terry pratchett

  1. Vladd67

    Sad news: Terry Pratchett dies, age 66.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11467688/Sir-Terry-Pratchett-dies-aged-66.html
  2. Werthead

    The Discworld Series by Terry Pratchett

    So begins my attempt to reread all of the Discworld books to date (apart from MAKING MONEY, which I read fairly recently, and the YA books, which I haven't read before). The Colour of Magic
  3. Werthead

    Nation by Terry Pratchett

    Terry Pratchett had been talking about a book called Nation he'd really wanted to write for almost half a decade when he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. According to rumour, he'd already begun working on the next Tiffany Aching Discworld novel, I Shall Wear Midnight, but upon hearing...
  4. A

    Lords and Ladies

    Terry Pratchett's books seem to function like a satyr play at the end of a day of tragedies - they poke not too subtle fun at the themes and concerns which lie deep in the psyche. This may seem a bold claim, but there has to be some reason for popularity of the discworld books. In this one...
  5. A

    Thud!

    At the heart of this novel is the Commander of Ankh-Morpork City Watch, Sam Vimes. Married to dragon breeding Lady Sybil (who has also taken up Sock Darning: She isn't very good at it, but it is the sort of thing one ought to do, as a wife), and with a young son, Sam, expecting his dad to...
  6. zorcarepublic

    Thud! by Terry Pratchett

    Thud! is the sound that we 'hear' at the start of the book, as a troll club hits a deep-down dwarf. And that sets events off nicely in this book. Now, don't get me wrong, I loved the book. But the humour of books such as Guards! Guards! has gone. But in its place is a humour that, while it...
Top