Good Omens

It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused, not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally bad, but by people being fundamentally people.

Good Omens, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett


Good Omens is co-authored by Terry Pratchett, writer of the sublime Discworld series, and Neil Gaiman, author of Neverwhere, Stardust and American Gods (all of which constitute truly stunning examples of modern imaginative fiction) and the Sandman graphic novels, which feature a mythology as dense and inventive as Tolkien’s.

With a combination like that it’s no surprise that I’ve fallen completely in love with this book, and I’m only on page 60.


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