It's the night before Hogswatch. And it's too quiet. There's snow, there are robins, there are trees covered with decorations, but there's a notable lack of the big fat man who delivers the toys. He's gone. Susan the governess has got to find him before morning; otherwise, the sun won't rise. And unfortunately, her only helpers are a raven with an eyeball fixation, the Death of Rats, and an "oh god of hangovers". Worse still, someone is coming down the chimney. This time he's carrying a sack instead of a scythe, but there's something regrettably familiar....Ho, ho, ho. It's true what they say: "You'd better watch out."More
"Has the energy of The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the inventiveness of Alice in Wonderland....It has also an intelligent wit and a truly original grim and comic grasp of the nature of things." (Sunday Times)
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Pratchett an Robinson - a winning combination
If you like Terry Pratchett novels then you won't be disappointed with this one. Although to begin with I found it a little hard to get a handle on the plot (Terry seemed to be writing