The Light Fantastic
Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to the likes of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen. In The Light Fantastic, only one individual can save the world from a disastrous collision.... show more
Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to the likes of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen. In The Light Fantastic, only one individual can save the world from a disastrous collision. Unfortunately, the hero happens to be the singularly inept wizard Rincewind, who was last seen falling off the edge of the world.
Publish date: September 13th 2005
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld 2 (#2)
So, that's how Rincewind ended up with the Luggage! Right,..... I have been wondering about this for years. Now I know. There is no doubt that Terry Pratchett was a master at snarky humor and fantastic world building. No doubt at all. Yet, it takes me forever to get through some his books becaus...
This was another re-read which changed ratings after reading it again. It started out a little on the slow side, which is appropriate because I found the previous book ended on the slow side. Once you get past the first chapter however, the book picks up. The cast of characters from the previous boo...
This was the second book published in the Discworld series, and it concluded the story that began in The Color of Magic. I enjoyed this book a little more than the first one. It’s hard for me to pinpoint why, because it wasn’t drastically different from the first book, but I laughed more at the ...
I had considered switching to audiobooks for the rest of the Discworld series for the sake of convenience (also, I really need to finish stitching that quilt I've been working on) but this book convinced me that would not be a good idea. There are just far too many jokes and puns that would not be a...
You know these early Pratchett books get better with time.This is a wonderful look at the danger of spellcraft and magic, and rose tinted glass.Of course, everyone loves Cohen. Finally, a May-December romance that makes sense.