Spoiler-Free Review: Good Omens

God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising

Authors: Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Aziraphale, an uptight angel, and Crowley, a fun-loving demon have been on earth since The Beginning. Over the millennia, a work friendship arose. Quiet frankly, they both like earth with it’s books and cars and digital watches, which is why they were both saddened to hear about the apocalypse. Their role is to be the proverbial “angel” and “demon” on the shoulders of the Antichrist guiding and tempting him in the final days that will once and for all decide the fate of humanity.

Just one little problem. . . they lost the Antichrist. It’s really the satanic nuns fault.

I really liked this book. It knows how to walk the line between morbid and silly. I highly recommend this book to fans of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, The Graveyard Book, and Series of Unfortunate Events.

3 Comments

    1. I’d say 13+. I don’t recall any content being truly questionable for younger readers, but part of Terry Pratchett’s charm is using over the top language to explain the mundane, so you have to be a bit of a wordsmith to follow the plot.

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