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Yet, I’ve never rated anything less than three stars because I laughed, at least once, while reading each book. The characters are great with some witty dialogue and scenarios and some of the set-pieces where great.
In any event, Going Postal was purely a pleasure. She is someone with whom he can be himself. Terry Pratchett brings his characteristic humor to the story, so you’re guaranteed a good chuckle — if not out-loud belly laugh — every few pages.
Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
Published September 27th by HarperTorch first published If you’re looking to start the series, this is a perfect place to jump in. Pratchett’s books are funny precisely because he has a dn firm grasp of human nature. Preview — Going Postal by Terry Pratchett.
The way terry Pratchett plays with worlds is great – it adds to the pace and humour of this hilarious novel. Spangler is an expert con-man from Uberwald, a clever operator with a fairly good heart. Y encima lo anunciaba a los cuatro vientos.
Complicate the situation with a Golem parole officer trying to buy his not its own freedom, a chain smoking female advocate of Golem rights, and the corrupt owners of the “clacks” system that can send messages across great distance very quickly by semaphore, and you have an ingenious showdown that has to be read to be believed.
In each book, it’s not particularly important, but as a trend it is sad. They were all cleverly constructed and very interesting. The post office in Ankh-Morpork has effectively been out of commission for a while, with tons of undelivered letters sitting around. It could be you. For the same reasons, I liked this book, Going Postal. I liked the secondary characters a lot too. I have only read the Discworld books featuring the City Watch, and the related follow-up books featuring a spin-off character in this book, Moist Von Lipwig.
Three things struck me: Granny Weatherwax is still my favorite, but Sir Terry has succeeded again I love it when one work of art makes me think of praatchett and my enjoyment of both is enhanced.
Worst of all, it means taking on the gargantuan, money-hungry Grand Trunk clacks communication monopoly and its bloodthirsty piratical head, Mr.
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To do so Moist must use all his pratchrtt as a con artist and many other skills he probably never thought he had. Moist steps asuhto into the moldy shoes of the Postmaster, only to discover that the previous xsunto occupants of the position died grisly deaths in the execution of their duties and I use the term “execution” advisedly. Pumpthe golem. Cute, but kind of stale–like Seinfeld. View all 4 comments. Lists with This Book. He himself isn’t quite sure what he see in her, but I think it’s the fact that she actually sees him.
This chart is great for finding your way around the sub-series within the multitude of Discworld novels: Feb 07, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: I am a tyrant.
People have been recommending his books to me for years and although I had planned on starting with book 1, Color of Magic, the bookseller recommended I start with Going Postal instead they were also out of stock of CoM.
Besides being a great entry into the Discworld mythos, this is also just a good book; Pratchett, getting better like a fine wine, spins a good yarn. In any event, Going Postal was pur This was really surprising, actually.
Quotes from Going Postal. Of course, this being Pratchett, she is smart and steely and pratxhett, chain-smokes, and works for an enterprise that hires out golems.
Going Postal definitely ranks among my top 3 Discworld books. Don’t let the name her parents gave her fool you. Which was my reason to postpone reading this book after I suffered from a severe Terry Pratchett fatigue.
Ridiculous name aside, Moist von Lipwig’s reluctantly scrupulous con artist emphasis on ‘artist’, as his maneuvering definitely deserves such a word was exceedingly entertaining to follow. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
I know that many would say that this is always the case with Terry Pratchett, but I have grown to feel a gap between his books.