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Thief of time

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like underwater -- how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities where there's never enough time. But the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock starts a race against, well, time for Lu Tze and his apprentice Lobsang  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 0385601883 9780385601887 9780552154260 0552154261
OCLC Number: 45854433
Description: 316 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like underwater --
how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities where there's never enough time. But the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock starts a race against, well, time for Lu Tze and his apprentice Lobsang Ludd. Because it will stop time. And that will only be the start of everyone's problems.
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett.

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"Thief of Time" is the 26th novel in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, and comes complete with a full supporting cast of heroes and villains, yetis, martial artists and Ronnie, the fifth horseman  Read more...

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Other writers are mining the rich seam of comic fantasy that Pratchett first unearthed, but what keeps Pratchett on top is quite literally the way he tells them. "The Times" ["Discworld"] has the Read more...

 
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