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

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The classic collaboration from the internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, now 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 . . .

About the Author


Neil Gaiman is the New York Times bestselling and multi-award winning author and creator of many beloved books, graphic novels, short stories, film, television and theatre for all ages. He is the recipient of the Newbery and Carnegie Medals, and many Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Will Eisner Awards. Neil has adapted many of his works to television series, including Good Omens (co-written with Terry Pratchett) and The Sandman. He is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR and Professor in the Arts at Bard College. For a lot more about his work, please visit: https://www.neilgaiman.com/



Terry Pratchett (1948–2015) was the acclaimed creator of the globally revered Discworld series. In all, he authored more than fifty bestselling books, which have sold more than one hundred million copies worldwide. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. He was awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to literature in 2009, although he always wryly maintained that his greatest service to literature was to avoid writing any.

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: 9780060853983
ISBN-10: 0060853980
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: November 28th, 2006
Pages: 512
Language: English