Tag: Discworld

On Characters

I just got my tenth follower on WordPress.com.  I know that doesn’t sound like a big deal to all you bigwigs with hundreds of followers, but I haven’t been doing this for long and I’m still coming to terms with it that there are people who actually enjoy reading what I write, so welcome to Kayleigh from A World of Words.  I hope you enjoy my ramblings.  Of course, this has made me realise that I haven’t posted anything in a while, so let’s remedy that, shall we?

I received Snuff by Sir Terry Pratchett in my stocking this Christmas.  I’m a big fan of the Discworld and of Sir Samuel Vimes in particular, and I thoroughly enjoyed the newest instalment.  When I finished that one, I decided to re-read Guards! Guards!  This was the first Discworld book I had ever read, way back in high school.  It has also remained one of my favourites (surpassed only by Thief of Time and Lords and Ladies).  It is also the first Discworld novel in which Sir Samuel appears, though there he is merely Captain Vimes of the run-down Ankh-Morpork city watch. Continue reading “On Characters”