DreadfulKata wrote:I assume everyone's seen this but since it wasn't menioned and there's been debate about the content of the book, the synopsis on Amazon reads as follows:[snip]
DreadfulKata wrote:"...Moist will have to grapple with gallons of grease, goblins, a fat controller with a history of throwing employees down the stairs and some very angry dwarfs if he's going to stop it all going off the rails ..."
SO it's Moist book (sorry if I'm late to the party with this!). I await with some trepidation. Discworld plus steam trains is the kind of combination almost guaranteed to make me melt with the sheer force of my glee. But though I love Going Postal with a fiery passion, I didn't like Making Money much so I've yet to be convinced Moist can carry another book...
=Tamar wrote:I speculate idly that the "fat controller" with the history of violence may be the tax collector whose standard technique is to hold people upside down over a bucket to collect what falls out of their pockets. That is, "Controller" might be equivalent to "Comptroller". Whatever it turns out to be, I'll be going along for the ride.
DreadfulKata wrote:Steam is rising over Discworld, driven by Mister Simnel, the man wi' t'flat cap and sliding rule who has an interesting arrangement with the sine and cosine.
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