The Turtle Moves!: Discworld's Story Unauthorized
by Lawrence Watt-Evans (Goodreads Author)
After growing from humble beginnings as a Sword & Sorcery parody to more than 30 volumes of wit, wisdom, and whimsy, the Discworld series has become a phenomenon unlike any other. Now, in The Turtle Moves!, Lawrence Watt-Evans presents a story-by-story history of Discworld’s evolution as well as essays on Pratchett’s place in literary canon, the nature of the Disc itse...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published July 11th 2008 by BenBella Books
(first published July 1st 2008)
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This is lighthearted examination of Terry Pratchett's Discworld. He covers all the books individually, then by series (although he does not use the series groups that I would choose), then he discusses recurring themes.[return][return]I feel a ambivalent about this book. On the one had I kept thinking that this was a good way to introduce a friend of mine to the Discworld. On the other hand I don't agree with all of his theories. For instance he believes that all of the Discworld stories are abo...more
Meh. I really need to stop reading these fan driven books that are both gushing and at the same time smug in their personal interpretations of the books. Which, of course, must be true, because they took the time to sit down and write a 200 page book about it.