Reaper Man

(Discworld #11)

286 pages

English language

Published Nov. 6, 1992

ISBN:
9780552134644

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4 stars (2 reviews)

Reaper Man is a fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchett. Published in 1991, it is the 11th Discworld novel and the second to focus on Death. The title is a reference to Alex Cox's movie Repo Man.

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reviewed Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett

I don't think pterry was knighted for this one

3 stars

I don't know if it says more about me or the book, but I found myself skim reading parts of this.

I thought I would go back and re-read the discworld Death books, but now I'm not so sure. Death has some snappy one liners, but there is not enough there to really engage with the character.

The other part of the book is the wizards, and although I have fond memories of the parody-of-academe in the Unseen University, it didn't quite do it for me either in this book.

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Subjects

  • Fantasy
  • Magic
  • Death