'Like Dickens, much of Pratchett's appeal lies in his humanism, both in a sentimental regard for his characters' good fortune, and in that his writing is generous-spirited and inclusive' (Guardian
'As funny as Wodehouse and as witty as Waugh' (Independent
'Imagine a collision between Jonathan Swift at his most scatologically-minded and J.R.R. Tolkien on speed' (Daily Telegraph
'The best kind of parody - funny and smart and still a good story' (Mail on Sunday
The seventh Discworld novel.