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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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Fantastic Gaiman tells a tale of reminiscence and lost memories

Advantages: The Gaiman magic of fantasy and memory
Disadvantages: Too short; I wanted more!

...What makes an author tick? I've often wondered what's at the heart of Neil Gaiman's consciousness, and how he formulates his ideas to ensure a captivating piece of literature. I think that with 'Ocean at the End of the Lane' I get closer to that un ...

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Review of The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman

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The Ocean and the End of the Lane - I was swept away

Advantages: Easy to get lost in
Disadvantages: It had to end!

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. A sweet, sad and a little scary fantasy tale. This book can be bought on Amazon for around £6. I got mine from my local library - support your libraries! The copy I have read is the hardback version (the ...

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