Interesting Times - Discworld Novels (Paperback)
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'Funny, delightfully inventive, and refuses to lie down in its genre' Observer

The Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is . . .
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There is a curse. They say: may you live in interesting times.

'May you live in interesting times' is the worst thing one can wish on a citizen of Discworld, especially on the distinctly unmagical Rincewind, who has had far too much perilous excitement in his life and can't even spell wizard.

So when a request for a ;Great Wizzard; arrives in Ankh-Morpork via carrier albatross from the faraway Counterweight Continent, it's the endlessly unlucky Rincewind who's sent as emissary. The oldest (and most heavily fortified) empire on the Disc is in turmoil, and Chaos is building. And, for some incomprehensible reason, someone believes Rincewind will have a mythic role in the ensuing war and wholesale bloodletting.

There are too many heroes already in the world, but there is only one Rincewind. And he owes it to the world to keep that one alive for as long as possible.
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The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Interesting Times is the fifth book in the Wizards series.

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552167543
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 294 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 27 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Funny, delightfully inventive, and refuses to lie down in its genre' * Observer *
'Imagine a collision between Jonathan Swift at his most scatalogically-minded and J.R.R Tolkein on speed... This total mess of- I suppose- a novel, is the joyous outcome' * Daily Telegraph *
'Cracking dialogue, compelling illogic and unchained whimsy... Pratchett has a subject and a style that is very much his own' * The Sunday Times *
'Pratchett is as funny as Wodehouse and as witty as Waugh' * Independent *
'Like Dickens, much of Pratchett's appeal lies in his humanism, both in a sentimental regard for his characters' good fortune, and in that his writing is generous-spirited and inclusive' * Guardian *

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“Goo old Rincewind rides again”

Rincewind, two flower and the unseen Academy our back Rincewind always causes trouble and make you laugh on the way!

Paperback edition
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“Interesting Times - Discworld Novels”

The characters, the plot, the imaginative twists and turns make this book unique as is the rest of Terry Pratchets books. Rincewind is a most lovable "wizzard" for his cowardice and ability to not only evade... More

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Grace At Birmingham

“More adventures with Rincewind”

Another Rincewind novel, I really enjoyed this one.
The setting is excellent, the Horde are so much fun and I really enjoyed Rincewind in this.
The story gallops along with a great mixture of culture, language and... More

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