Hogfather: Discworld, Book 20
It's the night before Hogwatch. And it's too quiet.There's snow, there are robins, there are trees covered with decorations, but there's a notable lack of the fat man who delivers the toys...He's gone.Susan the governess has to find him before morning, otherwise the sun won't rise. And... show more
It's the night before Hogwatch. And it's too quiet.There's snow, there are robins, there are trees covered with decorations, but there's a notable lack of the fat man who delivers the toys...He's gone.Susan the governess has to find him before morning, otherwise the sun won't rise. And unfortunately her only helpers are a raven with an eyeball fixation, the Death of Rats ("the grim squeaker"), and an oh god of hangovers. Worse still, someone is coming down the chimney. This time he's carrying a sack instead of a scythe, but there's something regrettably familiar...Ho. Ho. Ho.It's true what they say..."You'd better watch out..."Browse more novels of Discworld.
Publish date: 2007-07-12
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
Series: Discworld (#20)
by Terry Pratchett This was a weird concept, even for Pratchett. The Hogfather has ceased to be and Death thought he would just fill in for him, with the expected series of misunderstandings of human antics. The daughter of his adopted daughter, Susan, gets caught up in things, much to her chagr...
"'It's a bathroom,' said Ridcully. 'You are all acting as if it's some kind of a torture chamber.' 'A bathroom,' said the Dean, 'designed by Bloody Stupid Johnson. Archchancellor Weatherwax only used it once and then had it sealed up! Mustrum, I beg you to reconsider! It's a Johnson!' There was ...
Near perfection. Minus one star for trying to kill me. (Not really.) Happy Hogswatch, everyone!
Reblogged from DEATH OF RATS: Squeak. Squeak. Squeak. Sq-u-u-u-e-e-e-a-a-a-k! There is genuinly not much that I can add to the DEATH OF RATS´ review of the Hogfather. This book IS bloody awesome. Book: Any- and everything Terry Pratchett.
I read "Hogfather" twenty years ago. This is the first time I've re-read it since. The experience has shown me once again that no man can step into the same river, or in this case, book, twice. I'm not entirely the same person. These are not entirely the same times. So this is not the same book. ...