Items related to Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes...

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

4.24 avg rating
( 621,481 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780060853969: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The classic collaboration from the internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, now a Prime original series starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant.

"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 . . .

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Pratchett (of Discworld fame) and Gaiman (of Sandman fame) may seem an unlikely combination, but the topic (Armageddon) of this fast-paced novel is old hat to both. Pratchett's wackiness collaborates with Gaiman's morbid humor; the result is a humanist delight to be savored and reread again and again. You see, there was a bit of a mixup when the Antichrist was born, due in part to the machinations of Crowley, who did not so much fall as saunter downwards, and in part to the mysterious ways as manifested in the form of a part-time rare book dealer, an angel named Aziraphale. Like top agents everywhere, they've long had more in common with each other than the sides they represent, or the conflict they are nominally engaged in. The only person who knows how it will all end is Agnes Nutter, a witch whose prophecies all come true, if one can only manage to decipher them. The minor characters along the way (Famine makes an appearance as diet crazes, no-calorie food and anorexia epidemics) are as much fun as the story as a whole, which adds up to one of those rare books which is enormous fun to read the first time, and the second time, and the third time...

From the Publisher:

"A Superbly funny book. Pratchett and Gaiman are the most hilariously sinister team since Jekyll and Hyde. If this is Armageddon, count me in"
- James Herbert

"GOOD OMENS is frequently hilarious, littered with funny footnotes and eccentric characters. It's also humane, intelligent, suspenseful, and fully equipped with a chorus of 'Tibetans, Aliens, American, Atlanteans and other rare and strange creatures of the Last Days.' If the end is near, Pratchett and Gaiman will take us there in style"
-Locus

"Wickedly funny"
-Time Out

"Hilarious Pratchett magic tempered by Neil Gaiman's dark steely style; who could ask for a better combination?"
-Fear

"Not quite as sinster as the authors' photo"
-The Times

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780060853983: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (Cover may vary)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0060853980 ISBN 13: 9780060853983
Publisher: William Morrow, 2006
Softcover

9780552176453: GOOD OMENS

RANDOM..., 2019
Softcover

9780552171892: Good Omens

Corgi, 2015
Softcover

9780062697257: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Willia..., 2019
Softcover

9780060853976: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Willia..., 2007
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Seller Image

Gaiman, Neil", "Pratchett, Terry"
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 20
Seller:
booksXpress
(Freehold, NJ, U.S.A.)

Book Description Hardcover. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # 9780060853969

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.57
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Best Bates
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # 52YZZZ004U6T_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Mega Buzz
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # 531ZZZ0075EE_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Qwestbooks
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # 535ZZZ0075GG_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
PublisherOverstocks
(Taunton, MA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # 533ZZZ0075AC_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Vital Products
(Southampton, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # 536ZZZ0075S2_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
BookShop4U
(PHILADELPHIA, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # 52ZZZZ0075AD_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Bookhouse
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # 532ZZZ0075DE_ns

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil; Pratchett, Terry
Published by William Morrow (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Booklot
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. . Seller Inventory # IR-BN-R-9780060853969

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.82
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Gaiman, Neil
Published by Thomas Nelson Publishers (2006)
ISBN 10: 0060853964 ISBN 13: 9780060853969
New Hardcover Quantity: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0060853964

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 21.07
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book