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Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Review by Tai

The whole book is set on good 'ole Earth; more specifically present day England.

Aziraphale & Crowley - An Angel of heaven and hell respectively working on Earth. They have been on Earth so long that they've found they have more in common with eath other than would have thought. Being away from home have humanized them and leaving them with choices to be made on the last days of Earth.
Adam - The Antichrist
Death, War, Famine, and Pollution - The Four Horsemen
Anathema Device - A Witch
Newt Pulsifer - A Withfinder Private
Mr Shadwell - A Witchfinder Sergeant

The book revolves around the last couple of days on Earth before Armegeddon takes place. I'll keep this spoiler free and not say anymore.

When I picked this book up and read the back I was thinking, "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" and when I started reading it I was thinking "Dogma". And I was mostly right so if you liked that movie and liked the book, you'd probably like Good Omens. Pratchett and Gaiman fill the book with little jokes, cracks, and footnotes (Do read them, they are annoying sometimes, but they add to the book). However, sometimes the book gets hard to read because of the dialog . Not that the dialog is bad, but because of the characters accents it's hard to put together exactly what they're saying in one pass. Overall a good light read that had me laughing (Cracking up over the Biker gang part)

4 out of 5

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