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
Series: Discworld (#4)
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 ...
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...
"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...
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...
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...