Zeus is a Dick

Book cover for 'Zeus is a Dick'
Genre Fiction


Nov 2020
  • UK Hodder & Stoughton

In the beginning, everything was fine.* And then along came Zeus.

*more or less.

Ahh, Greek myths. Those glorious tales of heroism, honour and...petty squabbles, soap-opera drama and more weird sex than Fifty Shades of Grey could shake a stick at!

It's about time we stopped respecting myths and started laughing at them - because they're really very weird. Did you know Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, was born of some discarded genitals? Or that Hera threw her own son off a mountain because he was ugly? Or that Apollo once kidnapped a boat full of people while pretending to be a dolphin?

And let's not even get started on Zeus - king of the gods, ruler of the skies and a man who's never heard of self-control. In fact, if there's one thing most Greek myths have in common, it's that all the drama could have been avoided if someone could keep it in their toga....

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