"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.