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101: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents Pt. 3 (Rat King Roomba)

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret is a podcast in which your hosts, Joanna Hagan and Francine Carrel, read and recap every book from Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series in chronological order. 

This week, Part 3 of our recap of “The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents”. 

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Things we blathered on about:

How The Amazing Maurice changed the game for Terry Pratchett – Telegraph 

The particularly good alt.fan.net thread Francine’s on about [direct link to Pratchett’s first reply but keep scrolling for lots more]

Pratchett’s note on Maxfield Parrish skies

Cute rats on the reddit –  r/TTSMYF 

A Dictionary of Superstitions – Oxford Reference 

The Complicated, Inconclusive Truth Behind Rat Kings – Atlas Obscura

More than a dozen rodents discovered with their tails tied together in rare ‘rat king’ sighting – Independent [cw: it’s a video; the rats are alive and not very happy]

Rat Kings in Estonia (PDF)

Matagot – Wikipedia

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret Hogswatch 2021 – YouTube

Hogswatch 2020: A Hint of Extravaganza – YouTube

Music: Chris Collins, indiemusicbox.com


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