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The folklore of Discworld : legends, myths and customs from the Discworld with helpful hints from planet Earth

Author: Terry Pratchett; Jacqueline Simpson
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2008.
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"A beginner's guide to British and European folklore as reflected, celebrated and affectionately libelled in the phenomenally successful Discworld series. Co-written by Terry Pratchett and renowned British folklorist Jacqueline Simpson." -- Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Terry Pratchett; Terry Pratchett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett; Jacqueline Simpson
ISBN: 9780385611008 0385611005
OCLC Number: 231884185
Description: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Terry Pratchett --
Introduction / Jacqueline Simpson --
1. The Cosmos: Gods, Demons and Things --
2. Dwarfs --
3. The Elves --
4. The Nac Mac Feegle --
5. Trolls --
6. Other Significant Races --
7. Beasties --
8. The Witches of Lancre --
9. The Land of Lancre --
10. The Witches of the Chalk --
11. The Chalk --
12. Heroes! --
13. Lore, Legends and Truth --
14. More Customs, Nautical Lore and Military Matters --
15. Kids' Stuff ... You know, about 'Orrid Murder and Blood --
16. Death --
Bibliography and suggestions for further reading.
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett, and Jacqueline Simpson.

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In Discworld, the beings that on Earth are creatures of the imagination, like vampires, trolls, witches and, possibly, gods,are real, alive and in some cases kicking on the Disc. This title looks at  Read more...

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