Library Ed. ISIS Audio Books/ Soundings 1997
CS ISBN 9781856958004 $54.95 Six cassettes
CD ISBN 9780753107089 $64.95 Six CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9780753140246 $64.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
The first thing required of a performer reading one of Terry Pratchett’s zany comic fantasies is a command of tone to create an ambience reminiscent of The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Nigel Planer gets it just right (with amazingly clear diction for a man with his tongue so far into his cheek). He also delivers a marvelous array of aurally overdrawn, cartoon-like character voices. There is a plot, involving (surprise, surprise) an odd assortment of types going on a Journey or Quest. But the real delight of this book, on the page or in the ear, is the moment-to-moment barrage of outrageously funny language and quirky ideas. J.N. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT 97]
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