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Mort - Terry Pratchett
Mort
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Although the scythe isn't pre-eminent among the weapons of war, anyone who has been on the wrong end of, say, a peasants' revolt will know that in skilled hands it is fearsome. For Mort however, it is about to become one of the tools of his trade. From henceforth, Death is no longer going to be... show more
Although the scythe isn't pre-eminent among the weapons of war, anyone who has been on the wrong end of, say, a peasants' revolt will know that in skilled hands it is fearsome. For Mort however, it is about to become one of the tools of his trade. From henceforth, Death is no longer going to be the end, merely the means to an end. He has received an offer he can't refuse. As Death's apprentice he'll have free board, use of the company horse and being dead isn't compulsory. It's the dream job until he discovers that it can be a killer on his love life...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780552152617 (0552152617)
Publisher: Corgi
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Magic, Humor
Series: Discworld (#4)
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Portable Monsters
Portable Monsters rated it
3.0 Mort ★★★☆☆
As much as I love whenever Death shows up in each book – his brief scenes are always hilarious – I expected to really love this first DW book featuring Death as a main character. It was a little bit disappointing, though. Death was as fun as ever, but for whatever reason I just didn’t connect with M...
Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf
Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf rated it
5.0 Final Thoughts: Mort
"There should be a word for that brief period just after waking when the mind is full of warm pink nothing. You lie there entirely empty of thought, except for a growing suspicion that heading towards you, like a sockful of damp sand in a nocturnal alleyway, are all the recollections you’d really ra...
Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it
3.5 Brief Thoughts: Mort
Mort by Terry Pratchett Book 4 of Discworld | Book 1 of Death Death comes to Mort with an offer he can't refuse especially since being, well, dead isn't compulsory. As Death's apprentice, he'll have free board and lodging, use of the company horse, and he won't need time off for family funerals...
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
3.0 Mort
by Terry Pratchett This was a re-read for me, although a lot of years passed in between. The figure of Death is undeniably one of Pratchett's best characters and the character develops a lot in this story, but it's actually about Mort, who becomes Death's apprentice. Mort is arguably another of ...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.0 Mort
This book being the first book in the Death subseries, there is not enough Death in it. Instead we are following Mort, newly appointed apprentice to Death, who does a splendid job in messing up in reality, as far as reality can be messed with. Unfortunately, Mort isn´t a character that I particula...
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