"Religion is a controversial business in the Discworld. Evervone their own opinion, and indeed their own gods. Who come in all shapes and sizes. In such a competitive environment, there is a pressing need to make one's presence felt. And its certainly not remotely helpful to be reduced to appearing in the form ot a tortoise, a manifestation far below god-like in anyone's book. In such instances, you need an acolyte, and fast. Preferably one who won't ask too many questions..."--Back cover.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - electrascaife - LibraryThing
Pratchett's Discworld version of holy wars, religious fundamentalism, crises of faith, and the lion and the thorn. A fun-enough story, amusing-enough characters and a few out-loud chuckles = par for the Discworld course. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing
An engaging Discworld novel thinly disguised as a commentary on life, the universe and everything. What happens when a god no longer has any followers? Especially a small god. Well, he becomes a tortoise being chased by an eagle. But with one true believer, Brutha all things can change. Read full review