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jugulhm They take over the kingdom swiftly. I should not write reviews the day I finish a book, because I just end up cooing over the characters.
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To paraphrase a quote from Pratchett, “Inside every fat girl is a thin gi Terry Pratchett is hilarious, his prose is excellent, and to top it off, he’s a prolific author, so if you’re like me and always running out of reading material, reading everything he’s written should keep you busy for a while.
Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata. Vampires who are modern and now actually prefer to be called vampyres have invaded Lancre, because King Verence who was trying to be diplomatic actually invited them. Aug 17, James Jacobs rated it it was amazing Shelves: Only 4 because of narration The story is jjugulum star, but I wasn’t as impressed with prathcett narration.
Now this was unexpectedly one of my favorites of the whole Discworld so far! However, young witch Agnes Nitt and the priest, an Omnian traveller called Mightily Oats are able to resist their power due to their split personalities.
Sheila Hancock makes a much better Granny Weatherwax. Return to Book Page. Terry Pratchett Narrated by: Total Perfection Absolutely brilliant, one of my go to Terry Prachett listens.
It is a simple observation, but one that rings brutally true. People who bought this also bought Also, in this one, Granny Weatherwax has a very long, dark night of the soul. For them, there’s only one way to fight. To paraphrase a quote from Pratchett, “Inside every fat girl is a thin girl and juguluj lot of chocolate.
Are you going to move on to his other books — just finished Nation and its truely exceptional. In their oddness, you gave us serious. It’s true what people say, that you enjoy his books very much when you’ve read some of the others – and as far as I’m concerned that’s because his characters are so loveable.
If you only ever read one Discworld book in your life although pratchetg you would limit yourself like that I do not know this needs to be it, along with most if not all of the others!
Talks back to a vampire – “I’m fed up with you smarming at me smarmily as if you were Mr. Wikiquote has quotations related to: My only other comment needs to go behind spoiler tags.
A book with bite I have never come across a Discworld book that fails to enthral and delight, and this one is about a good as they get. Carpe Jugulum, seize the throat. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth.
He is a traditionalist who spends his spare time breeding and distributing spiders for the dark corners of the castle. Other books in the series. Your plots may seem silly, occasionally, but that’s half the point, isn’t it? I would definetly listen to the sample first to see if you like it, but other than that, there were no problems for me.
Granny appears destined to become a vampire, but afterwards she recovers in the care of Oats. A good producer could have helped him with certain aspects of his performance, such as his Feegle voices and accent. March Learn how and when to remove this template message.
The Magpyrs hate him and his “more gothic than thou” attitude, as Igor tries to keep the old ways alive.
He also reads a little slower than Stephen Briggs, which helped me catch a little more detail on the first listen.
Now she was standing tall and haughty, supported by a scaffolding of pride. An eccentric expedition sets out to explore the planet, encountering dragons who only exist if you believe in them, and, of course, “The Edge” of the planet.