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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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There are always things rustling through the undergrowth, you can never be sure that someone isn’t hiding behind that hedge, and there are no streets. The next snfuf he participates in a hand-to-hand fight with the hot-headed local blacksmith, Jethro. Perhaps, again, that is the point of what he was doing.

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In the end, thanks dlscworld his wife’s organisational skills and powers of persuasion, goblins are recognised as citizens by all major nations and rulers. Discworld 1 – 10 of 41 books. It’s too quiet, Young Sam takes a forensic interest in country poo, and then there’s a lot of blood in the dark on Hangman’s H I went home this week twice.

Much like Unseen Academicals, Snuff is a long way from being unreadable but I had to force myself to finish it.

Vimes is going on holiday! Young Sam is a growing boy and an essential part of any Sam Vimes story these days as is Lady Vimes of course and he meets his literary heroine in Miss Felicity Beedle whose book The World of Poo is now available for you and I to purchase.


He is so efficient. I did get tears, sap that I am. A goblin is murdered while Sam Vimes is on vacation and he starts pulling at threads to find out why, leading him to discover smuggling and corruption.


Wikiquote has quotations related to: There are unspoken parts of the book that make me squirm. All I can say is, if the rating is based on whether or not I, me, myself liked the book, the answer is no. Snuff 50 Aug 07, Good thing, because they could easily degenerate into mindless silliness otherwise. discworlf

I listened to the Audible version, narrated nicely by Stephen Snuft. Vimes never loses track of just how culpable the many players are, most especially not the bystanders who turned away. My favourite of these is the appalling Mr Pin in The Truthwho has an unerring eye for artistic masterpieces and snorts any substance — such as scouring powder — he can find.

Vimes boards the boat and arrests the Captain and frees all the goblins once and for all, but Stratford is not on board.

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It felt a little like the pieces that were left over from Unseen Academicals. While they are silly, the Discworld books always deal with real issues as well. I reckoned that if I let them give me enough titles I’d eventually get one I could live with.

View all 4 comments. Where, all the way back to a year-old you picking up Faust Ericyou got reminded that what makes you human or humane, if you decide to dump the speciesist lingo ; is your choices, not your origins.

I have an Ankh Morpork passport and a couple of coins and one of these days I’ll be going there permanently, but until then I have Snuff to read. Serious issues, humanity and sorcery, are tackled with humor. Vimes returns to his family in Ramkin Hall and together they travel to Quirm on the pleasure boat Roberta E.

There are some of the finest phrases Pratchett has ever written.

May 16, Richard rated it it was ok Shelves: There’s still an awful lot of humour to contend with but Sam Vimes is up against a darkness blacker than he’s ever experienced before, both in terms of the case he stumbles upon on his vacation and the internal struggle of a good man trying not to do bad things. At times, it felt too pat.


Previous book I Shall Wear Midnight. Not darkness made visible, though The Summoning Dark does whisper dark and helpful things in Vimes’s ears.

Snuff by Terry Pratchett – review

To keep it fresh into the 39th volume of a series deserves a knighthood. Photographs from ancient artifacts to present day markets, across the Americas, Africa, Asia, illustrate long-standing and existing beliefs. Oh, and besides the murder, Discworlc calling him Sam just snutf wrong has to deal with son, Young Sam, who is in the poo stage of life – and he really wants elephant poo because it goes dung.

Sybil has a large support role, and it is always nice to see Sybil and Sam work together. The story of Sam Vines being forced to take a vacation to the countryside with his wife only to find a foul plot unfolding there discorld well done and keeps the story moving. His only allies are his wife and his Battle Butler.

Pratchett describes how Vimes goes on a family holiday with little Sam and Lady Sybil. If you haven’t visited any of Pratchett’s books, go and visit them now. Elsewhere Vimes is persecuted by a green imp inside a snuuffa gift from his wife, and by a meticulous accountant called AE Pessimalsent by the Patrician to order his papers.

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