Book Review – Reaper Man – Terry Pratchett

Death is supposed happen. That’s what bein’ alive is all about. You’re alive, and then you’re dead. It can’t just stop.

Oh but it can. And it has. Death is missing, presumed…er…gone (and on a little farm far, far away, a tall mysterious stranger is turning out to be pretty good with a scythe). Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an imperative public service is withdrawn.

”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

If Death doesn’t come along, then what are you meant to do in the meantime? You can’t have the undead drifting about like lost souls. There’s no telling what could happen, particularly when they discover that life really is only for the living…

‘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.’ – The Times

What can the harvest hope for, if not for the care of the reaper man?

‘If you like Discworld, you won’t be disappointed. One of my first Terry Pratchett novels, after reading it for the first time some years ago I couldn’t wait to get my hands on more.’ – Amazon Customer

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Received 5 stars out of 5 in Waterstones

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