Terry Pratchett

Reviews of books by this author:

Thud!

Pratchett has been aiming at younger readers a lot more recently, but he returns to familiar territory in Thud! Set in the city of Ankh-Morpork, Pratchett’s favourite of stomping ground on the Discworld, where order is being brought in from the cold by the dedicated City Watch, headed by Commander Samuel Vimes, Duke of Ankh. – Read the rest of this review

Going Postal

With Going Postal Pratchett has produced another wonderful addition to the Discworld series. I have been much more impressed with the later books in the series, especially the Guards collection, and this is more along those lines, with bizarre hilarity and wonderful characters abound. Again, the topic seems mundane, the Post Office, but as he – Read the rest of this review

Men At Arms

A little while ago, I wrote about how much I’d enjoyed Terry Pratchett’s Night Watch and Guards! Guards! before that. I’m glad to say Men at Arms, the second of the five Guards books, didn’t disappoint one bit. Laugh out loud funny, clever, witty and with an eye for detail, Pratchett takes you through another – Read the rest of this review

Feet of Clay

Another wonderful example of Pratchett at his best. The usual misfits return, led by the part-genius, part-fanatic, part-dictator Commander Vimes, and they’re joined by some equally interesting characters. This is far more than just a fantasy novel (it’s no wonder Pratchett gets critical acclaim, but if he wrote in another genre he’d be showered with – Read the rest of this review

Jingo

I obviously only managed to rate this, rather than write a full review.