• "'This spinner of crazy science-fiction tales is a very sophisticated jester'"

    The Times
  • "'Cracking dialogue, compelling illogic and unchained whimsy... Pratchett has a subject and a style that is very much his own'"

    The Sunday Times
  • "'Pratchett is as funny as Wodehouse and as witty as Waugh'"

  • "'Imagine a collision between Jonathan Swift at his most scatalogically-minded and J.R.R Tolkein on speed... This total mess of- I suppose- a novel, is the joyous outcome'"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "'Funny, delightfully inventive, and refuses to lie down in its genre'"