'One taste, and you'll scour bookstores for more' Daily Mail
The Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is .
The eleventh Discworld novel. "'Death has to happen. That's what bein' alive is all about. You're alive, and then you're dead. It can't just stop happening.'" " " But it can. And it has. So what happens after death is now less of a philosophical question than a question of actual reality. On the disc, as here, they need death. If Death doesn't come for you, then what are you supposed to do in the meantime? You can't have the undead wandering about like lost souls. There's no telling what might happen, particularly when they discover that life really is only for the living.
Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Raising Steam is his fortieth Discworld novel. His books have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. After falling out with his keyboard he now talks to his computer. Occasionally, these days, it answers back.
'Pratchett's humour takes logic past the point of absurdity and round again, but it is his unexpected insights into the human morality that make the Discworld series stand out' Times Literary Supplement 'One taste, and you'll scour bookstores for more' Daily Mail 'If you're an established fan, you'll enjoy this as much as the others; if you're new to Pratchett, what the hell took you so long?' Time Out
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