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TV REVIEW: Good Omens – Mini Series

Angel, Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) and demon, Crowley (David Tennant) have been quietly co-operating for millennia. They’ve both become rather fond of earth-life and humans and the bureaucracy of both of their higher powers has enabled them to fly under the radar and enjoy life.

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BOOK REVIEW: Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Sometimes by book club agrees on two books, a main one and one for extra credit if we have time. As our May book was The Night Watch in honour of Terry Pratchett we decided to double up and also add Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch which he wrote with Neil Gaiman who is also a very famous fantasy author. This novel was written when Pratchett was only mildly famous and Gaiman wasn’t famous at all. Apparently they became great friends after Gaiman interviewed Pratchett and ended up writing the novel while excitedly shouting down the phone to each other. Read more…

BOOK REVIEW: The Night Watch by Terry Pratchett

His movements could be called cat-like, except he did not stop to spray urine on things

A while ago I mentioned the idea of adding book reviews to the repertoire of this blog and there were a few interested parties… so voila… here’s the first of hopefully many reviews. I don’t read anywhere near as fast as I manage to get through movies so there aren’t likely to be more than a couple of these per month but hopefully there will be enough variation for hold everyone’s interest. Read more…