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77. Sourcery 

Returning to Pratchett always seems like returning to a very comfortable armchair. I am quite comfortable with what I expect from Pratchett and the Discword (the world hurtling through space on the back of a giant turtle). 624 more words

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Book Review – Pyramids by Terry Pratchett

‘Look after the dead’, said the priests, ‘and the dead will look after you.’

Wise words in all probability, but a tall order when, like Teppic, you have just become the pharaoh of a small and penniless country rather earlier than expected, and your treasury is unlikely to stretch to the building of a monumental pyramid to honour your dead father. 734 more words

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Dark Enchantress 

I really strangely enjoy this book, it was a hell lot of fun. And one filled with adventures and one where there was a subversion of certain tropes. 404 more words

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Fantasy Reads - `The Thirty-First of June'

It’s high time for some midsummer madness so this week I’m recommending J.B.Priestley’s light-hearted Arthurian Fantasy, “The Thirty-First of June”. This book, which was first published in 1961, was out of print for many years. 1,182 more words

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Book Review – Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett

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Three witches gathered on a lonely heath. A king cruelly murdered, his throne usurped by his ambitious cousin. A child heir and the crown of the kingdom both missing… 866 more words

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Book Review – Sourcery by Terry Pratchett

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There was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However (for reasons we’d better not go into), he had seven sons. 775 more words

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