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Good Omens By Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett

There’s just something about English humor.  

For those of you who’ve read and liked The Hitchhiker’s Guide, but sometimes felt weighed down by all the little asides and numerous details, read this book.  For those of you who are Gaiman fans, this book is well worth the extra few minutes it might take to read.  Pratchett’s always witty, but sometimes confusing style, is tempered by Gaiman’s ability to weave a story so entertaining you barely notice you are reading. 

Both are able to completely suspend your disbelief in their humorous, outlandish plots.

But guess what?  About 2 months have elapsed between the last line and now and I never finished reading the book.  Those library deadlines really sneak up on you when you’re juggling more than one book…

Because of this I will instead finish the entry by adding a blatent plug for Neil Gaiman books I have finished.  American Gods and the Sandman Series were the first I read by him.  I’ve since read Anansi Boys and Stardust, along with the cinematic versions of Stardust and Mirrormask.  Someday I’ll get around to Neverwhere…

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