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1. Guards! Guards! (Discworld) (2013)
Welcome to Guards! Guards!, the eighth book in Terry Pratchett’s legendary Discworld series.Long believed extinct, a superb specimen of draco nobilis ("noble dragon" for those who don't understand italics) has appeared in Discworld's greatest city. Not only does this unwelcome visitor have a nasty habit of charbroiling everything in its path, in rather short order it is crowned King (it is a noble dragon, after all…). How did it get there? How is the Unique and Supreme Lodge of the Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night involved? Can the Ankh-Morpork City Watch restore order – and the…
2. Reaper Man (Discworld) (2013)
They say there are only two things you can count on. But that was before Death started pondering the existential. Of course,the last thing anyone needs is a squeamish Grim Reaper and soon his Discworld bosses have sent him off with best wishes anda well-earned gold watch. Now Deathis having the time of his life, findinggreener pastures where he can put hisscythe to a whole new use.But like every cutback in an importantpublic service, Death’s demise soon leads to chaos and unrest—literally, for those whose time was supposed to be up, like Windle Poons. The oldest geezer in the entire faculty…
3. The Color of Magic (Discworld) (2013)
The beginning of the hilarious and irreverent series that has more than 80 million copies worldwide, The Color of Magic is where we meet tourist Twoflower and wizard guide Ricewind, and follow them on their always-bizarre journeys.A writer who has been compared to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams, Sir Terry Pratchett has created a complex, yet zany world filled with a host of unforgettable characters who navigate around a profound fantasy universe, complete with its own set of cultures and rules….
The classic collaboration from the internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, soon to be an original series starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant.”Good Omens . . . is something like what would have happened if Thomas Pynchon, Tom Robbins and Don DeLillo had collaborated. Lots of literary inventiveness in the plotting and chunks of very good writing and characterization. It’s a wow. It would make one hell of a movie. Or a heavenly one. Take your pick.”—Washington PostAccording to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world’s only completely accurate book…
5. Mort (Discworld) (2013)
New York Times bestselling author Sir Terry Pratchett makes Death a central character in Mort, his fourth sojourn to Discworld, the fantasy cosmos where even the angel of darkness needs some assistance. When inept, but well-intentioned Mort gets only one offer for an apprenticeship—with Death—he can’t exactly turn it down. But Mort finds that being Death’s right-hand man isn’t as bad as it seems—until he falls back to his old, bumbling ways.With more than 80 million books sold worldwide, Pratchett has solidified…
6. Sourcery (Discworld) (2013)
Sourcery, a hilarious mix of magic, mayhem, and Luggage, is the fifth book in Terry Pratchett's classic fantasy Discworld series.Rincewind, the legendarily inept wizard, has returned after falling off the edge of the world. And this time, he’s brought the Luggage. But that’s not all… Once upon a time, there was an eighth son of an eighth son who was, of course, a wizard. As if that wasn’t complicated enough, said wizard then had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son — a wizard squared (that’s all the math, really). Who of course, was a source of magic — a…
7. The Wee Free Men (Tiffany Aching) (2015)
The first in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching.A nightmarish danger threatens from the other side of reality. . . .Armed with only a frying pan and her common sense, young witch-to-be Tiffany Aching must defend her home against the monsters of Fairyland. Luckily she has some very unusual help: the local Nac Mac Feegle—aka the Wee Free Men—a clan of fierce, sheep-stealing, sword-wielding, six-inch-high blue men.Together they must face headless horsemen, ferocious grimhounds, terrifying dreams come true, and…
8. Equal Rites (Discworld) (2013)
In Equal Rites, New York Times bestselling author Terry Pratchett brings readers back to Discworld, a fantasy universe where anything can happen—and usually does.A dying wizard tries to pass his staff on to the eighth son of an eighth son. When it is revealed that the he is a girl named Esk, the news of the female wizard sends the citizens of Discworld into a tail-spin.With their biting satire and limitless imagination, it is easy to understand why 80 million Discworld books have been sold worldwide. Equal Rites possesses rich characterizations, a journey of awareness, and even a hint of romance from master…
9. Wyrd Sisters (Discworld) (2013)
Terry Pratchett’s fantasy classic Wyrd Sisters, a novel in the Discworld series, is the story of Granny Weatherwax, the most highly regarded non-leader a coven of non-social witches could ever have.Generally, these loners don’t get involved in anything, mush less royal intrigue. but then there are those times they can’t help it. As Granny Weatherwax is about to discover, though, it’s a lot harder to stir up trouble in the castle than some theatrical types would have you think. Even when you’ve got a few unexpected spells up your sleeve.Granny Weatherwax teams with two other witches — Nanny Ogg and…
10. Small Gods (Discworld) (2013)
Lost in the chill deeps of space between the galaxies, it sails on forever, a flat, circular world carried on the back of a giant turtle—Discworld—a land where the unexpected can be expected. Where the strangest things happen to the nicest people. Like Brutha, a simple lad who only wants to tend his melon patch. Until one day he hears the voice of a god calling his name. A small god, to be sure. But bossy as Hell….
11. The Last Hero (2007)
Cohen the Barbarian is going on one final quest. He’s going to climb the highest mountain in the Discworld and meet his gods. The last hero in the world is going to return what the first hero stole….
12. Pyramids (Discworld) (2013)
Pyramids is the seventh book in the award-winning comic fantasy Discworld series by Terry Pratchett.In Pyramids, you'll discover the tale of Teppic, a student at the Assassin’s Guild of Ankh-Morpok and prince of the tiny kingdom of Djelibeybi, thrust into the role of pharaoh after his father’s sudden death. It's bad enough being new on the job, but Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is supposed to do. First, there's the monumental task of building a suitable resting place for Dad — a pyramid to end all pyramids. Then there are the myriad administrative duties, such as dealing with mad…
13. Night Watch: A Novel of Discworld (2014)
Sir Sam Vimes gets knocked back in time thirty years in this rollicking adventure in Terry Pratchett’s bestselling Discworld® seriesOne moment Sir Sam Vimes is in his old-patrolman form, chasing a sweet-talking psychopath across the rooftops of Ankh-Morpork. The next, he’s lying naked in the street, having been sent back thirty years, courtesy of a group of time-manipulating monks who won’t leave well-enough alone. This Discworld is a dark place that Vimes remembers all too well—three decades before his title, fortune, beloved wife, and child on the way. Worse still, the murderer he’s pursuing has been…
14. Snuff (Discworld) (2012)
At long last, Lady Sybil has lured her husband, Sam Vimes, on a well-deserved holiday away from the crime and grime of Ankh-Morpork. But for the commander of the City Watch, a vacation in the country is anything but relaxing. The balls, the teas, the muck—not to mention all that fresh air and birdsong—are more than a bit taxing on a cynical city-born and -bred copper.Yet a policeman will find a crime anywhere if he decides to look hard enough, and it’s not long before a body is discovered, and Sam—out of his jurisdiction, out of his…
15. Men at Arms (Discworld) (2013)
Corporal Carrot has been promoted! He’s now in charge of the new recruits guarding Ankh-Morpork, Discworld’s greatest city, from Barbarian Tribes, Miscellaneous Marauders, unlicensed Thieves, and such. It’s a big job, particularly for an adopted dwarf. But an even bigger job awaits. An ancient document has just revealed that Ankh-Morpork, ruled for decades by Disorganized crime, has a secret sovereign! And his name is Carrot . . .And so begins the most awesome epic encounter of all time, or at least all afternoon, in which the fate of a…
Many consider Pratchett to be the funniest writer of the last few decades. Terry Pratchett was a very prolific novelist and his books are enjoyed by readers of all ages worldwide. Below is the order in which Terry Pratchett’s novels have been released in: Publication Order of Discworld Books The online home for books written by Sir Terry Pratchett, including reading order lists, forums, plus all manner of things Discworld. Sir Terry Pratchett was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and his Discworld books have become truly iconic. If you’re new to the series our handy book generator will help you to decide which one to read first. Or you can choose one of the subheadings above to discover other Terry Pratchett veröffentlichte sein erstes Werk mit 13 Jahren. Es war die Kurzgeschichte The Hades Business, die erst in der Schülerzeitung und später im Science Fantasy Magazine veröffentlicht wurde. Nachdem er 1965 von der Schule abgegangen war, begann Pratchett im selben Jahr eine Ausbildung zum Journalisten bei einer Lokalzeitung. A collection of essays about his writings is compiled in the book Terry Pratchett: Guilty of Literature, edited by Andrew M. Butler, Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn, published by Science Fiction Foundation in 2000 (ISBN 0903007010). A second, expanded edition was published by Old Earth Books in 2004 (ISBN 188296831X).
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The Nice and Accurate Good Omens TV Companion: Your guide to Armageddon and the series based on the bestselling novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
Author(s): Matt Whyman
Publisher: William Morrow, Year: 2019, Size: 23 Mb, Download: epub
The Quite Nice and Fairly Accurate Good Omens Script Book
Author(s): Neil Gaiman; Terry Pratchett
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks, Year: 2019, Size: 936 Kb, Download: epub
Terry Pratchett’s Narrative Worlds: From Giant Turtles to Small Gods
Author(s): Marion Rana, (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Imaginarium
Author(s): Paul Kidby
Publisher: Gollancz, Year: 2017, Size: 17 Mb, Download: epub
A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-Fiction
Author(s): Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Doubleday, Year: 2014, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
Author(s): Terry Pratchett
Publisher: HarperCollins, Year: 2012, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
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