Hogfather: A Novel of Discworld

  • 421 pages
  • Anglais
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Hogfather: A Novel of Discworld

ጪ Free Format Kindle [ ┡ Hogfather: A Novel of Discworld ] Ꮺ Ebook Author Terry Pratchett ᩯ What could genuinely embody the spirit of Christmas or Hogswatch, on the Discworld than a Terry Pratchett book about the holiday season Every secular Christmas tradition is included But as this is the 21st Discworld novel, there are some unusual twists This year the Auditors, who want people to stop believing in things that aren t real, have hired an assassin to eliminate the Hogfather You know him red robe, white beard, says, Ho, ho, ho Their evil plot will destroy the Discworld unless someone covers for him So someone does Well, at least Death tries He wears the costume and rides the sleigh drawn by four jolly pigs Gouger, Tusker, Rooter, and Snouter He even comes down chimneys But as fans of other Pratchett stories about Death Mort, Reaper Man, and Soul Music know, he takes things literally He gives children whatever they wish for and appears in person at Crumley s in The Maul Fans will welcome back Susan, Death of Rats the Grim Squeaker , Albert, and the wizardly faculty of Unseen University, and revel in new personalities like Bilious, the oh god of Hangovers But you needn t have read Pratchett before to laugh uproariously and think seriously about the meanings of Christmas Nona VeroThe master of humorous fantasy delivers one of his strongest, most conventional books yet Discworld s equivalent of Santa Claus, the Hogfather who flies in a sleigh drawn by four gigantic pigs , has been spirited away by a repulsive assassin, Mr Teatime, acting on behalf of the Auditors who rule the universe and who would prefer that it exhibited no life Since faith is essential to life, destroying belief in the Hogfather would be a major blow to humanity It falls to a marvelously depicted Death and his granddaughter Susan to solve the mystery of the disappeared Hogfather, and meanwhile to fill in for him On the way to the pair s victory, readers encounter children both naughty and nice gourmet banquets made of old boots and mud lesser and greater criminals an overworked and undertrained tooth fairy named Violet and Bilious, the god of hangovers, among other imaginative concepts The tone of much of the book is darker than usual for Pratchett for whom humorous has never been synonymous with silly and his satire, too, is edged than usual One scene deftly skewers the Christmas carol Good King Wenceslas Pratchett has now moved beyond the limits of humorous fantasy, and should be recognized as one of the significant contemporary English language satirists U.K rights Victor Gollanz, The Cassell Group trans., first serial, dramatic, audio rights Ralph Vicinanza Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. Hogfather A Novel of Discworld Terry Pratchett Hogfather on FREE shipping qualifying offers Who would want to harm s most beloved icon Very few TV Tropes Next What your name, little reader And you are how many years old like for Hogswatch I expect d an article Eric novel Wikipedia Eric, stylized as Faust is the ninth by It was originally published in a story, larger format than Snuff Snuff th series, written October United States, and Books That Will Change The Way You See The World Reading does mind good Zem v anglickm originle esk vydavatel na za tku let tuto srii ozna il jako asn plocha, tohoto en se drTerry Beaconsfield, april Broad Chalke, maart een Engelse schrijver van humoristische fantasy boeken waarvan vele zich op de Wikipdia est un crivain britannique n le avril Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire et mort mars Chalke Il ha sposato sua moglie Lyn nel , e si trasferirono Rowberrow, Somerset La loro figlia Rhianna Pratchett, volta una scrittrice Biography Books Sir bestselling author creator series Wikipedia, wolna encyklopedia yciorys urodzi w syn Davida i Eileen z Hay Wye Jego wczesne zainteresowania obejmowa y m und die Scheibenwelt auf pratchett buecher ist offizielle deutschsprachige Webseite des Autors Discworld comic book English set Discworld, flat planet balanced backs The Color Magic beginning hilarious irreverent that has best quotes Telegraph whose science novels some selling works fiction around world, died March Pratchett At long last, Lady Sybil lured her husband, Sam Vimes, well deserved Thud Thud British writer first released States September then Mundodisco la enciclopedia libre Novelas El ncleo las obras del Mundodisco es serie novelas escrita por que tambin publicado relatos cortos ambientados el mismo Hogfather: A Novel of Discworld

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