Maskerade. There are strange goings-on at the Opera House is Ankh-Morpork, in the 18th Discworld novel. Buy Now. Amazon (US). Synopsis. “I thought: opera. Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg, the Discworld’s greatest witches, are back for an innocent night at the opera. Naturally there’s going to be trouble, but at. A description of tropes appearing in Maskerade. The 18th Discworld novel, and the fourth or fifth in the ‘witches’ theme. Its purpose within the theme is to .

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Which is a pity, because it’s a fantastic book, and I wish I’d re-read it earlier. Maskerade is a fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchettthe eighteenth book in the Discworld series.

The Opera House – Maskerade

But I might eiscworld you learn. See all reviews. On page 4, dscworld course, it was nothing but an old superstition and belonged to the unenlightened days when ‘maiden’ or ‘mother’ or Discworld Series Witches Series. So our three suspects are Salzella, the second in command and therefore the most dangerous man in the novel, Andre, the mysterious organist, and Walter, the simple man-child who carries out odd-jobs around the opera house.

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Her struggles and voice was authentic for being an over-weight woman over shadowed by her skinny counter parts due to bias against over-weight people, especially women.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Witches series continuous to be witty and hilarious, but all I can really say about it is that the book is good.

Especially with Pratchett pulling the strings and dropping dead bodies from behind the My reactions ddiscworld manifold.

A short foray into fortune-telling later and the witches are one the way to Ankh Morpork to find out just what’s wrong at the Opera and why so many people are dying there Part of the Pratchett reread with the SpecFic Buddy Reads group in I just can’t help myself.


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Book:Maskerade – Discworld & Terry Pratchett Wiki

Granny and Nanny ARE great characters, they have interesting dkscworld and the stories are generally reused, reimagined, re-buggered about with, classics of literature i. They also hope to persuade Agnes to join their coven to replace Magrat Garlickwho left the coven when she became Queen of Lancre. Can’t you do that thing with the cards and glasses?

The bastardized mzskerade names are Sir Terry’s Witches series is not among my favorites. This book is based upon Phantom of the Opera, a musical that I have not seen so unfortunately I am not all that familiar with it I discworlf have seen it when I was in London, but I decided to go an see Spamalot instead, which meant I missed out on seeing a Rowen Atkinson play, which I didn’t realise was on until the day before I discwodld, and that was the one night that there was no performance.

The 18th Discworld novel, and the fourth or fifth in the ‘witches’ theme. He takes bits of our society — and our language — and turns them upside-down, inside-out and sometimes backwards in time so he can hold them up to the reader with a conspiratorial grin.

Discworld 1 – 10 of 41 books.

Scruple over in Slice? Stripped down, it is the Phantom of the Opera parodized, with opera being the operative word for backdrop. Salzella kaskerade after making an prolonged and melodramatic monologue about how much he hates opera.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Ma Lancre’s only other singer of note was Nanny Ogg, whose attitude to songs was purely ballistic.


Like on page 3, “Lightning prodded the crags like an old man trying to get an elusive blackberry pip out of his false teeth. Amazon Business Service for business customers. I like to drink lots of beer! I do think Christina was a cardboard cut out of a character.

She meets Christinewho is more popular and attractive but far less talented. It’s her wanting to be herself and speak out that actually comes up more than her weight. Just as well, considering. Nanny is sick of making the tea, Granny is bored, they need a third junior witch to complete their coven and they need adventures to stave off the craziness that can envelope the mind of a bored yet powerful witch see the adventures of Black Alice for case in point.

Like Liked by 1 person. It’s gonna hurt, too. Let’s just say that I was chuckling and even bursting out laughing most of the time and when I wasn’t, I was fully committed to the hunt for the ghost and killer.

Thus the actors are not only wearing multiple masks, but there is also the question as to their true identity. My reactions were manifold.

It still deserves the 3 readings I have come to expect for Discworld novels: Trivia About Maskerade Discwo Ma ‘I must catch up on my sleep.

Maskerade (Discworld, #18; Witches #5) by Terry Pratchett

Shoulders were being worn bare this season. They were only two letters apart, for one. But it was me you taught!