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The wit and wisdom of Discworld

Author: Terry Pratchett; Stephen Briggs
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than two decades, Terry Pratchett has been regaling readers with tales of Discworld - a flat world balanced on the backs of four elephants, which are standing on the back of a giant turtle, flying through space. It is a world populated by ineffectual wizards and sharp-as-tacks witches, by tired policemen and devious dictators, by reformed thieves and vampires who have sworn to drink no blood. It is a world  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Named Person: Terry Pratchett; Terry Pratchett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett; Stephen Briggs
ISBN: 9780385611770 0385611773
OCLC Number: 141380077
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 304 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Through the Wardrobe into Discworld / Stephen Briggs --
The Color of Magic --
The Light Fantastic --
Equal Rites --
Mort --
Sourcery --
Wyrd Sisters --
Pyramids --
Guards! Guards! --
Eric --
Moving Pictures --
Reaper Man --
Witches Abroad --
Small Gods --
Lords and Ladies --
Men at Arms --
Soul Music --
Interesting Times --
Maskerade --
Feet of Clay --
Hogfather --
Jingo --
The Last Continent --
Carpe Jugulum --
The Fifth Elephant --
The Truth --
Thief of Time --
The Last Hero --
Night Watch --
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents --
The Wee Free Men --
Monstrous Regiment --
A Hat Full of Sky --
Going Postal --
Thud! --
Wintersmith --
Making Money.
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett ; compiled by Stephen Briggs.

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