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Small Gods (Discworld, #13) Just Because You Can T Explain It, Doesn T Mean It S A Miracle Religion Is A Controversial Business In The Discworld Everyone Has Their Own Opinion, And Indeed Their Own Gods Who Come In All Shapes And Sizes In Such A Competitive Environment, There Is A Pressing Need To Make One S Presence Felt And It S Certainly Not Remotely Helpful To Be Reduced To Be Appearing In The Form Of A Tortoise, A Manifestation Far Below God Like Status In Anyone S Book In Such Instances, You Need An Acolyte, And Fast Preferably One Who Won T Ask Too Many Questions My second read and I like it even.This extremely cleaver religious satire is one of the top Pratchett s work as organized religion becomes target of his wit and cynicism. One of Pratchett s best Discworld novels.Pratchett delivers a brilliant parody of religion in this early the 13th standalone In the land of Omnia, the great god Om is worshiped and all who don t are subject to the Quisition a satire of the political theological Inquisition His high priest Vorbis controls all with fear of holy retribution.But is it Om or his religion that controls The great god Om has a problem Historically taking the shape of animals like bulls or majestic predators, he f One of Pratchett s best Discworld novels.Pratchett delivers a brilliant parody of religion in this early the 13th standalone In the land of Omnia, the great god Om is worshiped and all who don t are subject to the Quisition a satire of the political theological Inquisition His high priest Vorbis controls all wit The trouble with being a god is that you ve got no one to pray to.What good is being a god when you re stuck in the body of a lowly tortoise, and your only follower is an uneducated melon hoer Yep, it sucks to be Om.Now, imagine poor Brutha s disappointment One day he s quietly minding his melons, the next he s on some wild adventure with a smart ass tortoise who insists he s a god, even though THIS god is NOTHING like the prophets said he would be For one thing, he doesn t have horns for ano The trouble with being a god is that you ve got no one to pray to.What good is being a god when you re stuck in the body of a lowly tortoise, and your only follower is an uneducated melon hoer Yep, it sucks to be Om.Now, imagine poor Brutha s disappointment One day he s quietly minding his melons, the next he s on some wild adventure with a smart ass tortoise who insists he s a god, even though THIS god Winning in HeavenPratchett at his theological best there are many gods, varying in size and power depending on the numbers who believe in them The obvious theological economic issue which then arises is How does a small god survive Stiff competition calls for creative solutions. 4.5 If a man lived properly, not according to what any priests said, but according to what seemed decent and honest inside, then it would, at the end,or less, turn out all right 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 e Review in Portuguese from Desbravando Livros Sempre ouvia as pessoas falando muito bem da s rie Discworld, do renomado autor Terry Pratchett, e gra as editora Bertrand finalmente tive a chance de desbravar um livro dessa s rie obrigado por cederem um exemplar de Pequenos Deuses Como voc s devem ter visto por a , Terry Pratchett faleceu recentemente, mais precisamente no dia 12 de mar o de 2015, o que foi um baque para todos os f s de fantasia que admiravam o autor Como forma de homenage l Review in Portuguese from Desbravando Livros Sempre ouvia as pessoas falando muito bem da s rie Discworld, There are some single non series in Discworld novels, that not included in Watch, Rincewind, or other sub series in Discworld In my opinion Small Gods is the BEST single Discworld novel With single novel, the character growth aspect issignificant than the series.The main premise of this novel is the relationships between gods, believers, and organized religion Oh yeah, with that kind of premise, you can find some philosophical witty and wise words here and there on novel.My favourite as There are some single non series in Discworld novels, that not included in Watch, Rincewind, or other sub series in Discworld In my opinion S Intellectually amused emotionally detached best describes my relationship with T.Pratchett.This book made me realise that despite my love for humour, humour by itself is not enough I need an engaging story and characters I could care for as well Unfortunately this story didn t hook me in and I couldn t relate to any of the characters Whenever I left the book I had no urge to come back to it.Humour on the other hand is brilliant Clever witty cynical ironic you name it What it does to re Intellectually amused emotionally detached best describes my relationship with T.Pratchett.This book made me realise that despite my love for humour, humour by itself is not enough I need an engaging story and characters I could care for as well Unfortunately this story didn t hook me in and I couldn t relate to any of the characters Whenever I left the book I


About the Author: Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, The Color of Magic, in 1983 In 1987, he turned to writing full time There are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children The first of these, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal A non Discworld book, Good Omens, his 1990 collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early 2006 it is also available as a mass market paperback Harper Torch, 2006 and trade paperback Harper Paperbacks, 2006 In 2008, Harper Children s published Terry s standalone non Discworld YA novel, Nation Terry published Snuff in October 2011 Regarded as one of the most significant contemporary English language satirists, Pratchett has won numerous literary awards, was named an Officer of the British Empire for services to literature in 1998, and has received honorary doctorates from the University of Warwick in 1999, the University of Portsmouth in 2001, the University of Bath in 2003, the University of Bristol in 2004, Buckinghamshire New University in 2008, the University of Dublin in 2008, Bradford University in 2009, the University of Winchester in 2009, and The Open University in 2013 for his contribution to Public Service.In Dec of 2007, Pratchett disclosed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease On 18 Feb, 2009, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.He was awarded the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award in 2010.Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March 2015


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