• Book Review

    Terry Pratchett Blog Tour: Equal Rites review

    “This is a story about magic and where it goes and perhaps more importantly where it comes from and why, although it doesn’t pretend to answer all or any of these questions.  It may, however, help to explain why Gandalf never got married and why Merlin was a man. Because this is also a story about sex, although probably not in the athletic, tumbling, count-the-legs-and-divide-by-two sense unless the characters go totally beyond the author’s control. They might.” As Drum Billet feels the end of his life come near, he knows that its time to pass on his worth. In a small village called Bad Ass an either son is about…

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    Dodger – Terry Pratchett

    “The rain poured down on London so hard that it seemed that it was dancing spray, every raindrop contending with its fellow for supremacy in the air and waiting to splash down. It was a deluge. The drains and sewers were overflowing, throwing up – regurgitating, as it were – the debris of muck, slime and filth, the dead dogs, the dead rats, cats and worse; bringing back up to the world of men all those things they thought they hard left behind them”  On a cold wet stormy night Dodger comes to the rescue of a young lady in trouble. A tosher by trade he’s used to keeping to…