terry pratchett

  1. Vladd67

    Sad news: Terry Pratchett dies, age 66.

  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...
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    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...
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    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...