Book review: Mort, (Discworld 4) by Terry Pratchett, 1987

If you are still counting, ‘Mort’ is the fourth novel in the Discworld series. It is also the first novel in the series where Death is a central character – some people read the books thematically like that (i.e Death 1, 2 etc.). Anyway, experiencing the need to get out a bit more and live,Continue reading “Book review: Mort, (Discworld 4) by Terry Pratchett, 1987”

Book review: Equal Rites, (Discworld 3) by Terry Pratchett, 1987

Equal Rites’ is the third novel in the Discworld series. This is the novel where Pratchett really hits his stride. ‘The Colour of Magic’ and ‘The Light Fantastic’ are good, of course, but by comparison they felt a little childish when I was rereading them recently (see the reviews earlier in July). Some of theContinue reading “Book review: Equal Rites, (Discworld 3) by Terry Pratchett, 1987”

Book review: The Colour of Magic (Discworld 1) by Terry Pratchett, 1983

So this is where it all began. I returned to the original Discworld novel as a change of pace from Dickens and with one question at the front of my mind – would it stand the test of time? How well would it have aged, and how fully formed was Pratchett’s early vision of Discworld?Continue reading “Book review: The Colour of Magic (Discworld 1) by Terry Pratchett, 1983”