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The fifth elephant

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: London, England : Doubleday, 2016. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They say that diplomacy is a gentle art. That mastering it is a lifetime's work. But you do need a certain inclination in that direction. It's not something you can just pick up on the job. A few days ago Sam Vimes was a copper - an important copper, true - chief of police - but still, at his core, a policeman. But today he is an ambassador - to the mysterious, fat-rich country of Uberwald. Today, Sam Vimes is also  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: 9780857524164 085752416X
OCLC Number: 936143987
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 463 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett.

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A beautiful hardback edition of the classic Discworld novelThey say that diplomacy is a gentle art. A few days ago Sam Vimes was a copper - an important copper, true - chief of police - but  Read more...

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