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I recommend all of the Discworld books. They’ve got style and fancy waistcoats.

A good producer could have helped him with certain aspects of his performance, such as his Feegle voices and accent. The Magpyrs hate him and his “more gothic than thou” attitude, as Igor tries to keep the old ways alive. Always a pleasure to listen to Terry Pratchett’s work, always something new to discover and to be reminded of forgotten something’s.

The three vampires then turn into a flock of magpies and disappear into the darkness of the roof of the castle, while the witches return to Lancre. Wikiquote has quotations related to: View all 3 comments. The incomparable Terry Pratchett died on the 12th. Classic Pratchett, ably performed by Nigel Etrry.

pratchet Like Liked by 1 person. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It was written before vam I was in just exactly the right mood for this. You had to choose.


Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23; Witches #6) by Terry Pratchett

Maybe you could point him in the direction of blutwurst and black puddings and underdone steak. View all 5 comments. My point is that we have been here before. I always have to re-read the scene where Granny Weatherwax decides about twice, because, yes. Some years later, his daughter Rihanna was involved in writing the excellent Tomb Raider reboot. These vampires are powerful, fast, control the weather, can read minds, and change form.

He doesn’t like organised religion much, does he? I recommend this one highly, but I think you need to have read the other “Witch” novels first, that would be Equal RitesWyrd SistersWitches AbroadLords and Ladiesand Maske Pratchett satirizes vampire myth and legend in this Discworld novel. Lusty, boozy old Nanny Ogg continues to be my favorite Observe as she shares her views on dealing with cow-stealin’ pixies – ” Well, vampires only go where invited so this doesn’t look very promising for the yet-to-be-undead or the meal-to-be-had-daily.

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One of the things a witch did was stand right on the edge, where the decisions had to be made. Lacrimosa attacks Agnes in a strangely pathetic manner, several townspeople succeed in killing a vampire, and Vlad falls to temptation and bites Agnes although again, there is no permanent effect.

You have left the Fantasy ferry permanently damaged, wait, no ,I mean changed. Fortunately, you feel that for other characters you’ve never read about before – poor Mightily Oats – pratchegt I shouldn’t think that newcomers to Pratchett will miss out on much.


Every author yerry from Dickens to Rowling — just look at Shakespeare! The Old Count is left in charge of Escrow by popular demand, and is charged by Granny to teach the two young Magpyrs the “old ways’ ie – stupidity.

This is a terrific book, funny and pacy. First Edition Cover by Josh Kirby. Anyway, liked this one a lot. How much of it was just my nostalgia? Carpe Jugulum is the sixth and final book in the Witches subseries of Discworld. Though I’m not quite sure where this whole invitation thing arose from because the Greeks, and the Romans, where very sociable people and they lived in a society when anybody and everybody simply rocked up when they wanted to.

They are becoming susceptible to conventional methods of vampire disposal. Want to Read saving….

Maskerade opened with Nanny trying to inject some fun into the life of a very depressed Granny. Forty books by the same author since October does leave you with a desire for some variety!

So I started to doubt myself: