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The classic, bestselling dark and hilarious take on mankind's final judgement by two genre giants reached the small screen this spring in the Amazon Prime Original / BBC TV production - written by Neil Gaiman and with a brilliant all-star cast!

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NOW ON AMAZON PRIME - STARRING DAVID TENNANT, MICHAEL SHEEN, JON HAMM AND BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH
'Marvellously benign, ridiculously inventive and gloriously funny' Guardian
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'Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don't let you go around again until you get it right'

According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, Judgement Day is almost upon us and the world's going to end in a week . . .

Now people have been predicting the end of the world almost from its very beginning, so it's only natural to be sceptical when a new date is set for Judgement Day. But what if, for once, the predictions are right, and the apocalypse really is due to arrive next Saturday, just after tea?

You could spend the time left drowning your sorrows, giving away all your possessions in preparation for the rapture, or laughing it off as (hopefully) just another hoax. Or you could just try to do something about it.

It's a predicament that Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon now finds themselves in. They've been living amongst Earth's mortals since The Beginning and, truth be told, have grown rather fond of the lifestyle and, in all honesty, are not actually looking forward to the coming Apocalypse.

And then there's the small matter that someone appears to have misplaced the Antichrist . . .

Reviews

Wickedly funny

Time Out

A superbly funny book. Pratchett and Gaiman are the most hilariously sinister team since Jekyll and Hyde. If this is Armageddon, count me in

James Herbert

Wow

Washington Post

Wow

WASHINGTON POST

Heaven to read, and you'll laugh like hell

Time Out

Not quite as sinister as the authors' photo

The Times

Hilarious Pratchett magic tempered by Neil Gaiman's dark steely style; who could ask for a better combination?

Fear

Frequently hilarious, littered with funny footnotes and eccentric characters. It's also humane, intelligent, suspenseful, and fully equipped with a chorus of "Tibetans, Aliens, Americans, Atlanteans and other rare and strange creatures of the Last Days." If the end is near, Pratchett and Gaiman will take us there in style

Locus

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552176453

    May 7, 2019

    Corgi

    416 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780552171892

    December 15, 2014

    Corgi

    416 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780552159845

    February 1, 2012

    Corgi

    416 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781448110230

    October 31, 2011

    Transworld Digital

    416 pages

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