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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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The Enemy, of course. Many of the reviews of Good Omens compare it to Douglas Adams. The four Horsepersons of the Apocalypse have set vuenos on their way, and that must mean things are getting serious.

I can positively say that at least in my opinion this is one of the best books ever written okay, maybe I’m being a little subjective. Dw Happened to the Caped Crusader?

The whole premise, and I’m not giving much away here, begins with the accidental “mis-placement” of the infant Antichrist during a complex baby-swapping procedure intended to kick off the Apocalypse. So we have the stars: That’s what makes this book so great. All the personages were well-meaning and agreeable; the witches, the torturers of witches, the prostitutes, even the Demons of Hell; they were filled with kindness and compassion, and their worst faults amounted to an occasional mild irritability.

I have and keep informing about the production in detail here: Ooooo, this is exciting! The story centers around an angel and a demon who have spent thousands of years on earth together, and have quite a good working relationship. It read to me like it had been written by two snarky twenty-year-olds. They write “Adam” and his three friends extremely poorly. Think about answering machine or cassette jokes, and you’ve got it.


The bit where she’s dyin’ of the arsernick is dead good. But I really think that the Supernatural TV series borrowed stuff from this. It was fairly easy to keep track of because of the way we sent discs to one another, and because I was Keeper oresagios the Official Master Copy I can say that I wrote a bit over two thirds of Good Omens.

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

She’s married to this doctor, and he’s dead borin’, so she starts hangin’ around with these two lovers, and then she maxes out her credit card, so she eats arsernick and poisons herself. It’s definitely inspired me to read some Terry Pratchett though gaijan maybe dig out more Neil Gaiman.

The Heavy Stuff Inscription from Terry: In the French version, some characters were given French-sounding names. View all 22 comments.

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In the meantime, the Four Horsemen of rpesagios Apocalypse assemble: A book about free choice and nature vs nurture, some good old pondering over what is good and what is evil, commentary on our values and all together sorry state of our perceptions, all bundled up in the tedry hilarious and stingingly clever prose of the authors, who only cement there places as some of the best of our contemporaries. The Annotated Pratchett File.

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It felt like it was w I knew from the first page that this book would not work for me. In other projects Wikiquote. Gaiman and Pratchett had known each other since I think this is an honest account of the process of writing Good Omens. Jan 31, Choko rated it it was amazing Shelves: All the little details just make it pop. In Februaryit was reported that a television adaptation may be produced, with Terry Jones and Gavin Scott being “in talks” to write the series. If the holy war was allowed to finish, then everything would be destroyed and divvied up between the two realms – and that divide would be terrible.


So now I treat them as precious gems – the rarer, the more time and adoration I can lavish on each!!!

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Just humanity, in all the multifaceted nature of it, in its righteousness and wretchedness, love and cruelty, strengths and weaknesses, stupidity and wisdom. If he were totally honest with himself he would have to have admitted that his bookshop was simply somewhere to store them. Most of the other characters in the book were great fun to read—the demon and the angel and their strange sort of friendship was easily the best part of the book for me.

Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: I know a lot of people, especially fantasy fans, love this book, and I will admit that it is gaian, easily digestible, and certainly doesn’t betray the inclinations of either author. Another subplot concerns the summoning of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypseeach a big personality in their own right.

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Agnes Nutter was a witch in the 17th century and the only truly accurate prophet to have ever lived. I feel like when reading Gaiman’s books, there is always a positive and a negative thing at least in my case. Where did that voice come from, is that Freddy Mercury?