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Feet of Clay
Feet of Clay | Terry Pratchett
It's murder in Discworld! -- which ordinarily is no big deal. But what bothers Watch Commander Sir Sam Vimes is that the unusual deaths of three elderly Ankh-Morporkians do not bear the clean, efficient marks of the Assassins' Guild. An apparent lack of any motive is also quite troubling. All Vimes has are some tracks of white clay and more of those bothersome "clue" things that only serve to muck up an investigation. The anger of a fearful populace is already being dangerously channeled toward the city's small community of golems -- the mindless, absurdly industrious creatures of baked clay who can occasionally be found toiling in the city's factories. And certain highly placed personages are using the unrest as an excuse to resurrect a monarchy -- which would be bad enough even if the "king" they were grooming wasn't as empty-headed as your typical animated pottery.
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Jumping on the #ManicMonday bandwagon! #LetterF

📕 Feet of Clay by Sir Terry Pratchett
🖋 Jasper Fforde
🎥 Ferngully
📺 Fringe
🎤 Flyleaf
🎶 Fly by Ludovico Einaudi

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CBee 😊😊😊 2w
persephone1408 🖤flyleaf 2w
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Messiejessie Wow, what a great quote! 💗 12mo
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catsuit_mango
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Lunch break with The Guards :)

Dilara No dwarf bread? 😉 12mo
catsuit_mango @Dilara nope...i don t have weapons around ;) 12mo
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Booksbymybed
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Brilliant as always

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TK-421
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“Rumour is information distilled so finely that it can filter through anything. It does not need doors and windows — sometimes it does not need people. It can exist free and wild, #running from ear to ear without ever touching lips.” #QuotsyJun20

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AbbaZabba02
Feet of Clay | Terry Pratchett
Mehso-so

Book 25 of the year

Not one of my favorite Discworld books. There's nothing particularly wrong with it, just over all kinda Meh. I do appreciate getting to know The Watch better (they are my favorite) and of course it's setting things up nicely for Adora Belle in the future. But just not one of my top picks.

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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Just the transparent facts! We still need a healthy dose of that!

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Copwithabook Love this! 2y
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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For the average joes....

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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I loved this part!

Egotesticle! 😂

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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I loved this poke at the Sherlock-type of mystery solving. Made me laugh.

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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This quote seemed very topical in relation to current events too. 😑

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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Sadly true...and I think we are seeing more of that in real life lately as some politicians, athletes, etc get tested fast and regularly, but for the rest of us it would be...how‘d she word it “nonsensical” to test people. 🤯

Is it bad that even my fun fiction is making sense in new ways?🤔

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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And that was before the internet! 😳

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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I really enjoyed this one.... his storytelling just gets tighter and tighter and I loved the introduction of Cheri, Wee Mad Arther, and Dorfl to our Night Watch crew of great characters.

#OokBOokClub
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julesG
Feet of Clay (Revised) | Terence David John Pratchett
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#OokBOokClub @TricksyTails

Hello friends! Open discussion is in the FOLLOWING POST marked as a spoiler. Find #FeetOfClay post & tap "show me" on the spoiler tag to join in the discussion. Join in whenever you can! Today. Tomorrow. Next month! The post will always be up so just tag each other & we'll jump in to discuss with you. Feel free to chat about anything!

#Discworld #SirTerryPratchett #TerryPratchett #PratchettPosse #ReadAlong #BuddyRead

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julesG
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#OokBOokClub @TricksyTails

Welcome to the #OokBOokClub open discussion for #FeetOfClay! Feel free to discuss anything! Don't forget to tag each other in the comments so your friends can see your reply. Have fun!

#Discworld #SirTerryPratchett #TerryPratchett #PratchettPosse #ReadAlong #BuddyRead #EpicBuddyRead

Riveted_Reader_Melissa I‘m ALMOST finished with this one, so I‘ll be back later today. So far I‘m really enjoying this one, sometimes the shifting character stories makes it easy for me to put a Discworld novel down for stretches at a time, but this one I‘m just flying through, all the side stories are so fun. 2y
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Catherine_Willoughby Need to purchase this one 😔 2y
Soubhiville I loved hearing about how golems are made. I thought the mystery in here was a good one. As always I adore the Night Watch. 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Soubhiville I really liked this one too, I think his stories are definitely getting better and better with every book. The wild side stories/tangents are even more connected to the main plot than on the earlier novels. I enjoyed the golem parts, loved seeing Wee Mad Arther‘s beginnings...he shows up way later in a novel I read. I love the Night‘s Watch too. 2y
khooliha It's weird: I really like this book, but now that the discussion post is here, nothing springs to mind to say. Something about this book leaves me off balance. No idea what. Maybe it's the gender stuff? It's not bad at all, but it's pretty surface to my nonbinary and 2020 self, and it sets me vibrating at a frequency this series won't ever reach for. It's a good book! I don't know why I'm so discombobulated! 2y
julesG @khooliha I'm with you, good book but some tiny thing rubbed me the wrong way. Can't say what exactly, either. You might be right with the gender. 2y
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Mangelli
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Another great City Watch novel in the Discworld

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khooliha
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Okay, some spoiler thoughts:
1) No one ever asked Dorfl his pronouns, right? Or Cheery? Plus, very minorly, the pronoun usage with the bull pinged my Pronoun Sense
2) I know that Vimes/Vetinari is a ship in the fandom, and I thought about it a lot in their last scene, where I'm certain Vimes kept making Vetinari laugh, and Vetinari watches him go
3) the golem stuff is good

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khooliha
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Well, I inhaled this one. Honestly, I'm not sure what to say about it - I have a number of half-formed thoughts that will hopefully coalesce before the discussion. I guess it feels more like a link in a chain than any of the previous books? It's good, I really loved revisiting it. I dunno, my brain is weird tonight.
#OokBOokClub

MariaW 😆 2y
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khooliha
Feet of Clay | Terry Pratchett

It's weird that Vetinari's value is presented as maintaining stability, when in my memory he's involved in a lot of the changes in Ankh-Morpork's society. He's certainly not quashed the Watch, and he sets all of Moist's stuff off in the future. Maybe what he's -really- good at is maintaining the appearance of stability...
#OokBOokClub

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khooliha
Feet of Clay | Terry Pratchett

Another book I don't think I remember much about, and this time it extends to the physical object itself - why is this book water damaged??
#OokBOokClub

khooliha I remember cramming Mort into a fanny pack and going to Islands of Adventure and it getting wet, and I remember Snuff in my backpack during an absolutely torrential downpour that I only exacerbated by forgetting where I parked, but Feet of Clay? Feet of Clay, when did you meet the sea? 2y
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julesG
Feet of Clay (Revised) | Terence David John Pratchett
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#OokBOokClub-ers, our Discworld adventure continues TODAY with #FeetOfClay!

Looking forward to our discussion next month!

Happy reading!

@TricksyTails

#Discworld #SirTerryPratchett #TerryPratchett #PratchettPosse #ReadAlong #BuddyRead #EpicBuddyRead

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julesG
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#OokBOokClub

Just a friendly reminder that next month we'll be reading #FeetOfClay! Dig out your books, put in your library holds, or place your orders! The next Discworld adventure continues on April 8th! Woohoo!

If anyone wants to be tagged/untagged for future posts please let me know! Happy to oblige!

@TricksyTails

#Discworld #SirTerryPratchett #TerryPratchett #PratchettPosse #ReadAlong #BuddyRead #EpicBuddyRead

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julesG @Catherine_Willoughby Will add you to the list. 3y
Iblu Yay! I have actually already started... it‘s a bit lonely here, we‘ve been in lockdown for nearly a week but we are keeping strong #forzaItalia 3y
julesG @Iblu Italy seems to have it under control. Took our federal government(s) ages to come to a solution and bit by bit the states go into lock-down. People are hoarding food and toilet paper like crazy. 3y
Iblu @JulesG it appears to be a common pattern: panic hoarding of cans, pasta and toilet paper. We owe it to the truck drivers, the supermarket guys, the farmers, the food companies etc, they all keep us supplied with fresh food. Our heroes doctors, immense paramedics, brilliant ambulance people and tireless nurses face corona virus everyday, but also our food supply chain people deserve a very warm thank you for their work. (edited) 3y
julesG @Iblu Yes, those people are heroes. I hope the governments and people all around Europe will notice it and thank them. I also hope they will be recompensed and get a pay rise in future, cause most people doing these indispensable jobs are payed low wages. 3y
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Chili
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Well knocked another of the TBR. #WinterGames #MerryReaders #TBRRead

Clwojick Woohoo! 16 pt 3y
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Forgetmenot2
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Oh, what to read next? Part of the fun of reading is discovering new authors and their books. These were my choices. Here‘s to happy discoveries😃📚

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uwak
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despite scrambling to finish a semester project and playing through the new Pokemon game, I managed to complete reading Feet of Clay 👍 this was a significant improvement over Men at Arms pacing-wise and also so much funnier 😁 also I love Cheery/Cheri so much, really appreciate having the presence of a gender-nonconforming character who's treated rather well AND plays an important role in the City Watch's functioning.

#fantasy #kindle #libby

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uwak
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next #kindle read (ft. my pal Sobble) is Feet of Clay. planning on making this and Jingo my last Discworld reads for the year.

on a related note, I cleaned up a ton of free ebooks I've hoarded since I got my kindle 👍 I was getting overwhelmed by them and decided to focus on using my kindle as a library book machine for the foreseeable future

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AbbaZabba02
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Books 68-75 my Discworld Binge continues, all audio, btwn Aug 26 and Sep 14

I didn't realize I was that far behind, truth told. My husband has received a job offer that involves us moving to a new state and I've been listening to Discworld while I paint and pack.

Thumbs up all around for, in order of listening, Feet of Clay, Hogfather, The Last Continent, The Fifth Elephant, The Truth, Thief of Time, and Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents.

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TK-421
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“You said there's been another murder?“

“At the Dwarf Bread Museum. Someone killed Mr. Hopkinson with his own bread!“

“Made him eat it?“

“Hit him with it, sir,“ said Carrot reproachfully. “Battle Bread, sir.”

Close-combat crumpets and deadly throwing toast made me LOL so hard! #Museum #QuotsyMay19

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Soubhiville
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Golems are essentially statues built by people and given the ability to move and specifically to work by placing a phrase written on paper inside their heads. They are pretty much clay slaves, capable of working nonstop for as long as their clay hold up. But are they people or things? Property or beings?

While Feet of Clay is a funny, silly Discworld adventure, there are some timely humanitarian questions happening in here. Excellent book!

elkeOriginal Love the photo of your Discworld collection! 4y
Soubhiville Used this one for #LitsyAtoZ letter F, and #LittenLoveBingo for “book with a Litsy rating of 95% or more”. @BookishMarginalia 4y
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Soubhiville
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I‘m starting the morning with Discworld! The assassins are still after Sam Vimes, and we meet a Golum...

I‘m loving the Discworld bookmarks too! Pretty sure this is Vimes with his little dragon buddy 💚

Aimeesue ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 4y
Bibliogeekery That cover! 4y
Gissy Beautiful! 😍❤️❤️❤️ 4y
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Megara
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We‘re always buying every copy of Terry Pratchett off your local used bookshops‘ shelves. 😜 #sorryillinois #theyreminenow

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TK-421 ❤️ Love it! It's so awesome that you're using all Pratchett quotes this month! 4y
jpmcwisemorgan @TK-421 It‘s kind of hard sometimes! I have to get creative. I started your quote challenge with all Harry Potter quotes so I thought why not try again? Plus, I‘m trying to read all of Pratchett‘s works - although I‘m not being very successful. 4y
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Velvetsun
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A sunny day, a #discworld book and no work. Yes, please. #littlethings

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Velvetsun
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Some of my favorite characters that don‘t get enough attention. 💜💜💜 #ookbookclub #pratchettposse #discworld

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Jesskathkarl
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Terry Pratchett‘s works seem silly and fantastic, but somehow, they seem to reflect reality!

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TK-421
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"Colon in particular had great difficulty with the idea that you went on investigating after someone had confessed. It outraged his training and experience. You got a #confession and there it ended. You didn‘t go around disbelieving people. You disbelieved people only when they said they were innocent. Only guilty people were trustworthy." #QuotsyFeb18

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This is one of the few Discworld novels I don't own. I am putting off buying them because I don't want to reach the point where there are no more to buy #candles
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Cinfhen Great cover, I've never read Pratchett 5y
AmyG I forgot who...but someone is doing a read of all the Discworld books in 2018. FYI 5y
MayJasper @Cinfhen thanks for the challenge 😊 5y
MayJasper @AmyG wow! That's a lot of wonderful books 5y
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Aims42
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Loved this quote from this book. Classic Pratchett 😂

MayJasper Fabulous ❣ 5y
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Aims42
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I cannot believe how pristine these used books I ordered from Abe books are 😱 No bent corners, no scratches, nothing!! And that's why I never look anywhere else when I order books. Best prices too! -end infomercial declaring my love ❤️-

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hlgreenfield
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#bookmail yay! Wasn't expecting these until next week to be honest. Hope this means the rest of the packages are going to be early as well 😀
Yay for more discworld books ( even though they arrived out of order so I'll wait until Men At Arms arrives.
I was told I'd really enjoy Kate Tempest's poetry - guess it's time to find out!

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Moray_Reads
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Another two Discworld Collector's Library editions and two pretty bookmarks, because you can never have too many!

saresmoore 💚 (That's envy green, but in a loving way.) 5y
GatheringBooks i have yet to read my terry pratchett collection! 5y
minkyb They are so pretty! 5y
MariaW 😍😍😍 #speakhisname 5y
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Rudis
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Flew through this yesterday, and absolutely loved it. Pratchett keeps introducing new characters while still paying attention to the old, and they're all fantastic. Cheri is awesome, and Vimes is still one of the best characters.

MayJasper What an amazing cover to go with excellent read 5y
ScientistSam 💕Vimes... 5y
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GinEyre22
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#aprilbookshowers Day 27: Masks

This is a bit of a stretch, but I don't have any other books with masks on the cover

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kgriffith
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"It's astonishing. Frankly astonishing. The man has actually got charisn'tma." Love STP's plays on words! ??

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kgriffith
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Cheery Littlebottom 😂😂😂

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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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For comparison, 2015's best 9 photos from my Instagram - mixing books, travel, art and macaroons! 💜

@GlitteryOtters @snacksinthestacks @elkeo @Lindy

MyNamesParadise Love the Harry Potter stuff and the Ferris Wheel! 6y
Mariposa_Bookworm LOVE IT!!!! 6y
Graciouswarriorprincess Love your POP figures! 6y
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