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

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scarllet.veras, October 29, 2014 (view all comments by scarllet.veras)
I read this book when I was a junior in high school and now I'm in my freshman year of college, and it is still to this day one of my top favorite books. Good Omens is witty and funny and ingenious. I love all the characters and e interactions between them. Both Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett are amazing. I'd definitely recommend this book for a bad at, or even a good one!
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Moodypdx, May 16, 2013 (view all comments by Moodypdx)
How did I originally miss this book? How did it slip by me? Best type of humor, laugh out loud moments, hard to put down, all the things I love in a book.
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mymira89, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by mymira89)
If you want a book that will make you laugh out loud while excitedly turning its pages; if you want to read something that provides deep thought while still provoking a child-like sense of innocence; if you want a story weaved from the minds of two brilliant authors who have obviously never stopped letting their imagination take over, read this book.

With characters to fall in love with instantly, and enough twists in its plot to keep even the brightest interested, Good Omens pulls the reader in and grips them until the end. In the midst of the lighthearted hilarity, some heartwarming moments, and a few heart-racing ones as well, the intricate plot cleverly weaves itself together in ways impossible to predict.

It is highly recommended for lovers of adventure, fun, and laughing until your cheeks hurt. Fans of Terry Pratchett will not be disappointed; however, it is excellent as an introduction to his writing as well.

I’ve now read it three times and it is still one of my all time favorite books.
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Scott Mist, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by Scott Mist)
One of my favorite books. Gaiman and Pratchett are a great combination and have a good laugh at religion as a whole.
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inescompton, January 24, 2012 (view all comments by inescompton)
Have you ever wanted to come up with a story that, while simultaneously utterly mocking the Bible and what it foretells and yet one that rides the exact no-no's the Church holds as true, all the while making the reader fall in love with an adorable if fallible demon being and an equally adorable long "lived" angel - both who know and enjoy one another's company - and make it really whistle, make it really sing? Make it so that you cannot put it down and yet you do not want these characters to go out of your life? Make the reader laugh out loud - yet ponder those things we all secretly in the back of our minds wonder about..? all while keeping things light but not toooooo light? Making it dark and mysterious yet not tooooo dark? Punny but not annoying? Tickle the funnybone of the Apocalytics while not boring the rest of us?
Well these two guys have done it.
A masterpiece and worthy of re-reads...
Yay hurray for my friends N Gaiman and T Pratchett.
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Product Details

Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Harper Paperbacks
by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Gaiman, Neil
Pratchett, Terry
Fantasy - General
End of the world
General Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
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Trade PB
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8.00x5.33x1.04 in. .67 lbs.

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Product details 400 pages Harper Paperbacks - English 9780060853976 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The Apocalypse has never been funnier."
"Review" by , "Outrageous...read it for a riotous good laugh!"
"Review" by , "Hilariously naughty."
"Review" by , "Hilarious!"
"Review" by , "I whooped...I laughed...I was in near hysterics."
"Review" by , "[L]ittle asides, quirky observations, simple puns and parody eventually add up to snorts, chortles and outright laughs."
"Review" by , "Something like what would have happened if Thomas Pynchon, Tom Robbins and Don DeLillo had collaborated."
"Review" by , "Fiendishly funny."
"Review" by , "What's so funny about Armageddon? More than you'd think... Good Omens has arrived just in time."
"Review" by , "Huge fun."
"Review" by , "It could be called The Hitchhiker's Guide to Armageddon."
"Review" by , "A direct descendant of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
"Review" by , "From beginning to end, Good Omens is side-splittingly funny...a ripping good time."
"Review" by , "One Hell of a funny book."
"Review" by , "Wacky and irreverent."
"Review" by , "A slapstick Apocalypse, a grinning grimoire, a comic Necronomicon, a hitchhiker's guide to the netherworld."
"Review" by , "Full-bore contemporary lunacy. A steamroller of silliness that made me giggle out loud."
"Review" by , "Irreverently funny and unexpectedly wise....Highly recommended."
"Review" by , "An utter delight — fresh, exciting, uproariously funny."
"Review" by , "Reads like the Book of Revelation, rewritten by Monty Python."
"Synopsis" by , From two delightful imaginations comes a comic masterpiece in which the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles, the hound of the devil chases sticks, and the end of the world is subject to Murphy's Law.
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