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Interesting Times (Discworld Novels)

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"May you live in interesting times" is the worst thing one can wish on a citizen of Discworld—especially on the distinctly unmagical sorcerer Rincewind, who has had far too much perilous excitement in his life. But when a request for a "Great Wizzard" arrives in Ankh-Morpork via carrier albatross from the faraway Counterweight Continent, it's he who's sent as emissary. Chaos threatens to follow the impending demise of the Agatean Empire's current ruler. And, for some incomprehensible reason, someone believes Rincewind will have a mythic role in the war and wholesale bloodletting that will surely ensue. (Carnage is pretty much a given, since Cohen the Barbarian and his extremely elderly Silver Horde are busily formulating their own plan for looting, pillaging, and, er, looking wistfully at girls.) However, Rincewind firmly believes there are too many heroes already in the world, yet only one Rincewind. And he owes it to the world to keep that one alive for as long as possible.

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:
9780062276292
Author:
Pratchett, Terry
Publisher:
Harper
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Discworld
Series Volume:
18
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.1875 x 0.900901 in 10.4 oz

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