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Raising Steam - Terry Pratchett
Raising Steam
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3.68 325
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780857522276 (0857522272)
Publisher: Doubleday
Pages no: 377
Edition language: English
Fantasy, Adventure, Humor
Series: Discworld 2 (#40)
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Michelle's corner
Michelle's corner rated it
3.5 Review - Raising Steam
“Raising Steam,” was the penultimate novel in the Discworld series, before, “The Shepherd’s Crown,” which dealt with the passing of Nanny Ogg, possibly deliberately to parallel Terry’s own passing. To my eyes, this book investigates the futility of the far right in trying to turn back the progressiv...
mattries37315 rated it
3.0 Raising Steam (Discworld #40, Moist von Lipwig #3)
Once it had been a dream, it had been nearly realized before being abandoned, and many lost their lives looking to harness it until one young man succeeded. Raising Steam is the penultimate book of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, as Moist von Lipwig helps along the technological marvel of locom...
YouKneeK rated it
2.5 Review: Raising Steam (Discworld Book 48 of 49ish)
Raising Steam is the third and final book in the Moist Von Lipwig subseries of Discworld, and the second-to-last book in the entire series. In this book, we meet a new character by the name of Simnel who has invented the steam engine and introduced the concept of fast travel by train. Meanwhile, t...
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 ...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn 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...
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