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Book: Thief of Time

The Auditors of Reality have come up with a plan to finally rid existence of human unpredictability once and for all so that they may finally bask in a universe of perfect order, a plan which sweeps up the Disc's greatest clockmaker, a centuries-old temple-sweeper, a former thieves guild member turned troublesome apprentice monk, a very effective schoolteacher, and the schoolteacher's grandfather who also goes by the name of Death... (Discworld #26, Death #5) By Terry Pratchett. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Oct 17, 2023 - 15 comments

Book: Hogfather

It's beginning to look a lot like Hogswatch! The Disc's midwinter celebration, held on the last day of the year, is a day of many traditions since time immemorial. You hang the mistletoe, you give the staff the day off, you exchange presents, and of course you await a visit from the Hogfather. But when Susan Sto Helit is visited on Hogswatch eve, the Jolly Fat Man is her grandfather in a fake beard and costume. And her grandfather is, of course, Death. Which means Susan has to fix reality again, while dodging the Assassins' Guild's most maladapted member... (Death #4, Discworld #20) By Terry Pratchett [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Sep 22, 2023 - 14 comments

Book: Soul Music

Who's ready for MUSIC WITH ROCKS IN?!?!? The Band with Rocks In has arrived in Ankh-Morpork and turned the disc upside-down. Now every teenager with a carriage house to play in has picked up a guitar, the Wizards of Unseen University are wearing denim and leather, and CMOT Dibbler has a way to merchandize all of it. But The Band have a tough road ahead of them, being chased by screaming fans, vengeful enforcers from the Musicians' Guild, and Death himself. Well, not himself himself, but his granddaughter Susan, anyway... (Death #3, Discworld # 16) By Terry Pratchett [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Sep 17, 2023 - 12 comments

Book: Reaper Man

Discworld's Death is forced into retirement, and shortly thereafter a man calling himself "Bill Door" comes a-knocking at elderly Miss Flitworth's farmhouse to work as a farmhand. Windel Poons, oldest of the Wizards of Unseen University, is due to die at half-past nine, and excited to be reincarnated, but that doesn't go quite as expected. And Cut-Me-Own-Throat Dibbler comes across a big case of snowglobes that nobody seems to be claiming... (Discworld #11, Death #2.) By Terry Pratchett. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Sep 9, 2023 - 8 comments

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