Snuff. The 39th Discworld novel sees Sam Vimes investigating a countryhouse murder, and is Terry Pratchett’s fiftieth book. Snuff is the 39th novel by Terry Pratchett in the Discworld series after I Shall Wear Midnight. It went on sale on Thursday 13th October and was the. Snuff (Discworld) [Terry Pratchett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At long last, Lady Sybil has lured her husband, Sam Vimes, on a .

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I’ve been waiting for this book since We know Commander Vimes will come through. Yes, I know that my very favorite writer in the world who has taught me more about writing and story and life than anyone alive or dead, is ill. Oct 24, Heidi Cullinan rated it it was amazing Shelves: His 6-year-old son instantly takes to the Shirehell-bent on enlarging his poo-collection.

Cover art by Paul Kiby. Up til then all that had was Vimes and his family had left Ankh-Morpork and gone to the countryside! Where there is a crime there must be a finding, there must be a chase and there must be a punishment. But to Vimes, a crime is a crime and there must be a punishment. After a short time of enjoying his holiday, he discovers that the rural community has a dark past with the resident goblins, humanoid lifeforms that live in caves nearby.

Lord Rust then approaches Vimes and tells him that he won’t find any crimes in the country, also warning him that he has no jurisdiction outside of Ankh-Morpork.

I dkscworld love the City Watch Series and the Moist spin-offs! I know this may sound silly, but I simple cannot stop reading in the middle of a length of story. The character who does that in Snuff is Willikins, the Vimes’s butler, who when he first appeared was stiff and very formal, trying to shave Vimes, who forbade him.

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SNUFF is dark discwoeld to be a news broadcast. The rest of the discworld books after that are great reads. It felt a little like the pieces that were left over from Unseen Academicals. Snuff 1 2 Dec 10, View all 4 comments. Where there is a crime there must be a finding, there must be a chase and there must be a punishment.

The emotional realism and detail is beyond compare despite the fact that the aforementioned watch consists, in add Even battling early-onset Alzheimer’s, Pratchet is as good as any 10 novelists fighting ennui and indigestion.

Also, the dsicworld paperback edition of Snuff contains the first chapter of Dodger and chapters one and two of The Long Discwrld.

Snuff by Terry Pratchett – review

A non-Discworld book, Good Omenshis collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early it is also available as a mass market paperback – Harper Torch, – and trade paperback – Harper Paperbacks, And it was uncomfortable.

Retrieved 10 July I have an Ankh Morpork passport and a couple of coins and one of these days Snff be going there permanently, but until then I have Snuff to read. An enjoyable enough read, but not without it’s problems: I didn’t not enjoy Snuffbut I wonder if perhaps this will be the last Discworld novel I read.

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He is, in essence, a workaholic. To the outsider, it would be easy to dismiss the Discworld books as silly fantasy novels.

Snuff (Pratchett novel) – Wikipedia

More when I’ve finished! Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a shuff of novels, including his first Discworld novel, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter.


He uncovers a brooding evil bad bad stuff and is confronted by a raw police recruit named Constable Feenie Upshot, who takes orders from the local magistrates. Photographs from ancient artifacts to present day markets, across the Americas, Africa, Asia, illustrate long-standing and existing beliefs.


With the news of Terry Pratchett’s declining health, it feels as if each new Discworld novel could be his last. There is also some very clunky writing and a lot of characterization that seems very at odds with previous books. Here’s hoping PTerry still has a few books left in him — and znuff they are City Watch books, they star Carrot and Angua and Cheery and the crew. He took questions, and one, predictably enough, was which of his characters he was most like.

He gives you more information and more story than you need, just because he can, and this is completely satisfying. There are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children.

Actually one of his more serious works, this still made me smile frequently and I liked it immensely. Thus, the Duke and Duchess of Ankh Sam and Sybil take 6-yr-old Sam to Crundells, otherwise known as Ramkin Hall, the seldom-visited country estate of the Ramkin family — complete with farms, tavern, smithy, trout stream, gallows hill, goblin caves, etc. The next day he participates in a hand-to-hand fight with the hot-headed local blacksmith, Jethro.