I loved that it took a loose storyline from the end of another Discworld book and wrapped it up. The character of Rincewind is my favorite and any book centered on him is bound to include action, adventure, and almost certain death, which he would rather not be involved in.
It takes the reader to parallel dimensions and back in time - places which we have only briefly frequented in other books.
I enjoyed the character of Eric. He was a new character in the series, so I wasn't thrown off by the change in narrator. Stephen Briggs does an excellent job, but it is a bit strange listening to his slightly different pronunciations of certain words such as the metropolis of Ankh-Morpork.
Definitely hilarious at certain points. I laughed for sure.
Absolutely. The narration is stellar. Nigel Planer certainly has a way of delivering Pratchett's clever prose in a way that brings the story to life. I cannot recommend it enough.
I would say that many of the Discworld books, this one included, remind me of a more humorous Neil Gaiman story such as Anansi Boys or American Gods - references to mythology and cultural heritages are more thinly veiled but painted in a comical way.
Yes. Planer has narrated almost all of Pratchett's Discworld series and this one is just as excellent as all the rest.
I definitely laughed quite a few times out loud in my car.
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