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Going Postal (Discworld Novels)

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ISBN13: 9780413774477
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Moist von Lipwig was a con artist, a fraud, and a man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork's ailing postal service back on its feet.

It was a tough decision.

With the help of a golem who has been at the bottom of a hole in the ground for over two hundred years, a pin fanatic, and Junior Postman Groat, he's got to see that the mail gets through. In taking on the evil chairman of the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company and a midnight killer, he's also got to stay alive.

Getting a date with Adora Bell Dearheart would be nice, too.

In the mad world of the mail, can a criminal succeed where honest men have failed and died? Perhaps there's a shot at redemption for a man who's prepared to push the envelope...

Going Postal is the stage adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s latest best-selling Discworld novel.

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Stage adaptation of the latest Discworld blockbuster

Synopsis:

The newest entry in Pratchett's internationally bestselling series is a splendid send-up of government, the postal system, and everything that lies in between.

Synopsis:

Stage adaptation of Terry Pratchett's latest best-selling Discworld novel.

Moist von Lipwig is a con artist, a fraud, and a man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork's ailing postal service back on its feet. Maybe it'll take a criminal to succeed where honest men have failed, or maybe it's a death sentence either way.

About the Author

Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wilt shire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld se ries and his trilogy for young readers, The Bromeliad, is scheduled to be adapted into a spectacular animated movie.

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crowyhead, October 29, 2007 (view all comments by crowyhead)
I actually liked this better the second time around, I think. Last time, I recall being a bit put off by the lack of familiar characters, but this time I was expecting it, so it didn't bother me. The whole thing's hilarious and thoughtful, as usual. Every time I read a Discworld book, there's one or two almost throw-away jokes/scenes that just kill me. In this case, there's two: the way that everything that the greengrocer says is punctuated with too many apostrophes (or should I say, "everything he say's is punctuated with too many apo'strophe's"?), and the whole thing about how it's ALWAYS a bad idea to go back to find the cat.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780413774477
Adapted:
Briggs, Stephen
Publisher:
Methuen Publishing
Author:
Pratchett, Terry
Author:
Briggs, Stephen
Adapted by:
Briggs, Stephen
Adapted:
Briggs, Stephen
Subject:
American
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Civil Service
Subject:
Postal service
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Fantasy drama, English.
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Modern Plays
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 1 lb

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Stage adaptation of the latest Discworld blockbuster
"Synopsis" by , The newest entry in Pratchett's internationally bestselling series is a splendid send-up of government, the postal system, and everything that lies in between.
"Synopsis" by , Stage adaptation of Terry Pratchett's latest best-selling Discworld novel.

Moist von Lipwig is a con artist, a fraud, and a man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork's ailing postal service back on its feet. Maybe it'll take a criminal to succeed where honest men have failed, or maybe it's a death sentence either way.

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