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…

Books to read, February 2014

For the fun of it, I thought I would blog on the books I have to read or would like to read right now. I have 47 books on my to-read shelf on Good Reads, that’s quite a lot. This doesn’t even take into account the books I have waiting on my physical shelf in…

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…