My Friend Jesus Christ

Lars Husum

Published: 7 July 2011
Paperback, B Format
129x198mm, 336 pages
ISBN: 9781846272103

Translated by Mette Petersen


Having lost his parents at an early age, Niko has always looked to his older sister for protection. So when she starts wanting a life of her own, Niko tries everything he can think of to keep her attention, taking ever greater risks with his life and the lives of others until the day it ends in a tragedy. On returning to his flat after the grim event, Niko finds an uninvited biker sitting on his sofa. Big, bearded, and boldy asserting that he is Jesus, the biker gently but firmly advises Niko to clean up his act.And Niko does what he's told, with surprising consequences...

About the author

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Born in West Jutland, Denmark in 1974, Lars Husum has written for the screen, directed films, and this is his first book. More about the author


‘A frenzied tale full of bizarre energy and dark humour.’



‘A remarkable tragicomic tale about trust and friendship and how individual actions dictate the lives around you. Arresting’

‘Effervescent, character-driven, spare of style, occasionally shocking and often darkly funny’ Miles Fielder

‘Fearless, funny, life-affirming ... a startling novel’

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