They say there are only two things you can count on, but that was before DEATH discovered the sands running out of his own timer. Seems he’s developing, ahem, a personality.
Strange things happen to nice people in Discworld. People like Brutha tending his melon patch. Then he hears the voice of a god calling his name. A small god and bossy as Hell.
It’s all about the truth behind the magic of Holy Wood and why it…lures you in.
Who knew?! Dr. Seuss for adults, the oldsters among us, as Seuss makes fun of deteriorating health and the machinations of hospitals and doctors.
Eighth in the overall Discworld fantasy series and the first in the Ankh-Morpork City Watch — I suspect the Watch are gonna be fun to watch! “‘Don’t you worry about Thieves’ Guilds. This is all you have to do, you walk along the Streets at Night, shouting, “It’s Twelve O’clock and All’s Well.”‘ ‘What if it is not all well…’ ‘You bloody well find another street.’” My Take Oh, lord! Pratchett is having way too much fun poking away at idiots and incompetents, and then the Supreme Grand Master who becomes “slightly annoyed at this unusual evidence of intelligence”. Bean soup. This passage makes you laugh even harder as Pratchett spoofs spy passwords and the Women’s Institute (and other special interest groups), ROFLMAO. Then there’s the very realistic look at inn-sewer-ants, organized crime, snooty people, charades, Casablanca, fairy tales, Clint Eastwood, capitalism, regularizing thieving and begging, corruption and graft, The Three Musketeers, and football chants, lol. A majority of the laughter comes in Carrot’s interactions with everyone around him. This boy is so naive and literal; he thinks everyone is as nice as he is. He’s so nice, he “nices” people into being decent. Okay, not all of ’em. The […]
This is where it all begins—with the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind, as their gleeful, explosive, wickedly eccentric expedition sets out.
Armed with a frying pan and common sense, young witch-to-be Tiffany Aching is all that stands between the monsters of Fairyland and the Chalk country that is her home.