WWW Wednesday 17th February 2016

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Review | The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett

Goodbye, Sir Terry. Thank you. You will be missed.

The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett book cover

The blurb: A shivering of worlds.

Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength.

This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad.

As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. To protect the land. Her land.

There will be a reckoning…

My take:

Most importantly: if you’ve never read anything by Terry Pratchett, please don’t start here. This is a book for readers who are familiar with the Discworld and those who are not will find more to be critical about than to like.

I must also admit that I’m completely unable to give an unbiased review of this book. I love Terry Pratchett’s books. I’ve been reading them since I was twelve. I’m a particular fan of the Discworld series which I have read twice. I cried when I heard the news of his death, which is entirely irrational, but there you go. The man was brilliant. No argument. I mean, he used to wear this t-shirt to conferences:

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WWW Wednesday 10th February 2016

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