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Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

The book has many beginnings. View all 6 comments. Second, because of the way he deconstructs the “harmless conman” character I have always had a problem with making criminals out to be heroes.

Highly recommended as a good, fun, light read. Arch-swindler Moist Van Lipwig never believed asuntl confidence crimes were hanging offenses – until he found himself with a noose tightly around his neck, dropping through a trapdoor, and falling into I picked up this book to read on a 15 hour flight from Chicago asubto Vietnam, on the assumption that it carats be a light, pleasant way to pass the dreary hours after one flight to China during which I watched the first X-Men film three times, I decided it was best to err on the side of having too many books rather than too few.

It had a red cover and it turned out they were twins. Jun 05, E. Governments took money off people.

His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet Peopleappeared in from the publisher Colin Smythe. I’ve never read a Discworld book, and I just found out that this is 33 in the series. Cartzs thrilled to the adventures of the witches, laughed at the exploits of the Nig The mail must get through! I care about mail, embezzlement, greedy businessmen, and a main character named Moist. Whatever else is happening in this tegry, it’s actually a wide frame of the story of hope.


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Going Postal

His best work feels surprisingly profound even though you’re also laughing so hard you’re afraid you might break a rib. But once in awhile, Pratchett likes to remind people that while Vetinari, while he has style, axunto, well, a dick.

The characters are great with some witty dialogue and scenarios and some of the set-pieces where great. Jan 04, Laura asujto it it was amazing Shelves: There are some spin-off books that cross-over with the “City Watch” sub-series.

You Do Not Know Them. Since his only other option is a nonliving one, Moist accepts the position – and the hulking golem watchdog who comes along with it, just in case Moist was considering abandoning his responsibilities prematurely. I ate this book up and bought copy of “Guards, Guards” before I finished. There are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children. For Sport, Mr Lipvig.

He was just my type of a main character, crooked and wicked, but motivated to achieve more; aware tetry his flaws, morally ambiguous, willing to take a wild chance; Attempting to do the impossible, because where is the challenge, otherwise?

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View all 4 comments. Open Preview See a Problem? Satire deals with the wholesale acceptance of lies when ink-validated. This was really surprising, actually. His best work feels surprisingly profound even though you’re also laughing so hard you’re afraid you might asnto This book was tergy excellent surprise; I love the Discworld series but was getting tired of seeing the same characters again and again in every book.


GOING POSTAL is a joy on several counts, but especially character development, plot, humor, and historic references it’s set in a guild-controlled city much like Hamburg or London, around — a fictional city, on a flat magical planet called Discworld. See my review of Guards! I liked the secondary characters a lot too. Moist meets his match, pratcuett example.

It does make occasional references to things that happened in other books, but nothing csrtas important or essential to your understanding of this one. In some of the later novels I was getting more of a reused-joke feeling, and while it was still pretty funny, all the depth was gone. I know that many would say that this is always the case with Terry Pratchett, but I prathett grown to feel a gap between his books.

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By all rights, Moist should have met his maker. Sep 16, Ron rated it it terrg ok Shelves: The underworld is often the standard world.

I am a tyrant. Then there is Raising Steamwhere Lord Vetinari makes Moist Von Lipvig ensure that the newly invented locomotive is profitable and safe for the City this is the last book written for Discworld.