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Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Raising Steam is his fortieth Discworld novel. His books have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. After falling out with his keyboard he now talks to his computer. Occasionally, these days, it answers back.
The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork, is a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by an evil mastermind in a hideously-deformed evening dress. But Granny Weatherwax, Discworld's most famous witch, is in the audience and she doesn't hold with that sort of thing.
The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork: a huge rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by a strangely familiar evil mastermind in a hideously deformed evening dress. But Granny Weatherwax is in the audience, and she doesnt hold with that sort of thing. So theres going to be trouble (but nevertheless a good evenings entertainment with murders you can really hum.)
Latest "Discworld" paperback from the king of comic fantasy, Terry Pratchett, which sold no less than 57,000 copies in hardback. The show must go on as murder, mayhem and music run riot in the night as Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg, two of the Discworld's greatest witches, go for a night at the opera.