[Ebook] ➧ Going Postal By Terry Pratchett – Uroturk.info

Going Postal 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 Intoa Government Job By All Rights, Moist Should Have Met His Maker Instead, It S Lord Vetinari, Supreme Ruler Of Ankh Morpork, Who Promptly Offers Him A Job As Postmaster Since His Only Other Option Is A Nonliving One, Moist Accepts The Position And The Hulking Golem Watchdog Who Comes Along With It, Just In Case Moist Was Considering Abandoning His Responsibilities Prematurely Getting The Moribund Postal Service Up And Running Again, However, May Be A Near Impossible Task, What With Literally Mountains Of Decades Old Undelivered Mail Clogging Every Nook And Cranny Of The Broken Down Post Office Building And With Only A Few Creaky Old Postmen And One Rather Unstable, Pin Obsessed Youth Available To Deliver It Worse Still, Moist Could Swear The Mail Is Talking To Him Worst Of All, It Means Taking On The Gargantuan, Money Hungry Grand Trunk Clacks Communication Monopoly And Its Bloodthirsty Piratical Head, Mr Reacher GiltBut It Says On The Building Neither Rain Nor Snow Nor Glom Of NitInspiring Words Admittedly, Some Of The Bronze Letters Have Been Stolen , And For Once In His Wretched Life Moist Is Going To Fight And If The Bold And Impossible Are What S Called For, He Ll Do It In Order To Move The Mail, Continue Breathing, Get The Girl, And Specially Deliver That Invaluable Commodity That Every Human Being Not To Mention Troll, Dwarf, And, Yes, Even Golem Requires Hope

About the Author: Terry Pratchett

Born Terence David John Pratchett, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, i

10 thoughts on “Going Postal

  1. says:

    The mail must get through He was part of the government, wasn t he Governments took money off people That s what they were for.Turns out, years spent scamming and conning the public have excellently prepared Moist von Lipwig with the skill set needed to run a vast corporation.Who knew My Discworld reading for the Humour Club has had its ups and downs Some books I loved, some bored me to

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    I love it when one work of art makes me think of another and my enjoyment of both is enhanced.The executive office meeting subsequent to the gallows made me think of Mel Brooks hilarious 1974 film Blazing Saddles and Harvey Korman s portrayal of Hedley LaMarr So throughout the rest of the novel I eschewed the British aristocratic drawl of Lord Vetinari and replaced with Korman s robber baron prose fo

  3. says:

    This book was an excellent surprise I love the Discworld series but was getting tired of seeing the same characters again and again in every book But this book introduces an entirely new and refreshing cast of characters I particularly liked the main character and felt he was very well developed Pratchett s books are funny precisely because he has a very firm grasp of human nature His best work feels surpri

  4. says:

    This was really surprising, actually Perhaps it shouldn t have been, given how many people whose opinions I respect are Pratchett fans, but I haven t read a fantasy novel since giving up on Robert Jordan s painstakingly prolonged The Wheel of Time somewhere in book 5, I think long before college Actually, I suppose I read a bunch of the Harry Potters in the interim, but in some ways that felt like keeping

  5. says:

    I picked up this book to read on a 15 hour flight from Chicago to Vietnam, on the assumption that it would be a light, pleasant way to pass the dreary hours after one flight to China during which I watched the first X Men film three times, I decided it was best to err on the side of having too many books rather than too few My assumptions proved correct, and I enjoyed the book quite thoroughly Three things struck me 1 Pr

  6. says:

    I haven t read a lot of Pratchett I think this is only my second one but I do enjoy reading him for the color and the metaphor The way he turns a figure of speech on the lathe will frequently leave you just sitting there in your chair with a table leg in your hand, and your wife says, Hey, what s with the table leg And I say, I m reading.

  7. says:

    Otras rese as de Mundodisco en mi blog Cartas en el asunto es la novela n mero 33 de la hilarante saga de Mundodisco uno pensar a que a esta altura al gran Terry Pratchett no se le podr an ocurrir m s personajes y que la calidad de la saga pod a disminuir, pero con este libro demostr que todav a le quedaban excelentes ideas para rato Esta novela da comienzo a una nueva saga que lamentablemente Terry no pudo terminar present un nuevo a

  8. says:

    Monetary RelativityNo better theory of money exists than Pratchett s money is founded on postage stamps that got out of control Understanding that fact helps to explain the world better than relativity theory.

  9. says:

    I am probably the last person on earth to read Terry Pratchett, but I m glad I finally did People have been recommending his books to me for years and although I had planned on starting with book 1, Color of Magic, the bookseller recommended I start with Going Postal instead they were also out of stock of CoM Every time I picked this book up I laughed out loud, it has a refreshing wit combined with a sharp perception of people and their funny habit

  10. says:

    Super zabava Super humor, ironija, cinizam, satira super Vla a, super Pratchett.

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