What is ‘Equal Rites’?

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So now that Terry has come up with this world held atop four enormous elephants supported by a giant space turtle he has to figure what to do with it. So after spending two books talking about Rincewind trying to get home to Unseen University he hits upon the genius idea of having someone else trying to get there. That being a small girl gripping an old mans gnarled and slightly twisted wood. Here Practhett is going to be invoking ……………..

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What is ‘The Light Fantastic’?

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When last we left our heroes they had jumped off the edge of the world to avoid being sacrificed to the gods. This is a good thing not only because it means they live for at least one more novel but also because it would have been a bit of a waste seen as how the Gods were too distracted with their argument with their neighbours; the Ice Giants, who have borrowed the lawnmower and are refusing to give it back, to notice. But don’t worry we’re not strapping ourselves in for the fantastical version of Apollo 13 as they soon find themselves back on the world born atop four giant elephants who are in turn carried on the back of great A’Tuin the star turtle via………………………

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What is ‘The Colour of Magic’?

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It’s now over a year since the death of what could be England’s greatest writer and in that time his work has been elevated to the level it deserves (probably making Sky kick themselves for dropping the series before they got to the eventual football entry). Well all of his books aside from one. One that even Neil Gaiman doesn’t rate too highly that being ………………………..

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What is wrong with ‘The Handmaids tale’? Or how feminist literature got outsmarted by a bunch of damned dirty apes.

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Before Hulu can get the ball rolling on their own classic, speculative sci-fi and market their own book to telly series for those after a bit more than blood and tits I thought I’d put forward my own thoughts on where their story goes wrong. No I haven’t seen the show, yes I am going off the book so yes chances are this may be full of spoilers but no it shouldn’t affect anything major in ……………….

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