Smashing retelling of the old Norse Myths featuring Odin and Thor, Freya and Frigg, Fenrir and Hel, all voiced by trickster Loki.
The one I should have read before The Testament of Loki!
Author page: The Gospel of Loki – Joanne M. Harris
Rollicking fantasy set in modern day English village / town (in the West Country was my impression). Loki escapes eternal torment into AsgardTM computer game, and from there into self harming, anorexic teen, Jumps.
Slowly settling into their shared space, Loki and Jumps discover other gods have made similar journeys to this part of the English countryside, and soon old rivalries resurface and battles resume…
I’d not realised it was part of a series. And, yes, it is that Joanne Harris.
Author page: The Testament of Loki – Joanne M. Harris