This is a movie review of Going Postal by Terry Pratchett. Moist Von Lipwig (Richard Coyle) is a con man gleefully fleecing the people of Ankh- Morpork. From painting horses to make them look like stallions to causing a banking crash, Moist is looking out for #1 and never looking back at the consequences. When he’s finally caught and sentenced to death, the ruler of Ankh-Morpork, Lord Vetinari (Charles Dance) decides to give Moist another chance. Moist will reopen the defunct post office or die, there are no other choices. Faced with thousands of undelivered letters, a haunted post-office and employees who are quite willing if not very able, Moist must battle ruthless competitor, Reacher Gilt (David Suchet) and potential lady love Adora Loveheart (Claire Foy) to bring the post office back to its former glory.
Don’t Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy best-selling author and Dr. Who writer, Neil Gaiman, takes readers behind the curtain to discover the late Douglas Adams through his life and work.
In The Woman Who Died a Lot by Jasper Fforde, the seventh Thursday Next novel, Thursday is semi-retired after the disbanding of SO-27 (and the attempt on her life). When SO-27 is brought back, she expects to be named to the head position, but instead finds herself asked to be Chief Librarian at the Wessex All You Can Eat at Fatso’s Drink not Included Library Service. Settling into her role, she finds that this simple library job isn’t as safe and mundane as it seems. Especially as the Goliath Corporation seems to still be determined to replace her with a Synthetic Thursday and they seem to be getting smarter about it. Will daughter, Tuesday, build an anti-smite shield that works before the deities big, scheduled, smiting of Swindon. Will Thursday be able to help son, Friday, find out why he and all of the other Chronoguard’s who got “Letters of Destiny” after the Chronoguard disbanded die so young? Will the fictional character that guards the house find out what happens in the “Dark Reading Matter” (where all book characters go when their books are destroyed)? This and more in The Woman Who Died A Lot: A Thursday Next Novel.