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Terry Pratchett's Hogfather: The Illustrated Screenplay

(Terry Pratchett's Discworld: The Illustrated Screenplays)

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Hogswatchnight is fast approaching, and the Hogfather is missing. But it's vital that all the presents are delivered, otherwise the sun won't rise tomorrow. However, there is another supernatural entity who can be everywhere at once and, most importantly, knows where everybody lives.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Gollancz (first published November 1st 2007)
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Joey Woolfardis
This is the screenplay version of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel Hogfather, adapted by Vadim Jean for the first real-live adaptation. Illustrated by Stephen Player with stills from the adaptation itself and behind-the-scenes captures.

There's not much to talk of here: if you've seen the adaptation it's a great way to get a visual hold on how they transformed a Discworld novel in to a televised film, and it's also pretty helpful for any budding script writer out there. Like most adaptations, it
Includes photos from production. Nice.
Zacaro Caro
Dec 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Death: Humans need fantasy to *be* human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape.
Susan: With tooth fairies? Hogfathers?
Death: Yes. As practice, you have to start out learning to believe the little lies.
Susan: So we can believe the big ones?
Death: Yes. Justice, mercy, duty. That sort of thing.
Susan: They're not the same at all.
Death: You think so? Then take the universe and grind it down to the finest powder, and sieve it through the finest sieve, and then show me one atom
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The film of this got me into Pratchett,Because I simply love everything about the hogfather.

The characters are amazing especially Death, susan and Teatime

The plot is really good and beliavable

I love it so much I have read it several times in diffrent formats and watch it constantly.

Nov 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
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i really enjoy the book and the illustration make it 3x better.
May 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Watching the movie side by side with the illustrated screenplay was cool.

It was great to see the concepts script and general design fit together in the final product.
Craig Wakefield
Apr 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Christmas pratchett style, great book
Dane Cobain
Apr 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book is a bit of a gem, and I prefer it to the actual novel but then, when I reviewed that, I talked about how I enjoyed the TV movie of the book more than the original, and this is the screenplay to that, with extra cool shit thrown in for good measure.

What we basically have here is the unabridged script for the movie, which was written by Vadim Jean and mucked about with by Terry Pratchett. Its presented in the form of a (quite frankly massive) A4 book in full colour, with a huge picture
Dec 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I've been a huge fan of the Discworld series for many, many years. I remember the excitement when I heard that they were making some films of some of the books - all of which I absolutely loved. But as 'The Hogfather' is probably one of my favourite novels, the adaptation was the one I was looking forward to the most!

This book is basically the script, with stage notes and a brief introduction by Terry Pratchett. There are lots of photos from behind the scenes, stills from the movie and sketches
Nov 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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I really enjoied this. Death has to be the best character ever, and Albert is very amusing. This book often makes me laugh and doesn't seem to get old.
Heather Landenberger
May 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
My favorite Christmas book and one of the funnest satires ever.
Ann Reynoso
Apr 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
It is more than just a children's book; it is every adult's bible on life.
Pavol Gono
Jul 08, 2012 rated it it was ok
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