Making Money: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - However, a request from ankh-morpork's current ruling tyrant isn't a "request" per se, more like a "once-in-a-lifetime-offer-you-can-certainly-refuse-if-you-feel-you've-lived-quite-long-enough. So moist will just have to learn to deal with elderly Royal Bank chairman Topsy née Turvy Lavish and her two loaded crossbows, a face-lapping Mint manager, and a chief clerk who's probably a vampire.
Amazingly, former arch-swindler-turned-Postmaster General Moist von Lipwig has somehow managed to get the woefully inefficient Ankh-Morpork Post Office running like. But he'll soon be making lethal enemies as well as money, especially if he can't figure out where all the gold has gone. Well, not like a government office at all.
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Snuff: A Novel of DiscworldHarper #ad - Pratchett. Has a satirist's instinct for the absurd and a cartoonist's eye for the telling detail. Daily telegraph london “The purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse. Washington post book worldsam vimes, watch commander of Ankh-Morpork, is at long last taking a much-needed and well deserved vacation.
Did he really expect time off? as vimes himself says in Feet of Clay, “there’s some magical creature called ‘overtime, ’ only no one’s even seen its footprints. Following the new york times bestselling Unseen Academichals, Terry Pratchett delivers an enthralling new tale from a place of insuperable adventure: Discworld.
Snuff: A Novel of Discworld #ad - Discworld® is a registered trademark. But, daring, cunning, where nothing goes as planned—and before vimes can even change his cardboard-soled boots for vacationer’s slippers, of course, the gruff watch commander soon finds himself enmeshed in a fresh fiasco fraught with magic, this is Discworld®, and for the reader more than for poor Vimes endless hilarity.
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. And the deadly puzzle is pulling him deep into the muck and mire of superstition, hatred, and fear—and perhaps all the way to Koom Valley itself. With a troll club lying conveniently nearby. Commander sam vimes of the City Watch is aware of the importance of solving the Hamcrusher homicide without delay.
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Again. And, the conflict centers around the small, to no one's great surprise, arrogantly fundamentalist duchy of Borogravia, which has long prided itself on its unrelenting aggressiveness. Men" to come to the aid of their country. A year ago, polly perks's brother marched off to battle, and Polly's willing to resort to drastic measures to find him.
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I Shall Wear Midnight Discworld Book 38HarperCollins #ad - But someone—or something—is inciting fear, generating dark thoughts and angry murmurs against witches. The fourth in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching. As the witch of the chalk, Tiffany Aching performs the distinctly unglamorous work of caring for the needy. Tiffany must find the source of unrest and defeat the evil at its root.
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The Last Continent: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - A professor is missing—but a search party is on the way! A bevy of senior wizards will follow the trail wherever it leads—even to the other side of Discworld, where the Last Continent, Fourecks, is under construction. Something is amiss at Unseen Unversity, Ankh-Morpork's most prestigious i. E. Only institution of higher learning.
Thrill to the promise of next year's regatta, in remote, rustic Didjabringabeeralong. It'll be asolutely gujeroo no worries. Experience the terror as you encounter a Mad Dwarf, the Peach Butt, and the dreaded Meat Pie Floater. Feel the passion as the denizens of the Last Continent learn what happens when rain falls and the rivers fill with water it spoils regattas, for one thing.
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Full of rich humor, wisdom, and eventfulness. Horn book starred reviewby beloved and bestselling Terry Pratchett, this is the third in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching. When the spirit of winter takes a fancy to Tiffany Aching, he wants her to stay in his gleaming, frozen world.
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Convicted con man and forger moist von lipwig is given a choice: Face the hangman’s noose, or get Ankh Morpork’s ancient Post Office up and running efficiently! It was a tough decision. And here he’d thought that all he’d have to face was rain, snow, and gloom of night. And you really wouldn’t want to know what his new girlfriend can do with a shoe.
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Worse still, the murderer he's pursuing has been transported back also. This discworld is a darker place that Vimes remembers too well, fortune, three decades before his title, beloved wife, and impending first child. Sam vimes knows his duty, and by changing history he might just save some worthwhile necks—though it could cost him his own personal future.
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