It's not a game any more ...Every town on Discworld knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice - a streetwise tomcat - leads a band of educated ratty friends (and a stupid kid) on a nice little earner. Piper plus rats equals lots and lots ...
of money. Until they run across someone playing a different tune. Now he and his rats must learn a new concept: evil ...
I have to admit that I struggled a bit to get into this book; the first chapters are entertaining but not too amazing, but once the Rat King appears, the tone and the rhythm rise a lot. Then, it is a great adventure written in Terry Pratchett's
..." usual style, funny but vaguely creepy. Not a children book, maybe it could justify the use of the awful expression "young adults" as the intended target. Whichever the target, anyway, it is a really good read. And some of the "usual" Discworld characters make an appearance. To mention one... well, I guess I only need to write SQUEAK.Continua...Nascondi
A very good book. Refreshing, in a sense.After more than 20 Discworld books, I have to admit stories with the usual cast of characters start to wear thin. That's why a change is very welcome.Mind you: it's always the Discworld, and it's always
..." it's always Pratchett. This is both good and bad at the same time, for the reasons above. Nonetheless, books like this one are refreshing: it's a little like discovering Pratchett for the first time. Again.Continua...Nascondi