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Tag: terry pratchett

Fantasy

The Shepherd’s Crown

The Shepherd’s Crown is the 41st book in the Discworld series and the 5th Tiffany Aching novel and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. I’ve finally made myself read The Shepherd’s Crown, Sir Terry Pratchett’s final book. It’s hard to separate…

Historical Fiction

Dodger

Dodger is a tosher, making a living below the streets of London, searching the sewers for lost coins and treasures. He dreams of one day finding that elusive tosheroon which will set him up for the rest of his life. Everyone who is nobody knows…

Science Fiction

The Long Earth

Richmond West 10’s only bookseller exulted with every sale he made to the would-be pioneers who passed through here. Books, printed on paper, every one of them! Dead tree technology! Information that, if carefully stored, would last for millennia! And no batteries required. It ought…

5 Star, Fantasy

The World of Poo

In Snuff, Young Sam Vines had moved on from Where’s My Cow? and his new favourite book was The World of Poo. Because Sir Terry Pratchett is awesome, once again he has brought Sam’s fictional book to life in a charming story all about poo!…

Fantasy

Snuff

“Well, dear, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a lot of wood must be in need of a wife who can handle a great big-” Oh yes Vimes and Lady Sybil are off for a holiday in the country and it’s…

Readathon

#readathon 2:00

TIME: 15:00 STATUS: GOING STRONG PAGES READ: 89 Off to a slow start but enjoying Snuff and lots of laughing out loud. I wish I was a speedy enough blogger to join in the mini challenges, but I need to get more immersed in my…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten Minor Characters

This week’s Top Ten (hosted by The Broke and the Bookish) is for the minor characters in our books. My memory isn’t good enough to conjure up minor characters from ten different books however my mind kept going back to Discworld characters. Lets face it,…

Fantasy

Good Omens

I’ve decided this is one of those books where the cover has put me off picking it up to read. I mean it’s got a creepy little boy on it and Chris Packham* starring as Aziraphale. *Chris Packham presented The Really Wild Show on BBC…