Feet of Clay
Publish date: 2008-09-01
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Speculative Fiction
Series: Discworld 2 (#19)
Reading Terry Pratchett is like eating the perfect fruit cake: textured, complex, filled with bursts of intense flavour that nevertheless catch you by surprise, easy to eat, satisfying but still leaving you wanting more. Here's an example of one of the surprises. Mr Hopkins, a museum curator, ha...
Series: Discworld #19 I don’t usually think to reread this one, but as I’ve been finding with these older Discworld books once Pratchett hit his stride, it’s really quite good, with the golems and Dorfl and Rogers, the bulls. Rogers is a bit part throw away character who thinks he’s two bulls beca...
Feet of Clay is the third book in the Watch subseries of Discworld. It’s also the Guards book that I’ve enjoyed the most so far. In fact, it may even have given my previous favorite Discworld book, Wyrd Sisters, some competition. I was worried at first that this book would rehash old ground with...
The Books: Bingo No. 3: Witches – Terry Pratchett / Neil Gaiman: Good Omens Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's hilarious end-of-the-world spoof: Armageddon as foretold in the nice and accurate predictions of one Agnes Nutter, witch. (Time of Armageddon: Next Saturday. Place: Tadfield, Oxfordshire.)...
The Books: Vampires vs. Werewolves – Terry Pratchett: Feet of Clay (Discworld #19) Part of the Night Watch subseries and officially now one of my favorite non-Witches Pratchett novels. And I also have a new favorite non-Witches Discworld character: the Night Watch's resident female werewolf Consta...