Night Watch, by Terry Pratchett

Albeit I haven’t chronicled here all the previous Pratchett I read, I have really the impression, reading Discworld novels that they are getting better all the time. Night Watch is indeed even funnier than the previous ones and is an even fiercer satire of our world. In this novel, Captain – no, Commander, – Samuel…

The Last Continent, by Terry Pratchett

It had been a while since I had read a Terry Pratchett adventure. But my recent trip to visit my close great Belgian friends – the ones that enabled me to discover An Pierlé, Terry Pratchett and countless other great things – gave me the occasion to borrow them some more books. The Last Continent is…

Jingo

I read Jingo in the last few weeks and I really enjoyed it. It’s a Terry Pratchett book at his finest. It is featuring Sir Samuel Vimes and his brilliant Watch. In this tome, Ankh Morpork is at war against Klatch and Terry takes the occasion to show how wars are preposterous and completely unnecessary. As…

Hogfather, by Terry Pratchett

Here is the 20th book of the Discworld series and the 21st I read since 2007. It is simply brilliant as it parodies Santa Claus, the tooth fairy and other similar childish beliefs. Hogfather parodies Christmas tales and many other of our traits revolving around this particular time of the year. It enables to see…

Feet of clay

After finishing Maskerade, I was feeling like leaving Terry Pratchett’s discworld and still needed some fun. I thus decided to read the next Discworld novel. Feet of Clay is a parody of whodunits as the Watchmen of Ankh Morpok welcome a new member, Cheery Littlebottom, the forensics expert. As always with Pratchett, this book is…