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Towards the end of the line

Advantages: The fortieth in a superb series
Disadvantages: Only one final instalment to come

“It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.” (Terry Pratchett) The late Terry Pratchett Those facing terminal illnesses are routinely described as “brave” no matter how they a ...

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Review of Raising Steam - Terry Pratchett

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Chuffing along!

Advantages: A chuffing good, entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Nothing, but it will not appeal to some.

Raising steam is the 40th Discworld novel. The promotional material says this: "To the consternation of the patrician, Lord Vetinari, a new invention has arrived in Ankh-Morpork - a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all ...

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Not The Best of Pratchett

Advantages: Brings back some old favourites, has a powerful message
Disadvantages: Not Pratchett's best work, too many main characters spoils it a bit

Raising Steam Published in 2013, Raising Steam is the latest novel in Terry Pratchett's famous and long-running Discworld series. With the publication of this book Pratchett is now up to 40 Discworld books, and that leaves out all the young adult books a ...

MentalSarcasm 16.03.2014 · Read full review
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Narnia : From creation to destruction.

Advantages: The complete story of a magical world : A pleasure to read for young and old.
Disadvantages: None

...I've been steadily working my way through my favourite childhood reading material, and just realised that my thirteen year-old son has laid claim to my copies of the books that make up The Chronicles of Narnia, which is a set of books that was bought for ...

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Review of Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis

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Welcome to Another World

Advantages: entertaining, exciting, great storytelling, a nice message
Disadvantages: A couple of bits I didn't like

I loved these books when I was little. I had the Magician's Nephew read to me as a bed time story, then I went on to read the others myself. Some I liked better than others, but I enjoyed the whole series. I recently bought myself the whole series in one ...

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Review of Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis

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