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Bazz

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Fry at his very best.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-05-20

A great blend of myth and reality, story telling and commentary. Even I was hooked.

Well worth the revisit.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-02-20

First read as a secondhand paperback costing 1\6d.(that's 7.5p for the non pre-decimal). Loved it then and enjoyed it now.

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Not my cup of char

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-19

Superbly read by Tracey Ullman, it is saved from being gratuitous titillation by the delightful rendering. As it went on I found that I was loath to hit the stop button and might even go for a second reading. In all a goodish sort of effort.

Not to my taste.

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-19

I think that my taste may have changed over the years or perhaps the voices and pictures in my head where better. This is always a danger.

I look forward to reading the rest.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-01-19

Excellent example of the genre. I do hope that the rest of the series is as good.

Nice.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-12-18

A sugary treat for Christmas beautifully read by Jennifer Saunders. I doubt if I would have bought it but enjoyed it none the less.

Oh Dear

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2 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-07-18

I have just listened to what was undoubtedly a very well written production. However it is not what it is pretending to be, if permission by Terry Pratchett's executer was given to publish this work under his name then they should be ashamed, it has the feeling of a pastiche rather than an original work. This would be bad enough if the work were a new one and declared as such but this, this is a newly worked version of an original work, very little of the old story is left other than a few names and a vague similarity to the story. This story is well written, the blurb calls it adaption but it is as near to new as makes no difference.
The production and cast are first class, I might quarrel with the lack of contrast between Vimes and The Patrician but I am old and set in my ways.

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A shadow of its former self.

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-05-18

Cut to within an inch of its former self. It was not writen as a short story, why turn it into one?

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Outstanding.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-03-18

I have known and enjoyed this work since I was a child, but this effort is truly amazing. The reading is masterful.

Well writen but...

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-12-17

A well writen story with a perfect cast not helped by the wierd, confusing and frankly short production.