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February Book Chat -- Good Omens

Meet with other book lovers in the neighbourhood and chat about your latest reads. We pick the books—you provide the conversation! This month’s pick: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman. Due to the possibility of mature content in discussions, participants must be 16 years of age or older.

 

About the book:

"There is a distinct hint of Armageddon in the air. According to the Nice and Accurate Prophesies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (recorded, thankfully, in 1655, before she blew up her entire village and all its inhabitants, who had gathered to watch her burn), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, the Four Bikers of the Apocalypse are revving up their mighty hogs and hitting the road, and the world's last two remaining witch-finders are getting ready to fight the good fight, armed with awkwardly antiquated instructions and stick pins. Atlantis is rising, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring... Right. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon -- each of whom has lived among Earth's mortals for many millennia and has grown rather fond of the lifestyle -- are not particularly looking forward to the coming Rapture. If Crowley and Aziraphale are going to stop it from happening, they've got to find and kill the Antichrist (which is a shame, as he's a really nice kid). There's just one glitch: someone seems to have misplaced him..."  --BiblioCommons

Langue

English

Groupe d'âge

Adulte
Adultes 50-plus
Image: Good Omens

Good Omens

The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch : A Novel
By Pratchett, Terry
Image: Good Omens

Good Omens

By Gaiman, Neil