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Raising Steam - Terry Pratchett
Raising Steam
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3.67 280
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780857522276 (0857522272)
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages no: 377
Edition language: English
Fantasy, Adventure, Humor
Series: Discworld 2 (#40)
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Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
2.5 Pratchett disappoints
Terry Pratchett has always been a hit-or-miss writer for me. This one was a clear miss. I expected so much from it. I enjoyed the two previous novels about Moist von Lipwig – Going Postal and Making Money – but this book didn’t even come close. It has two interlocking story lines. One – the arrival ...
Audio Book Junkie
Audio Book Junkie rated it
3.0 “Raising Steam – Discworld #40” by Terry Pratchett – good but…
This ought to have been a wonderful read: the fortieth Discworld novel, featuring Moist von Lipwig and Commander Grimes coming to grips with the invention of the steam train and revisionist Dwarf terrorists, challenging the Koom Valley Accord. Big themes are brought to the table: how subversion w...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
2.5 Raising Steam (audiobook) by Terry Pratchett, read by Stephen Briggs
This is the third Discworld novel to feature Moist von Lipwig as a protagonist. I've listened to the first, Going Postal, many times and fully expected to love Raising Steam. Unfortunately, it didn't quite work for me. In this book, the Discworld gets its first locomotives. Dick Simnel, a self-taug...
Bibliobibuli YA
Bibliobibuli YA rated it
4.0 A Second-to-Last Tribute, or my review of Raising Steam
My first impression of Terry Pratchett was also the first time I came to Germany by myself. In a little bookstore in...Bamberg, I think it was, visiting my cousin, I picked up a book with a funny title and a comical picture on it. I think I read it maybe 10 times in a row in the next two weeks, and ...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
Enjoyable as Pratchett always is, but lacking his normal subtly. The 'rage' and frustration with the world that Neil Gaiman talks about Pratchett having does come through. The book did include two of my favorite central plot characters - Vimes and Moist. However, perhaps b/c it was a story cente...
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