Honestly. ... I didn't get the point of this book. Why did he write it?! The story is left hanging thete, the characters are vaguely sketched... not a clue about what the hero is actually trying to do.
Lovely and imaginative descriptions but that's all. Disappointed.
Well... I'm somewhat relieved that the worst Pratchett's novel that I ever read isn't set on Discworld, however I'm still disappointed. The Dark Side of the Sun is just an average book without any particular strong point, a sci-fi story like many others, nothing more, nothing less. Sometimes you can almost feel the witty and sarcastic style which define Pratchett as a writer, but it's too elusive to catch the reader. Luckily a world on the back of four elephants on top of a turtle will come... and the fantasy genre will change forever....Continua
Tasteless, clueless. A [science fiction] novel with no spirit and ideas. What a pity...