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The Book of Gud
Milo Hastings
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The Book of Gud

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A traveling cigar salesman runs across a reclusive hermit. The hermit's aim is to write an autobiography of a God no one believed in any more. The salesman, a bit of a writer himself, suggests the setting be after eternity, and the book takes form. And so begins the nonsensical tale of Gud, accompanied by his faithful Underdog.
Kindle Edition, 155 pages
Published March 24th 2011 (first published 1925)
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D.M. Dutcher
Sep 11, 2012 D.M. Dutcher rated it it was ok
Shelves: fantasy, gonzo, nonsense
Imagine Alice in Wonderland, but for atheists. This is the story of Gud, god who got tired of his world and smashed it, as he walks among the impossible curve and meets being after being.

It's a surprisingly well written book. Imagine Grendel but with more nonsense, and a atheistic bent. Two disgruntled writers collaborate on a manuscript, which one published after the other is struck dead by lightning. The tale is fabulous and surreal, and the writers themselves comment on the manuscript and eve
Charles Van Buren
Oct 09, 2015 Charles Van Buren rated it liked it
A satirical attack on God

The free Kindle e-book lists Harold Hersey and Milo M. Hastings as the authors. I have read that the showman, Billy Rose, should also be considered a co-author as he did far more than merely proofread the chapters as they were written. One reviewer called this short novel, ALICE IN WONDERLAND for atheists, which is a pretty good description, even though the authors skewer and find humor in more than God. There are many bizarre happenings told with some wit. However, abou
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