The Truth: (Discworld Novel 25)
William just wants to get at the truth. Unfortunately, everyone else wants to get at William. And it’s only the third edition. William de Worde is the accidental editor of the Discworld’s first newspaper. Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist’s life – people who want him... show more
William just wants to get at the truth. Unfortunately, everyone else wants to get at William. And it’s only the third edition. William de Worde is the accidental editor of the Discworld’s first newspaper. Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist’s life – people who want him dead, a recovering vampire with a suicidal fascination for flash photography, some more people who want him dead in a different way and, worst of all, the man who keeps begging him to publish pictures of his humorously shaped potatoes.
Publish date: October 10th 2013
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, High Fantasy
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
Series: Discworld 2 (#25)
The Truth is the second book in the Industrial Revolution subseries of Discworld. The first book had been Moving Pictures and was one of my least favorite, so I was very pleasantly surprised by this one. I enjoyed it quite a bit. In this book, newspapers are introduced to Ankh-Morpork. Meanw...
The city of Ankh-Morpork is a vast multicultural and multispecies metropolis with a strong economy and police force, so what happens when Discworld’s biggest city gets a newspaper? The twenty-fifth installment of Terry Pratchett’s fantasy-humor series, The Truth once more finds the flat world takin...
Ksiażki Pratchetta zawsze są magiczne. Odpowiednia proporcja magii, satyry, absurdu oraz spraw poważnych i oczywistych, lecz podanych w niecodziennym świetle sprawia, że człowiek inaczej patrzy na otaczającą go rzeczywistość. Nie inaczej było tym razem. Przyznać jednak muszę, że spodziewałem się tro...
April 3 2004Jan 1 2012Having read it twice, I feel like I should remember it better.***December 16, 2014The Industrial Revolution series-within-a-series are all devoted to bringing the Discworld out of medieval European fantasy and into the modern world. This is the development of the printing press...
I have a favorable bias toward the story of someone stumbling into the business of printed news. This story isn't exactly analogous to my own. I decided to start a magazine when the concept of magazines already existed. William de Worde managed to invent the newspaper without even trying. Terry Prat...
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