Pyramids - Discworld Novels (Paperback)Terry Pratchett (author)
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'Look after the dead', said the priests, 'and the dead will look after you.'
Wise words in all probability, but a tall order when, like Teppic, you have just become the pharaoh of a small and penniless country rather earlier than expected, and your treasury is unlikely to stretch to the building of a monumental pyramid to honour your dead father.
He'd had the best education money could buy of course, but unfortunately the syllabus at the Assassin's Guild in Ankh-Morpork did not cover running a kingdom and basic financial acumen...
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 24 mm
'As funny as Wodehouse and as witty as Waugh' * Independent *
'Imagine a collision between Jonathan Swift at his most scatologically-minded and J.R.R. Tolkien on speed' * Daily Telegraph *
'The best kind of parody - funny and smart and still a good story' * Mail on Sunday *
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“Not my favourite”
This wasn't one of my favourite Discworld books. It was funny in parts but the plot generally was a little hard to follow.
“Foul Tempered, Underestimated Camels”
The beginning of "Pyramids" led me to believe I was in for a very different story than the one that it turns out to be! It seems like you're in for a plot about assassin's and sneaky murders all in... More
This book has four separate stories this is very good read!
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