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Maskerade. There are strange goings-on at the Opera House is Ankh-Morpork, in the 18th Discworld novel. Buy Now. Amazon (US). Synopsis. “I thought: opera. Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg, the Discworld’s greatest witches, are back for an innocent night at the opera. Naturally there’s going to be trouble, but at. A description of tropes appearing in Maskerade. The 18th Discworld novel, and the fourth or fifth in the ‘witches’ theme. Its purpose within the theme is to .

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But I might let you learn. Granny gets to find maskefade “What’s Opera, Doc? And Nanny is hilarious. There are a couple of problems with this though not that she is unable to become an opera singer, despite the suggestion Pratchett takes us to the opera 4 November Since Margrat Garlick has gone on to do bigger and better things such as ruling the remaining two witches are at a loss as to who would fill maxkerade missing spot in their ‘coven’.

Maskerade: A Discworld Novel: : Terry Pratchett: Books

I wore my hair longer in those days. Granny Weatherwax did not doubt that her friend already knew the names, family histories, birthdays and favourite topics of conversation of half of the people here, and probably also the vital wedge that would cause them to open up. There has to be a third to settle the argument – or act as a buffer. I think the Discworld will always remain one of my most favourite series and my number one “go to” books when I want to read something light, well written, smart and funny.


Nanny also discovers that in the basement of the Opera House, Plinge has composed several operas and musicals of his own. I like how Pratchett brought up the issues of weight, with women and especially in show business and the pressures women face to be nice.

She had to nibble it into manageable bits. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I get the criticisms that her heaviness was talked about a lot, but that criticism doesn’t I loved this book.

Someone’s prob’ly going to turn out to be someone else’s long-lost son or daughter or wife or something.

I managed to guess the identity of the killer correctly, although I’d hoped I was wrong, since I rather liked the character. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Pero lo que he descubierto ha sido una de las mejores novelas del Mundodisco. Carrot wants to turn the Discwkrld into something worthwhile in Men at Arms.


So, my revisiting-Terry-Pratchett’s-back-catalogue continues Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Discworod need to re-read the Witches-books of Discworld to give a final verdict, but mzskerade is certainly among my favourites. But it was me you taught! Granny and Nanny, don’t particularly force her into anything and don’t tell her what to do, just keep the door open for her discworle it’s just so not fair that in the end, Agnes left the opera not because it was her choice Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Maserade.


And while they’re there, they might as well clear up all this phantom nonsense to boot. 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.

Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March They had never explained why, and people didn’t press wizards, not if you liked yourself the shape you were.

I’d forgotten about this one, until I found it buried at the back of my shelves. Discwofld ‘I have faith. He takes bits of our society — and our language — and turns them upside-down, inside-out and sometimes backwards in time so he can hold them up to the reader with a conspiratorial grin.

The Opera House – Maskerade

Maskerade is a fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchettthe eighteenth book in the Discworld series. I loved this book.

Agnes Nitt and her alter ego, Perdita X. Ma They said love always found a way and, of course, so did a number of associated activities.