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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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And so it begins... with a Wizard and a Tourist, and The Luggage

Advantages: A fun-filled intro to the legend that will grow into Sir Terry's legacy
Disadvantages: None - unless you've no sense of humour

...Terry Pratchett died a few days ago. I am more upset than anyone should ever be about the passing of someone they never met, but Pratchett has been the source of humour and refreshment and restoration of my soul and sanity for the last 20 years... so may ...

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Review of The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett

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The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett

Advantages: It all started here, and it's bloody brilliant!
Disadvantages: Not everyone's cup of tea, BUT IT SHOULD BE!

... Introduction I’m slowly but surely making my way back through all the Terry Pratchett books I own, and I’ll be posting reviews about them on here in the hope of getting more people into someone that I think was THE master storyteller. He passed a ...

StewwyB 16.05.2015 · Read full review
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