The long awaited, brand new adult Discworld novel.It’s an offer you can’t refuse.Who would not to wish to be the man in charge of Ankh-Morpork’s Royal Mint and the bank next door?It’s a job for life. But, as former con-man Moist von Lipwig is learning, the life is not necessarily for long.The... show more
The long awaited, brand new adult Discworld novel.It’s an offer you can’t refuse.Who would not to wish to be the man in charge of Ankh-Morpork’s Royal Mint and the bank next door?It’s a job for life. But, as former con-man Moist von Lipwig is learning, the life is not necessarily for long.The Chief Cashier is almost certainly a vampire. There’s something nameless in the cellar (and the cellar itself is pretty nameless), it turns out that the Royal Mintruns at a loss. A 300 year old wizard is after his girlfriend, he’s about to be exposed as a fraud, but the Assassins Guild might get him first. In fact lot of people want him deadOh. And every day he has to take the Chairman for walkies.Everywhere he looks he’s making enemies.What he should be doing is . . . Making Money!From the Hardcover edition.
Publish date: September 18th 2007
Pages no: 394
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, High Fantasy
, European Literature
, British Literature
Series: Discworld 2 (#36)
Making Money is the second book in the Moist von Lipwig subseries of Discworld. I’m enjoying this subseries quite a bit; I’m sorry it only has three books. In this book, Moist von Lipwig finds himself unexpectedly involved in banking. The way in which this happens is pretty amusing, and the situ...
Auch wenn Schöne Scheine schon von der Figurenkonstellation und der Gesellschaftskritik frappante Ähnlichkeit mit "Ab die Post" aufweist, hat es mir trotzdem bei weitem nicht so gut gefallen. Dies kann zwar daran liegen, dass ich mich in der Telekom Branche viel eher zu Hause fühle als im Bankwesen...
Heh. Poor Moist. In spite of his best effort, he finds himself running the bank (and the post office). Only, the bank is in trouble. It's...owned...by a family who treated the mountain of gold as their own, and apparently the vault full of gold is actually gold plated lead. uh oh... In the meantim...
Pan Maruda *) Recenzja książki Świat Finansjery (Terry Pratchett) Ocena: 7/10 Odczucia: 5/10 Kolejna opowieść ze Świata Dysku, w której pojawia się Moist Lipwig, kombinator, oszust i hochsztapler, który zdobił w swoim życiu po powieszeniu i spotkaniu Anioła karierę jako Poczmistrz (tj. Lord Vetinari...
[b:Going Postal|64222|Going Postal (Discworld, #33)|Terry Pratchett|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1347809016s/64222.jpg|1636617] is one of my all time favorite Pratchett books, but I wasn't quite as enamored of this one. It was funny to see how much hope and belief everyone had in Mois...
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