The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
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The time of the antichrist is at hand, but a mix-up at the hospital leaves the child of Satan to be raised in a quiet middle-class British family. Meanwhile, agents for heaven and hell, who rather like living on Earth, cooperate to prevent the apocalypse. If you like wry British humor with a das... Read More »
From two delightful imaginations comes a comic masterpiece in which the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles, the hound of the devil chases sticks, and the end of the world is subject to Murphy's Law.
According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter -the world's only _totally reliable_ guide to the future - the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just after tea.
Two greats, Gaiman and Pratchett, came together to write this tale of a demon and an angel who decide that their bosses' planned apocalypse does not suit them. Library Journal called it "an untrammeled romp through the latter days."
Nutter's the name, prophecy's the game. End of days, wot? Got your Anti-Christ? Check. Hell hound? Check. Satanic nun? Present! Not to mention angels both virtuous and fallen. A side-splitting novel in which being evil means never having to pay for bodywork for your Bentley and listening to lots ... Read More »
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