The Praise! The Accolades! The Kudos!
Oh, why not just skip the formalities and hoist Terry
Pratchett on our shoulders for a job well done?
"Nothing short of magical. . . . Pratchett's Monty Python-like
plots are almost impossible to describe. His talent for
characterization and dialogue and his pop-culture allusions
steal the show."
"Pratchett has now moved beyond the limits of humorous
fantasy, and should be recognized as one of the more
significant contemporary English language satirists."
"Offers more entertainment per page than anything this side
Washington Post Book World
"Gloriously uproarious . . . . Pratchett's humor is
international, satirical, devious, knowing, irreverent,
unsparing and, above all, funny."
"If Terry Pratchett is not yet an institution he should
Fantasy and Science Fiction
"Think J.R.R. Tolkien with a sharper, more satiric
"Discworld takes the classic fantasy universe through its
logical, and comic evolution."
Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Truly original. . . . Discworld is more complicated and
satisfactory than Oz. . . . Has the energy of The
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the inventiveness of
Alice in Wonderland. . . . Brilliant!"
A. S. Byatt