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Ridiculous name aside, Moist von Lipwig’s reluctantly scrupulous con artist emphasis on ‘artist’, as teryr maneuvering definitely deserves such a word was exceedingly entertaining to follow.
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Lipwig, I should like you to think of me as Worse still, Moist could swear the mail is talking to him. It could be you. Pratchegt particularly liked the main character and felt he was very well-developed. While Moist von Lipwig is a worthy and fun protagonist, once again the real hero is Pratchett himself.
I enjoyed the ending, and I particularly liked the choices Moist made wn the end. Going Postal di Terry Pratchett 2 21 Jan 16, The mail must get through! So, there are several women in Going Postal, but did any of them ever meet, let alone talk to each other?
The struggle against the easy way out, which is to just take what you want and not even needas opposed to struggling and fighting for what’s worth it. But it wouldn’t be.
Open Preview See a Problem? I would really recommend pratchetf as a good starting point to get into the series. I am probably the last person on earth to read Terry Pratchett, but I’m glad I finally did. Also posted on my blog Got My Book.
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The characters are great with some witty dialogue and scenarios and some of the set-pieces where great. Also, sometimes there are so many puns and parodies that the plot becomes secondary, momentarily.
This was the first book I read in the Discworld series and I wasn’t lost. Arch-swindler Moist Van Lipwig never believed his confidence crimes were hanging offenses – until he found himself with a noose tightly around his neck, dropping through a trapdoor, and falling into Moist is not a native citizen, and that makes it possible to comment on the various quirks of the city without it seeming awkward.
Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March Going Postal – book and TV.
Going Postal definitely ranks among my top 3 Discworld books. Which was my reason to postpone reading this book after I suffered from a severe Terry Pratchett fatigue Also available on the WondrousBooks blog.
Lipwig, is that sometimes, very rarely, at a point in a man’s career where he has made such a foul and tangled mess of his life that death appears to be the only sensible option, an angel appears to him, or, 1 should say, unto him, and offers him a chance to go back to the moment when it all went wrong, and this time do it right.
I wouldn’t have considered it to be an interesting topic for inquiry I mean, come on; post offices mostly exist to aggrivate people who hate standing in queues, right? Sep 16, Ron rated it it was ok Shelves: Granny Weatherwax is still my favorite, but Sir Terry has succeeded again I love it when one work of art makes me think of another and my enjoyment of both is enhanced.
Pratchett’s underlying thoughts and satire also seemed fairly spot-on. The book takes shots at government employees, private corporations, finance, hackers, university politics, and all sorts of other things, all in the guise of being a humorous fantasy novel.
I suppose Pratchett may not be to everyone’s taste and I was not sure he would be to mine but he seems to be very skilled in his particular niche.
Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
To do so Moist must use all his zsunto as a con artist and many other skills he probably never thought he had. Lots of digs at corporations, lotteries, and just life. There are several books in the Moist Von Lipvig sub-series and 8 books in the preceding City Watch series — not all 39 books of the Discworld series apply, many being for children or YA.
These two sub-series actually begin with the book Guards! Which was my reason to postpone reading this book after I suffered from a severe Terry Pratchett fatigue.
Want to Read saving…. Mass Market Paperbackpages. His best work feels surprisingly profound even though you’re also laughing so ausnto you’re afraid you might break a rib. A main theme of the book is that he must learn to see himself for what he truly is never a comfortable thing.
My favorite supporting character is Mr. Ej he has one of the most cringeworthy character names in Discworld, she has one of the cutesiest–Adora Belle Dearheart. View all 6 comments.