'Death has to happen. That's what bein' alive is all about. You're alive, and then you're dead. It can't just stop happening.'But it can. And it has. Death is missing - presumed.er.gone (and on a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is ...
n a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is turning out to be really good with a scythe). Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an important public service is withdrawn. If Death doesn't come for you, then what are you supposed to do in the meantime? You can't have the undead wandering about like lost souls. There's no telling what might happen, particularly when they discover that life really is only for the living...
Oh, eccolo qua, il primo libro di Pratchett che mi piace sul serio. L'impressione che ho avuto è che ci sia stato bisogno di una lunga evoluzione, di affilare le armi e dopo diversi anni l'autore abbia trovato la quadratura del cerchio.Un romanzo
..."Un romanzo sagace, che si fa leggere senza intoppi, con personaggi memorabili e spunti tutti validi. Unica pecca la prolissità, ma temo che su questo Terry e io non andremo mai d'accordo. A parte questo, promosso e consigliato.Continua...Nascondi
"LORD, WHAT CAN THE HARVEST HOPE FOR, IF NOT FOR THE CARE OF THE REAPER MAN?"Books about death are always amazing (also, I think this might be the last one with Death himself as the main character?).It's also the book where we meet Reg Shoe and the
..."eg Shoe and the Death of Rats for the first time (♥) The story is good, especially the Bill Door parts.Continua...Nascondi
Terry Pratchett's a genius: his dimension of fantasy's a complete one... his mind's completely free from every kind of conventional idea, even the physical ones: the world he set his novels in is a world far from us, that responds to different rules
..." (different shape, different movements, different phisical rules...truly another world). Surprising!Continua...Nascondi
"Senta" sussurrò Ludmilla a Ridcully, "è così che si comportano di solito i maghi?" "Il Sommo Algebrico è un esempio eccezionale" rispose lui. "Ha lo stesso spiccato senso della realtà di una sagoma di cartone. Siamo fieri di averlo in squadra".
Mmorgana (lettrice onnivora)
8 anni faThis entire section is filled with action-movie references ('Yo!'), but Alien/Aliens seems to have been a particularly fruitful source. Many quotes and events have direct counterparts: "Yeah, but secreted from what?", "No one touch From the movie Aliens: "Remember -- short, controlled bursts...". This entire section is filled with action-movie references ('Yo!'), but Alien/Aliens seems to have been a particularly fruitful source. Many quotes and events have direct counterparts: "Yeah, but secreted from what?", "No one touch anything", "It's coming from everywhere!", and "We are going" are only a few examples, and of course there is the matter of the Queen...
Incidentaly, if you say "yo" one more time, Dean, I will personaly have you thrown out of the University, pursued to the rim of the world by the finest demons that thaumaturgy can conjure up, torn into extremely smal pieces, minced, turned into a
... mixture reminiscent of steak tartare, and turned out into a dog bowl.Continua...Nascondi