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Fun, good read, and while the fates have it out (and in) for Dodger, the story paces well and the twists are well done.
This the kind of book you are sad to finish because you liked the characters so much you know you will miss them when the book ends.
It may not be classic Discworld but this book is still a treat for the senses and I would highly recommend it to young and old!
This is the first of Terry Pratchett's books I've read. The period slang and phrases added much and were definitely needed but did slow down the reading. Read morePublished 2 hours ago by ruth gonya
While not the usual start for a Terry Pratchett, the book has all the biting wit, charm, satire and clever surprises that Pratchett used to deliver. Vale Pratchett. Read morePublished 22 hours ago by Pyrimus
I've read nearly everything Sir Terry wrote and he never ceases to surprise me. Dodger is a thoroughly likeable young fellow who has become very good at surviving on the dangerous... Read morePublished 2 days ago by L. Sciaccotta
While I had vaguely heard of Terry Pratchett, I had never read any of his books. I had seen a quirky English miniseries based on his book"Going Postal' and loved it so I... Read morePublished 9 days ago by kboz
It's Terry Pratchett. What more can you say? It was a nice departure from the Discworld series.Published 12 days ago by L_Space
I now know what a richard is!! I loved this 19th century Forrest Gump (British) and the lives Dodger touched. So much fun!Published 16 days ago by Heidi Ayarbe
Fun read. Interestingly laced together history and fiction, not quite historical fiction due to adding historical character from different timelines but it made the read more... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Andrew J. Moya