March 15th, 2015

The Librarian

For the last few days ...

... part of me has had the urge to re-read all the Pratchett things. And another part just isn't ready to (there would be tears). So, ignoring the ever-present to-read pile, I reached into the appropriate bookcase and hauled out a book at random by the sole surviving member of what I've always considered the Holy Trinity of fantastical British humourists ... what Terry Pratchett did to fantasy and Douglas Adams did to science fiction, Tom Holt has always done to mythology, legend, folklore, and sometimes history. And, like them, done it brilliantly.

The random Holt book turned out to be "Djinn Rummy":
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