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

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The classic collaboration from the international bestselling authors, now available in a keepsake hardcover edition. . . . “The Apocalypse has never been funnier.”—Clive Barker

Readers around the world have embraced the brilliance of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Now, 15 years after it was first published, their classic comic novel of the endtimes—the only collaborative effort of these two masters—is available in a special collector’s edition sure to attract the attention of devoted fans and new readers alike.

About the Author


Neil Gaiman is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, Anansi Boys, The Graveyard Book, Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett), The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains; the Sandman series of graphic novels; and the story collections Smoke and Mirrors, Fragile Things, and Trigger Warning. He is the winner of numerous literary honors, including the Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards, and the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States. He is Professor in the Arts at Bard College.



Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE, was the author of more than 70 books, including the internationally bestselling Discworld series of novels. His books have been adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. In January 2009, Pratchett was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his services to literature. Sir Terry, who lived in England, died in March 2015 at the age of 66.

Praise For…


“The Apocalypse has never been funnier.”
— Clive Barker

“Hilariously naughty.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Wacky and irreverent.”
Booklist

“Reads like the Book of Revelation, rewritten by Monty Python.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“Fiendishly funny.”
— New Orleans Times-Picayune

“From beginning to end, GOOD OMENS is side-splittingly funny . . . a ripping good time.”
— Rave Reviews

“If you’ve never read [GOOD OMENS], don’t miss it now. Grade: A.”
— Rocky Mountain News

“It could be called The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Armargeddon.”
— Palm Beach Post

“[L]ittle asides, quirky observations, simple puns and parody eventually add up to snorts, chortles and outright laughs.”
— San Diego Union-Tribune

“What’s so funny about Armageddon? More than you’d think . . . GOOD OMENS has arrived just in time.”
— Detroit Free Press

“Full-bore contemporary lunacy. A steamroller of silliness that made me giggle out loud.”
— San Diego Union-Tribune

“A direct descendant of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.”
— New York Times

“An utter delight—fresh, exciting, uproariously funny.”
— Poul Anderson

“Outrageous . . . read it for a riotous good laugh!”
— Orlando Sentinel

“I whooped . . . I laughed . . . I was in near hysterics.:
— New York Review of Science Fiction

“A slapstick Apocalypse, a grinning grimoire, a comic Necronomicon, a hitchhiker’s guide to the netherworld.”
— James Morrow, author of Only Begotten Daughter

“One Hell of a funny book.”
— Gene Wolfe

“Hilarious!”
— Locus

“Huge fun.”
— Sunday Express (London)

“Irreverently funny and unexpectedly wise . . . Highly recommended.”
— Library Journal

“Something like what would have happened if Thomas Pynchon, Tom Robbins and Don DeLillo had collaborated.”
— Washington Post
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060853969
ISBN-10: 0060853964
Publisher: William Morrow
Publication Date: February 28th, 2006
Pages: 400
Language: English