Good Omens - Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Good Omens

By Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

  • Release Date: 2011-06-28
  • Genre: Fantasy
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 1,171 Ratings)

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Description

The classic collaboration from the internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, soon to be an original series starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant.

?Season 2 of Good Omens coming soon!

“Good Omens . . . is something like what would have happened if Thomas Pynchon, Tom Robbins and Don DeLillo had collaborated. Lots of literary inventiveness in the plotting and chunks of very good writing and characterization. It’s a wow. It would make one hell of a movie. Or a heavenly one. Take your pick.” —Washington Post

According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655, before she exploded), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner.

So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon—both of whom have lived amongst Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle—are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture.

And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist . . .

Reviews

  • Good Omens

    5
    By PalatableDinner
    This fun comedic fantasy is very progressive for originally being published in 1990, featuring a nonbinary ace couple in the main cast. It explores the idea that as society and technology change, what good and evil look like change with it, and that these qualities aren’t inherent in people, they’re learned. People are more than their roots, and readers are reminded that the future isn’t set in stone, for decisions made today can change tomorrow, which holds endless possibility.
  • Yes

    5
    By Five Year Old Bloger
    I bought the book at Barnes and noble and I’m reviewing it here. It is hilarious. I watched the series before I read the book, but just thinking about Michael sheen every time aziraphale pops up is fantastic <3 also the good omens fandom is HUGE and there are a buttload of fanfics out there, but I digress. Gabriel is an arse. Read this book.
  • Book that offends on end

    3
    By writer4you
    This book isn’t seen as a typical fantasy. But one that offends religions and science saying it is wrong. The two angels are thrown into the story with little interest in the world around them. Opinions and thoughts are told like yesterday’s news. The book flows creatively through dialogue. A sense of humor that is merely overlooked. But what is seen as offensive is action packed. The book is for those who dislike religion and for those who are amused by philosophical discussions.
  • Just a great book

    5
    By time killler
    Please read this book
  • Great book !!!!!!!

    5
    By Good book !!!!
    Awesome book. Loved every bit of it. I thought that it was as good as the tv show. If you haven’t read it, you need to read it.
  • Awesome!

    5
    By friendly dog 60
    Best book in the world! Good Omens is a great book with lots of humor and adventure. Definitely worth the money from whatever store you get it from. Buy this book!
  • Aaaaaah

    5
    By UniSans
    Best book I’ve ever read, left me wanting more each time I read it. Really quite spectacular.
  • Good Omens

    5
    By .🤘.👍
    As a teenager I really enjoy books like this, it had a great premise and good comedy.
  • The Ha-pocolypse

    4
    By Mallorysbro
    This book shows its age, now. It is still extremely clever and humorous. I gave it a 4 star review because it is a little culturally specific for the English, but I, as an American, still found it thoroughly enjoyable.
  • Amazing

    5
    By Jvhenry
    I have read this book so many times and it only gets better!

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