ITS THE NIGHT BEFORE HOGSWATCH. AND IT'S TOO QUIET.Where is the big jolly fat man? Why is Death creeping down chimneys and trying to say Ho Ho Ho? The darkest night of the year is getting a lot darker...Susan the gothic governess has got to sort it out by morning, otherwise there won't be a... show more
ITS THE NIGHT BEFORE HOGSWATCH. AND IT'S TOO QUIET.Where is the big jolly fat man? Why is Death creeping down chimneys and trying to say Ho Ho Ho? The darkest night of the year is getting a lot darker...Susan the gothic governess has got to sort it out by morning, otherwise there won't be a morning. Ever again...The 20th Discworld novel is a festive feast of darkness and Death (but with jolly robins and tinsel too).As they say: You'd better watch out...From the Paperback edition.
Publish date: October 2nd 2006
Pages no: 432
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. ...