Death comes to everyone eventually on Discworld. And now he's come to Mort with an offer the young man can't refuse. (No, literally, can't refuse since being dead isn't exactly compulsory.) Actually, it's a pretty good deal. As Death's apprentice, Mort will have free board and lodging. He'll get... show more
Death comes to everyone eventually on Discworld. And now he's come to Mort with an offer the young man can't refuse. (No, literally, can't refuse since being dead isn't exactly compulsory.) Actually, it's a pretty good deal. As Death's apprentice, Mort will have free board and lodging. He'll get use of the company horse. And he won't have to take any time off for family funerals. But despite the obvious perks, young Mort is about to discover that there is a serious downside to working for the Reaper Man . . . because this perfect job can be a killer on one's love life.
Publish date: January 29th 2013
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Kto zna Świat Dysku ten zna niezwykłą postać Śmierci. Ponury Żniwiarz, który mówi zawsze WIELKIMI LITERAMI i jest nieuchronny dla każdego mieszkańca. Dlatego też uznałem, że pora zapoznać się z nim bliżej, dzięki książce dedykowanej Śmierci. Zapraszam. Mort to typowy przykład nastolatka. Ma za dłu...
Reading in publication order, this is the fourth book in the Discworld series. It’s also the first book in the Death subseries. This was my favorite out of the four I’ve read so far. For the most part, I enjoyed the story and was quite interested in it. There were some slow parts, and I thought ...
I really, really hope that Pratchett's Death is death. And be nice to cats.
I am really enjoying these Discworld novels. Funny, funny stuff, and I really get a sense of an ever expanding world that is just full of possibilities from the genius of Terry Pratchett. I was laughing out loud at some of Death's interactions with people and his lines.
It seems to me that I have started reading Pratchett out of order. The first one I read, which left me impressed but wanting more, seems to have been later than this. This one appears to be the book which let Pratchett quit his day job, and by many standards probably contains more interesting twists...