Hemning Sternberg (moonshadow) wrote,
Hemning Sternberg
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Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett

Title: Thief of Time
Author: Terry Pratchett
Series: Discworld #26
Genre: Comedic fantasy
Reason for Reading: Pratchett always cheers me up.
Pages: 357, plus an excerpt from Night Watch at the end.
Copyright Date: 2001
Cover: A figure rides a horse over some Roman numerals. There are clocks falling on the side.
First line: "According to the First Scroll of Wen the Eternally Surprised, Wen stepped out of the cave where he had received enlightenment and into the dawning light of the first day of the rest of his life."
Best part: The History Monks.
Worst part: Some of it felt a bit predictable to me.
Imaginary Theme Song: "Fly Like an Eagle"
Grade: C+
Recommended for: Fans of the series AND those new to it. This would be a surprisingly good place to start, considering it's book #26.
Related Reads: Reaper Man, Feet of Clay, Guards! Guards!.
Tags: books 2009, fiction
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