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Snuff by

Snuff by Terry Pratchett

A Discworld Night Watch story. Although the Night Watch is now the city watch, and this isn’t set in the city… still. That’s what it is It is almost pointless to review this book. I mean, surely if I say it is a book by Terry Pratchett, set in Discworld and starring Samuel Vimes then that’ll be enough? But just

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Among Others by

Among others by Jo Walton

Read for the Once Upon a Time VI challenge Many, many moons ago Carl posted his review of this book. And then and there I thought, that sounds interesting. But I never got around to buying it at the time. I think it hadn’t been published by a UK/Ire publisher at the time. And the kindle version was likewise off-limits.

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Little, Big by

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

ISBN: 0413513505 See also: Spike Magazine This book, one of the classics of fantasy literature, did absolutely nothing for me. Okay, that is a slight exageration, because there were some touches that appealed to me. The whole fairy tale atmosphere. The house of different fronts. The randomness of so much of it. And even the language was appealing on occasion.

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