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 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. Retrieved from ” https: Unfortunately Nanny who has all of the money is relegated to the role of a serving maid. Granny gets to find out “What’s Opera, Doc? You just can’t do it and live. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

As the name suggests, this book is all about masks, though it explores masks in a similar way that many other forms of literature explore masks. Agnes Nitt is chosen as a member of the chorus, where she meets Christine, a more popular but less talented girl.

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Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg follow her; they need to collect the money that a publisher owes Nanny from the sales of her cookbook. Since Magrat’s absence, they’ve discovered that three witches are needed for a coven, AND to keep them from driving each other batty, so they’ve come to vet Discwolrd for the job.


Sep 01, Denise rated it it was amazing Shelves: I love this book.

maskeraee Apr 19, Lindsay rated it really liked it Shelves: I guess it’s lucky that Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg are in town. That’s basically all of opera, reely. Of my many reactions to the story, this twist I did not expect. And you couldn’t do both.

March Learn how and when to remove this template message. And while they’re there, they might as well clear up all this phantom nonsense to boot. It’s a business thing. Es uno de mis favoritos de las brujas.

Szava There are references to other previous books, but it can be understood without reading those first. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Ma Granny Weatherwax was firmly against fiction.

Maybe it was the predominantly female cast, but I enjoyed the stuffing out of this one. This article needs additional citations for verification. There is some lovely stuff about the actual Opera House building which puts me in mind of many any old theater of my acquaintance, and how creepy they are without a lot of people in them.

Meanwhile, the legendary opera ghost who has been such good luck has all of a sudden started killing people right and left. Gytha Ogg is the one who pieces together the mystery and how Salzella is trying to do discwlrld The Producers to the opera house and embezzle it into penury, so he can take it over himself.


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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. There was no possible way that she could have been mistaken for a young man in any language, especially Braille. Bucket as a person and a parody is perfectly summed up on page 15, “I’ve been through the mill, I have,’ Bucket began,’and I made myself what I am today-‘ Self-raising flour? Granny Weatherwax would simply give him a chair to stand on and a very heavy stick. Fans of the popular Discworld series will be happy to see some old friends again in Maskeradethe 18th novel in the series.

I just can’t help myself. Bucket is an excellent parody of business men, especially those of American’s right wing that claims to be self-made while using daddy’s money.

Yrs, the Opera Ghost. I get the criticisms that her heaviness was talked about a lot, but that criticism doesn’t I loved this book. Discworld Novel 18 Discworld series on your Kindle in under a minute.