terry pratchett

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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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    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...
  3. Brian G Turner

    Night Watch

    ***** SPOILERS!!! ***** Read this - really enjoyed it up to the point where Vimes orders the blackade, but then hear that the crowd have moved it up a street. After then, the story - so far pivoted upon the cunning and wit of Vimes - suddenly seems to turn into a farce with no real...
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    Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett Novel - GOOD OMENS

    Has anyone read this? It's absolutely HILARIOUS! One of the funniest books I've ever come across. I'm loving Crowly!!! :D
  5. 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...
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