The wizards are taking over the world, releasing the ice giants in the way! Who can save us?! Rincewind, obviously. .. with a little help from the librarian! Great read
Oook. Oook? Eeek! Oook!
It's that good.
Rincewind is, despite himself, taken in the middle of a new adventure, an End-Of-The-World adventure: sorcery is back in the world and this means an epic magic war, Ice Giants' return, the end of everything. He's with Conina, the beautiful fatal warrior daughter of Cohen, and peculiar characters picked up on the run. The Sorcerer, Coin, is only a boy, but he's guided by his cruel father, living in his stick. Fun....Continua
Excellent as always.
It starts very similar to Equal Rites, but sadly the main character of the story is not Coin but Rincewind (I'm sorry, I can't stand him >.<).
It's kinda weird re-reading the first Discworld novels after having read the later ones: this books are still heavily influenced by pre-existing stories (even though they're far from the almost direct parody that was The Colour of Magic), and while you can see Pratchett's genius in some part, I think he got really, really better with time.
This book is really quotable, though. And it has the first appearance of the concept of knurd ♥...Continua