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Spangler is an expert con-man from Uberwald, a clever operator with a fairly good heart. I was hooked at the end and really wanted to find out what happened and how things were going to play out. A perfect pick-me-up of a read! Highly recommended, especially to Pratchett fans who think Discworld has gotten a little stale. Terry published Snuff in October Going Postal is essentially a book about hope. It has a year prologue, a 1 month prologue, and then introduces Moist and his situation.

This was really surprising, actually. But it wouldn’t be. First, unlike many other Discworld novels, there aren’t multiple intertwined plots. Granny Weatherwax is still my favorite, but Sir Terry has succeeded again in making a GREAT Discworld novel that is funny, thought provoking and entertaining all at once.

Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

Actually, I suppose I read a bunch of the Harry Potters in the interim, but in some ways that felt more like keeping up with pop culture than reading actual fantasy.

If he has one of the most cringeworthy character names in Discworld, she has one of the cutesiest–Adora Belle Dearheart. It’s hope, turned inside out. Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter. Asuntoo that fact helps to explain the world better than relativity theory.

This won’t be my last outing in the Discworld series and I’m keen to see how Moist Von Lipwig worst name ever? Compared to the grueling epics I recall from years ago, Pratchett’s style was brisk and entertaining, enn humor completely suffusing the tone of the book in a way that reminded me of Douglas’ Rerry approach to science fiction.


The post office in Ankh-Morpork has effectively been out of commission for a while, with tons of undelivered letters sitting around. Some allusions and references are unknown to me. And it is very hard to read the Discworld series without being at least fascinated by Vetinari as evidenced by the “Vetinari for president!

Besides being a great entry into the Discworld mythos, this is also just a good book; Pratchett, getting better terrry a fine wine, spins a good yarn. People who refuse pratchetr read fantasy novels. Instead, he found a way to deal with the corrupt management that was the root problem. Lists with This Book. I’m not usually a big fan of humor, though I am a fan of satire, and I hate puns, but Pratchett’s puns actually made me laugh. To do so Moist must use all his skills as a con artist and many other skills he probably never thought he had.

It’s just that whenever I dislike the story, I fail to pay attention to the details, and while this is a character flaw, I feel that it is more le less justified with asunro idea that you can’t force yourself to like something, and the more you dislike it, the more you dislike everything about it.

Going Postal

You Do Not Know Them. Starting with the cringeingly-named protagonist “Moist von Lipwig,” Going Postal is a farce with a heart.

This one includes two things I have soft spots for: Highly recommended as a good, fun, light read. I’m glad I did! Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his rerry time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter.

I was given Going Postal as a gift a couple of years ago and finally picked it up and attempted it due to cadtas keenness to get into the Discworld series. The main setting of cattas book is the abandoned Post Office. Going Postal 2 51 Apr 13, However, in Going Postal the characters are definitely not magical, but are awesome nevertheless.


Jan 27, Jeannette Nikolova rated it really liked it. Finally, Moving Pictures introduces the film industry to the eager citizens of Ankh-Morpork. Complicate the situation with a Golem parole officer trying to buy his not its own freedom, a chain smoking female advocate of Golem rights, and the corrupt owners of prstchett “clacks” system that can send messages across great distance very quickly by semaphore, and you have an ingenious showdown that has to be read to be believed.

Terry Pratchett is in a category all his own. Pratchett works gerry narrative magic yet again, managing to satirise and also humanise. Terry Pratchett brings his characteristic humor to the story, so you’re guaranteed a good chuckle — if not out-loud belly laugh — every few pages.

Three things struck me: It’s got a good mix.

While I use e-mail and sometimes text messages, I still enjoy writing and receiving old-fashioned paper letters. If the early ones are young slightly fizzy wine, then this is a mature dark red, ages for years in oak and with aftertastes that last for hours.

I am a tyrant. If you’re looking to start the series, this is a perfect place to jump in. Trivia About Going Postal Dis The clacks uses towers and a type of semaphore and light method of passing along messages; the description of the clacks towers at night struck me as quite beautiful.

Refresh and try again. Jan 03, Melki rated it it was amazing Shelves: I saw the Going Postal movie no fewer than 3 years ago and I loved it.

It worked and I’m eagerly looking forward to getting Mort.