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A false flag approach

Advantages: A very entertaining and instructive work.
Disadvantages: Nothing but some will be put off by the science fiction nature of the story.

This is the eighteenth novel in set in this universe. Some sites have it listed as the fourteenth main stream novel but it is actually the third in the "Saganami Island" sub set. Firstly let me set some background to this plot. For many years now the ...

Coloneljohn 07.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Shadow of Freedom - David Weber

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Where there's a crime, there's a Vimes

Advantages: It covers subjects deeper than Lake Coniston, but flows like a small stream to read
Disadvantages: We'll never have the priveledge of a follow on in the DIscworld series now he's gone.

INTRODUCTION I found out on Friday just gone that Sir Terry Pratchett had died in his bed, surrounded by his family and with his cat sleeping at the foot of the bed the day before. I hope he went quietly and painlessly, no-one deserves any less ...

StewwyB 15.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Snuff: Discworld Novel 39 - Sir Terry Pratchett

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Just ice? Mister po-leess-maan?

Advantages: An entertaining and thought provoking read
Disadvantages: Will not appeal to everybody.

Thus spake Sir Terry. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday will barely have time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse. His Grace, Commander Sir Samuel Vimes, Duke of Ankh and head of the City Watch ...

Coloneljohn 05.12.2011 · Read full review
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Pride and Extreme Prejudice

Advantages: It's funny; but laced with social commentary
Disadvantages: None

"It is a fact universally acknowledged…" …that Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels are highly derivative (it's a parallel universe, what do you expect?! the same things have to happen there as here, just differently); …th ...

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A darn fine read ..... but darker writing than usual

Advantages: Well written and emotion provoking
Disadvantages: be prepared to get angry with some of the characters .......

The truth be told, I am a big Pratchett fan, and have been since I read “The Colour of Magic” those many years ago. He writes with enthusiasm and genuine humour. I have lost count on the number of times that I have laughed out loud whilst reading (not a g ...

p4blodiablo 06.04.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Snuff: Discworld Novel 39 - Sir Terry Pratchett

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