Having read varied books from this series, I'm in the process of either reading (traditionally from print) or listening to each as core characters chronologically age and expand. Usually, I truly enjoy the blending of Victorian, British, and Egyptian customs tweeked by this unusually forward thinking family. Yet in this book ... Peabody is too egocentric and shows several influences of class distinction usually not part of her usual character. Still a fun read or listen, just slighlty different than the first four books.
The story line is a tad tedious at first then as the pilgrims tell their tales this future gains clarity & dimension. Each main character having their own voice is a nice audio touch.
At first I thought it was just a slow start. But it failed to capture my interest.
Becca Battoe's musical voice gives the main character, her goddess and conscience life. Glad I choice to listen to this volume versus listening to my little voice. Second book yields answers to may unanswered questions from first volume ... bit redundant in parts ... but entertaining.
Oh how opposites attract. Provocative story situation that includes the reader in the confusion created in this evolving relationship. Thought provoking while repulsive.
DiscWorld is a silly place to visit. I sometimes wonder if Prachett was a mentor or writter for the Monty Python troup.
What a community of endless characters. Just fun and will make you laugh out loud.
Still fun if you enjoy the antics of Stephanie Plum ... but ... seems that the author is tired of this series characters.
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