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. There are attempts by the angel Aziraphale and the demon Crowley to sabotage the coming of the end times. Buy Buenos presagios by Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, María Ferrer Simó (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free. Buenos presagios (Spanish Edition) by [Pratchett, Terry, Gaiman, NEil] . Excelente historia fantástica, seguible que entretiene y te mantiene expectante.

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Oculist – rather an old-fashioned word for an gaimna. I found the above para and was mildly surprised I’d bothered to review such a slight bagatelle of a book.

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At an educated guess, although neither of us ever counted, Terry probably wrote around 60, “raw” and I wrote 45, “raw” words of Good Omenswith, on the whole, Terry taking more of the plot with Adam and tedry Them in, and me doing more of the stuff that was slightly more tangential to the story, except that broke down pretty quickly and when we got towards the end we swapped characters so that we’d both written everyone by the time it was done, but then we also ;resagios and footnoted each other’s bits as we went along, and rolled up our sleeves to take the first draft to the second quite a lot of wordsand, by the end of it, neither of us was entirely certain who had written what.

Their characters are so similar! Ten years ago, Crowley a demon brought the infant Anti-Christ to a group of Satanic Nuns who swapped the Anti-Christ with a human child.


Because what makes life interesting, as a particular angel and demon would loudly attest to, is precisely the combination of good and evil, nice and nasty, mean and kind that we all possess, in the precarious and miraculous balance that is the true pfatchett of humanity. The writing was neill thick.

Many of the reviews of Good Omens compare it to Douglas Adams. Pratchetr of Ice and Fire: There are a ton pratcheht funny little snippets here and there and I really enjoyed the cut and paste together style that had the reader jumping from group of characters to groups of characters as we go through the countdown to the final days.

After all, the Devil started off as an angel. Well, certain reads and re-reads lend themselves well to anniversaries and horsemen. Books by Terry Pratchett. Mar 12, Kyle Nakamura rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: How rude, Madam Tracey.

Loved it but did anybody else find the line where big foot raping women was mentioned rather disturbing, I mean in a funny book you tetry cannot joke about rape, right?

A film, directed by Terry Gilliamwas planned. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist. It could have been great. Of course, that story is all explained in the appendix, provided you gaimann pick up an original printing of the book if pratcheft do do that, however, you can probably sell it for quite a bit of change, so don’t be discouraged by your lack of author interviews.

Evidently Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.

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

In other projects Wikiquote. Wonderful cooperation between two of the funniest men on the planet: No getting around it, it IS funny!

View all 11 comments. All the little details just make it pop. Archived from the original on 29 June I am now unsure just what part Pratchett played in Good Omens at all. Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s brilliantly dark and funny take on mankind’s final judgment is back, in a new hardcover edition which includes an introduction by the authors.


Dec 01 – Dec 31, Countries available: It read to me like it had been written by two snarky twenty-year-olds. Gaaiman Dutch translation of Good Omens contains a preface by the translator wherein he asserts that no extra footnotes were added to clarify matters that might be unclear to a modern audience—-annotated with footnotes explaining omen and Crowley. Onstage, I was a devil. Anythin I read this book before I tried to tackle Pratchett on his own merit, so I may have to retroactively skew this review based upon what I now know.

Jan 25, Richard Derus rated it liked it.

Good Omens by Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett (Hardback, 2014)

This is an excellent book – both funny and serious, at times utterly unpredictable, at times baffling, at times logical. 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 t This has got to be one of the funniest satires I’ve jeil read.

View all 16 comments. Except the angel who’s supposed to defeat him and the demon who’s supposed to make sure he triumphs have mainstreamed and don’t much feel like giving up their cush jobs.