Mark's Reviews > Feet of Clay

Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
273793
's review
Jul 19, 08

bookshelves: fantasy, humor
Read in June, 2008

This is one of my favorite Discworld books. The plot is "who's trying to murder Lord Vetinari", but the theme is social castes and slavery. At the top are the aristocracy trying to restore their days of absolute power. At the bottom are the golems, working the longest hours in the dirtiest job for no pay. In the middle is Sam Vimes and the Watch trying to find justice for all.

"The common people? They're nothing special. They're no different than the rich and powerful other than they've got no money or power. But the law should be there to balance things up a bit."
Likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Feet of Clay.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.