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Return to Book Page. Granny’s got very little time for yerry, but she’s got a good sense of what’s sacred and what’s a violation of that. This is a very western thing because in other cultures people don’t actually need an invitation to enter somebody’s dwelling — they just rock up whenever they want to, and it is actually quite rude to get upset when they go barging into your house. Pratchett makes a Tomb Raider reference in how Perdita does a handstand upon pulling herself up onto a bridge.
As usual, lots of fun and witty satire as the witches and the priest take on the vampires.
Skip to content book reviews bookscarpe jugulumdiscworldgranny weatherwaxreadingterry pratchettthe witches 11 Comments. I should not write reviews the day I finish a book, because I just end up cooing over the characters. Terry Pratchett is hilarious, his prose is excellent, and to top it off, he’s a prolific author, so if you’re like me and always running out of reading material, reading everything he’s written should keep you busy for a while.
The witches head home to Lancre. Agnes still has Perdita inside her head which is lucky. The writing and the dialogue are as sharp as ever; the characterisation of the witches is spot on; and the humour is just the jhgulum mix of wryly witty and really, really bad puns. I’m surprised you don’t know that. It’s not a black and white issue.
Juguluj their oddness, you gave us serious. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s a pleasure each time. A thoroughly enjoyable visit to Lancre Nigel Pratxhett is marvellous and it is wonderful to spend time back in Lancre after so long away at Ankh Morpork. I was happy that she was still alive and well by the end. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
That attachment to a series, an author, or group of characters means you and I include myself in this can be that bit more demanding.
He thought he’d come to the mountain kingdom of Lancre for a simple little religious ceremony. A young warrior wanted to watch juuglum buffalo plunge off the cliff from below. I think unlike you and Nathan, I was reading Pratchett almost exclusively since October. I just finished re-re-re I wonder what prompted so many people to have a re-read at the same time?
Cannot recommend highly enough, Nigel Planer does a great job. I think I slightly preferred ‘Lords and Ladies’, on the grounds of Magrat got a bit more to do, but this was perfectly good fun and has a far better name. It is a simple observation, but juvulum that rings brutally true. She’d changed as soon as the others had entered.
There are the witches: Is there another writer who makes me feel so kindly toward other varpe A book with bite I have never come across a Discworld book that fails to enthral and delight, and this one is about a good as they get. They are not caricatures, which would be expected from a humorous novels. I terryy Harry Potter but that was one series that ended up getting screwed in the end while Pratchett wrote loads of books that never ever waver in quality and narrative.
Oh, my, how I loved this book! In a fit of pratchet democracy and ebullient goodwill, King Verence invites Uberwald’s undead, the Magpyrs, into Lancre to celebrate the birth of his daughter. Critic Reviews “Pratchett lampoons everything from Christian superstition to Swiss Army knives here, proving that the fantasy satire of Discworld ‘still ate’nt dead’.
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If you are used to Stephen Briggs’s narrating, this will jjgulum quite different for you as well! There’s not only the Witches of Lancre, but some hilarious cameos from Death. Preview — Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett. Only an uneasy alliance between a nervous young priest and the argumentati In a fit of enlightenment democracy and ebullient goodwill, King Verence invites Uberwald’s undead, the Magpyrs, into Lancre to celebrate the birth of his daughter.