackets and sorting out (as almightily as possible) various problems his parishioners are having with pets. All the while he is working on his grand project, the clincher miracle: dying and coming back to life."--BOOK JACKET.

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User Review  - Simon Clare - Goodreads

The most boring contemporary novel I have ever read. Nothing happens except a sequence of scenes that exist solely so that the author can flex his "quirky character" muscle. I got about two thirds of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tq - Goodreads

I could only make it halfway through. Yes, it's humorous at times, but it tries too hard other times. The main character is such a sad sack it's no wonder his life fell apart. I really can't feel for him, and after having just read another sub-par book, I can't deal with this one. Read full review

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Tibor Fischer was born in Stockport, England, in 1959, the son of Hungarian basketball champions. He is a journalist, TV documentarian, & author of three novels, "Under the Frog" (a Booker Prize finalist), "The Thought Gang," & "The Collector Collector.

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