Posts Tagged British Comedy

Great laughs with Good Omens

Good OmensGood Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This was my book of the decade and a fantastic gift from my wife. I read it while on deployment in Afghanistan so the humour worked wonders for my morale. One of the wittiest fiction reads I’ve ever experienced; fast-paced and impossible to put down. Read the rest of this entry »

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Magic, Friendship, and Buffoonery

The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1)The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Terry Pratchett stakes his claim to being the funnyman of science fiction in the Color of Magic, book one in the Disc-world series. He grabs you from the first page with his uncanny wit and his character’s humorous banter and keeps you chuckling to the very end of the story. You’ve likely seen similar characters from other books, television and movies but Pratchett takes the classic comedy duo and firmly plants them in a fantasy world that is over the top hilarious. Read the rest of this entry »

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