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Perhaps my expectations were too high, based on Terry Pratchett's recommendation in "A Slip of the Keyboard", but this seemed like a one-joke comedy, and that joke was a bit sophomoric. I ended up abandoning it a bit past the half-way point, as I did ...more
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Along with "Guards! Guards!", one of the best entry points into the Discworld milieu.
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Darkness Weaves
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While I liked some aspects of Wagner's writing, the characters were generally overwrought, and they had a tendency to go off on long monologues as a form of story exposition, which just seemed silly to me.
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Interesting facts, nice photos, a sort of "coffee table book" for my tablet.
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