Small Gods by Terry Pratchett

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Published by HarperTorch .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Fantasy - Series,
  • Fiction / General,
  • DiscWorld,
  • Science Fiction - General

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesDiscworld (13)
The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9242621M
ISBN 100061092177
ISBN 109780061092176

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Jun 26,  · Small Gods is a novel of Discworld where the world is a flat disc, balanced on the backs of four elephants which are standing on the back of a giant turtle. There are many novels set in Discworld, and most of them are clever, witty, and rapid-fire novels/5(). Small Gods is the darkest book in this series so far.

It is also ridiculously witty and funny if that makes any sense. It should for Terry Pratchett's fans. He always pokes fun at one thing or another. I think by the end of the series there won't be anything left in this world to be laughed at/5. Jun 26,  · Small Gods: Discworld Novel, A - Kindle edition by Terry Pratchett.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Small Gods: Discworld Novel, A/5(). Oct 29,  · This whole book(particularly the scene where Brutha is going through the desert and is being courted by all the lost small gods) really brings to mind themes Neil Gaiman later brings to full life in American Gods.

(which I also loved!) One has to wonder if he maybe started getting the idea for it /5. Small Gods book.

Read 69 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 'Just because you can't explain it, doesn't mean it's a miracle.'In th /5. Jan 01,  · Small Gods is an excellent starting point for anyone. The book has new characters, a new plot, and nothing is expected of the reader.

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In Terry Pratchett's Small Gods, the God Om rises from his existence as a lowly tortoise back into godhood. His disciple Brutha rises with him, becoming the leader of a newly enlightened nation. Outside the Omnian Citadel at Kom, Novice Brutha's gardening duties are interrupted by a talking tortoise.

Small Gods is the thirteenth of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels. On the Discworld, religion is a controversial business.

Small Gods is the thirteenth of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels. Sir Terry Pratchett. a manifestation far below god-like status in anyone’s book. The Pratchett Quote File (PQF) is a collection of one-liners, catchphrases, quotes, bits of dialogue, and running gags, all culled from Terry Pratchett's novels and other writings.

This page is part of the on-line version of the PQF and Small Gods book quotes for the book "Small Gods". Small Gods is an extraordinary novel, a thing of sheer beauty.

At first it seems a straightforward satire of religion; then as it progresses, Pratchett balances his satire with some truly epic (by Discworld standards, of course — there's always one foot stuck in the silliness door) storytelling that manages to make worthy commentary on belief.

Brutha sleeps, and has strange dreams of food-later, Om explains that it was the small gods planting visions in his mind to try and temp him to them.

Then, in the distance, they see a figure atop a cartwheel, standing horizontally on a high pole. On this is the hermit, St Ungulant, who is the friend of all small gods simply for acknowledging them.

Small Gods Book Summary and Study Guide. Small Gods deals with Brutha's attempt to understand the very organized religion he is part of and not be smote by Om. Humerous scenes with philosophers, towels. One of Pratchett's more thoughtful novels, although still as funny as hell.

The review of this Book prepared by alicia garbe. Small gods is reverently irreverent. The gods are held with the greatest respect, people's belief gives them power, and they are powerful, but the things that are part of the religions of the Discworld make such a good target for parody.

Perfect narration for a perfect book Small Gods should be considered one of the greatest books of all time. Terry Pratchett is our modern day Mark Twain, using satire to comment on the state of 'civlization' and also bringing the thinking man or woman a great laugh. Small Gods: (Discworld Novel 13) (Discworld Novels) by Pratchett, Terry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hamptonsbeachouse.com American Gods "vs" Small Gods.

So I finished reading American Gods about a week or two ago. About midway through the book I kept reading people found several similarities in American Gods and Small Gods. I enjoyed American Gods and have heard good things about Small Gods and am thinking of ordering the book, but was just curious if there were.

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Where the strangest things happen to the nicest people/5(36). Jul 29,  · The new gods want the old guard out of the way. A war – or as we are more often told in the book, a storm – is coming.

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Where the strangest things happen to the nicest people. Like Brutha, a simple lad who only wants to tend his melon patch.

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I have read this book several times over and every time I enjoy it even more. It takes place in Discworld, a universe created by Terry Pratchett that is the setting for nearly 40 books. Apr 24,  · Small Gods A Novel of Discworld (Book): Pratchett, Terry: Baker & TaylorA fantasy tale follows the experiences of Discworld, a flat, circular planet that travels through deep space on the backs of four giant turtles and gives way to many strange adventures.

By the author of Witches Abroad. hamptonsbeachouse.comCOLLLost in the chill deeps of space between the galaxies, it sails on forever, a flat. Small Gods (Book): Pratchett, Terry, Where there are gods galore, there are priests, high and low, and there are novices. Brutha is a novice with little chance to become a priest--thinking does not come easily to him, although believing does.

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