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Well, that’s the kind of humor that Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s release Good Omens brims with, and it is so damn good. The two British aut. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch () is a World Fantasy Award-nominated novel, written as a collaboration between the English authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Buenos presagios (Spanish Edition) eBook: Terry Pratchett, NEil Gaiman, Maria Ferrer: : Kindle Store.

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Return to Book Page. Speaking of which, there is no naturalness to the pivotal character, “the anti-christ”. The book is a comedy about the birth of the son of Satanthe coming of the End Times. I can easily say that a book never made me laugh as hard as this one did I physically laughed my ass off multiple times while reading.

Due to the mishandling of several infants in the hospital, the real Anti-Christ is Adam Young, a charismatic and slightly otherworldly eleven-year-old living in Lower Tadfield, Oxfordshirean idyllic town in Britain.

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett

But an enemy for six thousand years now, which made him a sort of friend. There are attempts by the angel Aziraphale and the demon Crowley to sabotage the coming of the end times, having grown accustomed to their comfortable surroundings in England.

Yeah maybe the story is a bit waffly in places and there are some useless tangents it runs off on, but it is downright funny. Actually, Aziraphale was my second favorite character. I told him that’s what actually happened, but he insisted the arsenic worked better It was witty and fast-paced and had so many brilliant things to say about society and religion.


I wouldn’t say that I laughed out loud, but I snorted once or twice and smiled the whole way through! Another subplot concerns the summoning of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypseeach a big personality in their own right. It’s definitely inspired me to read some Terry Pratchett though and maybe dig out more Neil Gaiman. The fact that Pestilence, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, retired when penicillin was introduced and was replaced by Pollution, made me laugh and laugh hard.

And for all of that it gets the ineffable five stars. Well done to all! Onstage, I was a devil. Even more I enjoyed the friendship between them and how they worked both together and against each other. So that’s why it didn’t get that fifth star from me.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. So Lratchett wondered if maybe I shouldn’t go back and check this one out. Such as Crowley’s plant-tending method: Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter. It’s a pleasure to read, and a pleasure to seriously reflect upon after having a good laugh. The instant Crowley was mentioned I thought of Supernatural.

A demon who always wear glasses, drives a Bentley and listens to Queen. To ask other readers questions about Good Omensplease sign up. We did quite a few changes. While the book is very entertaining, it also ask I find teerry very difficult not to like a book about how plans for Armageddon hit a snag when a scatterbrained Satanic nun misplaces the Antichrist.

If he were totally honest with himself he would have to have admitted that his bookshop was simply somewhere to store them. But Neil’s happy with it!


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So I agreed to give it another shot. The book at first reminded her of Candidewhich she had surreptitiously read at the convent, but M.

One of Gaiman’s rerry is surely his general lack of humor. Inhe turned to writing full time. On 19 MarchNeil Gaiman announced on his website that a television series adaptation of his novel “is in the works from Terry Jones” with a gwiman to Terry Pratchett’s webpage confirming the news. The simple and yet thrilling scenery painted with the poignant humour and sharp social and political criticism that shines through each page in a delicate and tactful way is something to be cherished, something special that one doesn’t find too often.

This one has to rank near the top, maybe even as the downright finest. I mean, come on! Pratchwtt think it will be a good time and lets face it at the end of neli world you might as well have a good time. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The lovely images above can be seen here and here.

I did most of the physical writing because:. My favorite line and it was a tough decision, believe me! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Also there’s plenty of banter like this: