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Maskerade - Terry Pratchett
Maskerade
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The show must go on, as murder, music and mayhem run riot in the night ... The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork ... a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by a strangely-familiar evil mastermind in a hideously-deformed evening dress ... At least, he hopes so.... show more
The show must go on, as murder, music and mayhem run riot in the night ...
The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork ... a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by a strangely-familiar evil mastermind in a hideously-deformed evening dress ...
At least, he hopes so. But Granny Weatherwax, Discworld's most famous witch, is in the audience. And she doens't hold with that sort of thing.
So there's going to be trouble (but nevertheless a good evening's entertaining with murders you can really hum ...)
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780552142366 (0552142360)
Publisher: Corgi Adult
Pages no: 381
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld (#18)
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 Maskerade
‘Right! Let’s do some good!’ she said, to the universe at large. Need I say anything more about the Granny Weatherwax, the speaker of this line? She is still one of the best characters in fiction. In Maskerade, Granny and Nanny are faced with the difficulty of being a coven of only two witches. The...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it
5.0 Maskerade ★★★★★
How I empathized with Agnes, cursed with a good personality and nice hair, instead of a trim figure and a pretty face. Knowing that she was always expected to be calm and sensible and capable, resenting it, and yet unable to help herself in always being the calm and sensible and capable one in a cri...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
3.5 Review: Maskerade (Discworld Book 21 of 53ish)
Maskerade is the fifth book in the Witches subseries of Discworld. I usually enjoy the Witches books a little more than the others. I didn’t think this one was as uproariously funny as Wyrd Sisters or Witches Abroad, but I did enjoy it. The story centers on some goings-on at an opera house. The...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
5.0 Maskerade by Terry Pratchett
Series: Discworld #18 This book is like an old friend. I don’t think it was the first Discworld book that I read, but I think it may have been the first one that I bought. I’m still reading the same copy, and I’ve lost track of the number of times that I’ve read it. It’s basically about opera on t...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Maskerade
Nanny Ogg manages to write a best selling cooking book, but after Granny Weatherwax discovers that the publisher has stiffed Ogg out of a load of royalties they head off to Ankh-Morpork to set things right.Agnes Nitt, tired of being the girl with a nice personality has also headed off there to join ...
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