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It's bad enough being new on the job, but Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is supposed to do. After all, he's been trained at Ankh-Morpork's famed assassins' school, across the sea from the Kingdom of the Sun.First, there's the monumental ...Continua
Ha scritto il 26/08/13
Un faraone per caso, un sommo sacerdote molto potente e il Mondo (Disco) che si capovolge. Sempre eccezionali i libri di Pratchett quando affronta tematiche legate alla religione.
Ha scritto il 27/03/12
A disc world novel, set in an Egypt like land: Teppic, although trained as a graduated assassin, is the next Pharao, but there's sth wrong with the pyramids and the time ...the valley of the kingdom switches dimension: a mess of gods and dead ...Continua
Ha scritto il 14/06/11
Pyramids was kinda disappointing. I remember liking it very much a few years ago, but this time I had just a sort of vague interest. But it's still a Pratchett's book, and therefore better then most other books I've read XD
Ha scritto il 21/07/10
No killing without payment. And always give a receipt.
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Ha scritto il 12/11/07
Pure delight
From the colourful bits about the Assassins' Guild to the truly marvellous pseudo-Egyptian setting of the bulk of the story, nothing goes wrong here. Ever. Just read it.
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Ha scritto il Jun 13, 2007, 11:19
It is known to science that there are many more dimensions than the classical four. Scientists say that these don't normally impinge on the world because the extra dimensions are very small and curve in on themselves, and that since reality is ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jun 13, 2007, 11:18
The pyramid gave a new meaning to the word `massive'. It bent the landscape around it. I seemed to Teppic that its very weight was deforming the shape of things, stretching the kingdom like a lead ball on a rubber sheet.
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Ha scritto il Jun 13, 2007, 11:16
[...]KKKkkkkkkhhheeee...It screemed out of the sky, a thin rind of sound like a violin bow dragged across the raw surface of the brain.kkkhheeeeeee...Or a wet fingernail dragged over an exposed nerve, some said.[...] ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jun 13, 2007, 11:16
As a result of this sort of thinking, the priests of the Djel could give mindroom to a collection of ideas that would make even a quantum mechanic give in and hand back his toolbox.
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Ha scritto il Jun 13, 2007, 11:14
Light moves slowly, lazily on the Disc. It's in no hurry to get anywhere. Why bother? At lightspeed, everywhere is the same place.
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