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The internationally beloved novel by dream literary collaborators and internationally bestselling writers, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Soon to be a massive new TV launch on Amazon Prime Video and the BBC, a series written and show-run by Neil himself and starring David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Jon Hamm and Miranda Richardson, to name but a few.
'Marvellously benign, ridiculously inventive and gloriously funny' Guardian
There is a hint of Armageddon in the air. According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies 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 massing, the four Bikers of the Apocalypse are revving up their mighty hogs and hitting the road, and the world's last two remaining witchfinders are getting ready to Fight the Good Fight. Atlantis is rising. Frogs are falling. Tempers are flaring, and everything appears to be going to Divine Plan.
Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not particularly looking forward to the coming Rapture. They've lived amongst Humanity for millennia, and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle. So if Crowley and Aziraphale are going to stop it from happening, they've got to find and kill the AntiChrist (which is a shame, really, as he's a nice kid). There's just one glitch: someone seems to have misplaced him.
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APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
This 1990 cult classic by legendary fantasy authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is laugh-out-loud funny and packed with quirky British humour that will delight Monty Python and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fans. Demon Crowley and Aziraphale the angel have been charged with keeping an eye on the Antichrist, but because of a mixup at the hospital, they’ve been following the wrong kid. Veteran actor Martin Jarvis—who’s famous for portraying P.G. Wodehouse’s unflappable butler Jeeves in audiobooks, radio plays, and even on Broadway—bounces from the sarcasm of Crowley to the impertinent innocence of Aziraphale (and every other eccentric character) with ease. He nails every pause, joke and subtle irony throughout his impressive performance.It all adds up to dark, witty and naughty entertainment—the end of the world has never sounded so fun.