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It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »

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The Ghost in the bone-white mask who haunts the Ankh-Morpork Opera House was always considered a benign presence—some would even say lucky—until he started killing people. The sudden rash of bizarre backstage deaths now threatens to mar the operatic debut of country girl Perdita X. (nee Agnes) Nitt, she of the ample body and ampler voice.

Perdita's expected to hide in the chorus and sing arias out loud while a more petitely presentable soprano mouths the notes. But at least it's an escape from scheming Nanny Ogg and old Granny Weatherwax back home, who want her to join their witchy ranks. Once Granny sets her mind on something, however, it's difficult—and often hazardous—to dissuade her. And no opera-prowling phantom fiend is going to keep a pair of determined hags down on the farm after they've seen Ankh-Morpork.

About the Author

Terry Pratchett is one of the world's most popular authors. He is the winner of numerous literary prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, and he was awarded a knighthood in recognition of his services to literature. Pratchett lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062275523
Subtitle:
A Novel of Discworld
Author:
Pratchett, Terry
Publisher:
Harper
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Discworld
Series Volume:
19
Publication Date:
20140128
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.1875 x 0.828829 in 7.2 oz

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