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Not Dead and not buried.......

Advantages: Rip roaring side splitting fun from start to finish
Disadvantages: Not everyone can get Pterrys style.

Mort - Terry Pratchett. ~ About the Author ~ Terry Pratchett is one of the best known of Fantasy writers out there. He began writing in 1983, and when I first began reading his books (I read his second novel The Light Fantastic just after publicatio ...

runetune 16.01.2008 · Read full review
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DEATH comes......a-hiring

Advantages: Good characters | Stronger Story | Very Readable | Many Layers |
Disadvantages: Not as funny as some of the books

A giant turtle slowly makes it's way across the vast emptiness that is space, and on it's meteor pocked shell stand four over-sized elephants, on whose backs rests the flat, circular, and highly magical Discworld. Discworld is world of heroes, heroines, w ...

sandemp 02.08.2005 · Read full review
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Death. An awfully big adventure

Advantages: Will make you laugh and cry - possibly both at once
Disadvantages: Not a lot

Terry Pratchett's incredible Discworld series is forever being likened to the Hitchhiker's Guide books (hmm... could one refer to it as a trilogy in 26 parts, I wonder?). The reason I bring this up is that in Douglas Adams' novels, Arthur Dent has the par ...

davidbuttery 22.07.2001 · Read full review
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"I'm buggered if I know."

Advantages: Funny, fast paced, interesting side characters.
Disadvantages: Silly?

Mort stands silently next to his father, the last remaining boy at the hiring fair. Approaching midnight it appears that no one is willing to take him on as an apprentice. His father told him all that thinking and reading of books put people off and per ...

Shortsharpshock 30.09.2005 · Read full review
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Discworld starts here...

Advantages: Superbly written, very engaging, main focus is on Death, which is always nice.
Disadvantages: Shorter than many of the later books

Right, here's the latest installment in my ongoing quest to write an op on every Discworld novel. By now, I think just about everyone has heard of Terry Pratchett's Discworld, and it's easy to tell those that haven't - they're the ones that are looking ...

spacemonkey 07.11.2001 · Read full review
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