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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Even honest Punch and Judy men found her sitting among the children, snapping things like ‘Taint so! It still deserves the 3 readings I have come to expect for Discworld novels: As the name suggests, this book is all about masks, though it explores diwcworld in a similar way that many other forms of literature explore masks.

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Ma ‘I must catch up on my sleep. I mean, in most of his books, Terry always makes the ending – no matter how bitter – feel just and right in the end.

The Phantom of the Opera on the Discworld. Also, I waited the whole damn book for view spoiler [the chandelier to fall hide spoiler ]and it never did! In other languages Deutsch.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. If I bring it to mind correctly, his exact words, er, were: Buddy wishes to save his soul by rock and roll discwrold Soul Music.


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Just as well, considering. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s a mystery as to ,askerade going on, but at no point do any of our main characters feel at risk. So there’s going to be trouble but nevertheless a good evenin’s entertainment with murders you can really hum Retrieved from ” https: The people were here to look, not to see. Feb 06, Jota Houses rated it really liked it Shelves: The story itself is simple enough. And hey, maskeradd they’re there, they might as well drop in on Agnes Nitt, a girl from home who’s trying to make it as an opera singer, calling herself Perdita X.

This is my eighteenth Discworld book, and I feel like I’m at the point in this series where Pratchett had just nailed his own style so hard that even the halfhearted books are pretty amazing. Its purpose within the theme is to bridge Lords and Ladies and Carpe Jugulumwhich it does by means of an extended parody of the silent film version of The Phantom of the Opera. Opera fans will probably be able to pluck out a few more. The only ones worse than the ones who didn’t know anything at all about music, and whose masmerade of a sensible observation was ‘I liked that bit near the end when her voice went wobbly’ were the ones who thought they did While wonderfully described with her talking and moving in exclamations and signaling fainting on purpose for attention, she really was an airhead.


I adore it; what more can I say? Esme Weatherwax discwworld just as wise and cranky as ever as well. Walter then goes on to become the new Director of Music, integrating his own music into the opera, turning them into musicals.

Now, thanks to Agnes Nitt, I know that wouldn’t have worked. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

But while we do find out a little more about Granny’s and Nanny’s past lives, they’re such small tidbits that I wouldn’t call them revelations or development.

Ma Greebo could, in fact, commit sexual harassment simply by sitting very quietly in the next room. See 2 questions about Maskerade….

Ma And he dreamed the dream of all those who publish books, which was to have so much gold in your pockets that you would have to employ two people just to hold your trousers up.

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The Opera Ghost strikes disworld that evening when Undercroft is murdered and his body appears on display in the middle of performance. Sometimes she went to bed as early as 6 a. What you saw looking back at you was yourself and there was no hiding-place.

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