. How did it get there? how is the unique and supreme lodge of the elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night involved? Can the Ankh-Morpork City Watch restore order – and the Patrician of Ankh-Morpork to power?Magic, mayhem, and a marauding dragon. Who could ask for anything more? .
Pyramids: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - And to top it all off, the adolescent pharaoh discovers deceit, betrayal—not to mention a headstrong handmaiden—at the heart of his realm. Sometimes being a god is no fun at all. It's bad enough being new on the job, but Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is supposed to do. Pyramids is the seventh book in the award-winning comic fantasy Discworld series by Terry Pratchett.
Pyramids: A Novel of Discworld #ad - In pyramids, you'll discover the tale of teppic, a student at the Assassin’s Guild of Ankh-Morpok and prince of the tiny kingdom of Djelibeybi, thrust into the role of pharaoh after his father’s sudden death. First, there's the monumental task of building a suitable resting place for Dad -- a pyramid to end all pyramids.
Then there are the myriad administrative duties, such as dealing with mad priests, sacred crocodiles, and marching mummies.
Men at Arms: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - An ancient document has just revealed that Ankh-Morpork, ruled for decades by Disorganized crime, has a secret sovereign! And his name is Carrott. And so begins the most awesome epic encounter of all time, in which the fate of a city—indeed of the universe itself!—depends on a young man's courage, an ancient sword's magic, or at least all afternoon, and a three-legged poodle's bladder.
A young dwarf's dream corporal carrot has been promoted! He's now in charge of the new recruits guarding Ankh-Morpork, from Barbarian Tribes, unlicensed Thieves, Discworld's greatest city, Miscellaneous Marauders, and such. It's a big job, particularly for an adopted dwarf. But an even bigger job awaits.
Wyrd Sisters: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - As granny weatherwax is about to discover, though, it's a lot harder to stir up trouble in the castle than some theatrical types would have you think. Even when you've got a few unexpected spells up your sleeve. Granny weatherwax teams with two other witches — nanny ogg and margat Garlick - as an unlikely alliance to save a prince and restore him to the throne of Lancre, in a tale that borrows — or is it parodies — some of William Shakespeare's best-loved works.
Wyrd Sisters: A Novel of Discworld #ad - . But then there are those times they can't help it. Terry pratchett’s fantasy classic wyrd sisters, a novel in the Discworld series, is the story of Granny Weatherwax, the most highly regarded non-leader a coven of non-social witches could ever have. Generally, these loners don't get involved in anything, mush less royal intrigue.
Moving Pictures: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - It's up to victor and gaspode the wonder Dog a star if ever one was born! to rein in the chaos and bring order back to a starstruck Discworld. He can't sing, but he can handle a sword sort of, he can't dance, and now he wants to be a star. Discworld's pesky alchemists are up to their old tricks again. This time, they've discovered how to get gold from silver -- the silver screen that is.
So does theda withel, an ambitious ingénue from a little town where else? you've probably never heard of. But the click click of moving pictures isn't just stirring up dreams inside Discworld. And they're definitely not ready for their close-up! Hearing the siren call of Holy Wood is one Victor Tugelbend, a would-be wizard turned extra.
Moving Pictures: A Novel of Discworld #ad - Holy wood's magic is drifting out into the boundaries of the universes, the could-have-beens, the never-weres, the might-bes, where raw realities, the wild ideas are beginning to ferment into a really stinky brew.
Eric: Discworld: The Unseen University Collection Discworld series Book 9Gollancz #ad - Eric calls up a demon to grant him three wishes - but what he gets is the Discworld's most incompetent wizard. Eric is the Discworld's only demonology hacker. All he wants is the usual three wishes: to be immortal, rule the world and have the most beautiful woman fall madly in love with him. The usual stuff.
Eric: Discworld: The Unseen University Collection Discworld series Book 9 #ad - But what he gets is rincewind, the Disc's most incompetent wizard, and Rincewind's Luggage the world's most dangerous travel accessory into the bargain. Terry pratchett's hilarious take on the faust legend stars many of the Discworld's most popular characters in an outrageous adventure that will leave Eric wishing once more - this time, quite fervently, that he'd never been born.
. The trouble is, he's not very good at it.
Sourcery: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - As if that wasn’t complicated enough, said wizard then had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son — a wizard squared that’s all the math, really. Who of course, was a source of magic — a sourcerer. Will the sourcerer lead the wizards to dominate all of Discworld? Or can Rincewind’s tiny band stave off the Apocalypse?
But that’s not all… once upon a time, there was an eighth son of an eighth son who was, of course, a wizard. And this time, he’s brought the Luggage. Sourcery, and luggage, mayhem, a hilarious mix of magic, is the fifth book in Terry Pratchett's classic fantasy Discworld series. Rincewind, the legendarily inept wizard, has returned after falling off the edge of the world.
Mort: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - The position is everything Mort thought he'd ever wanted, until he discovers that this perfect job can be a killer on his love life. Terry pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels are consistent number one bestseller in England, Douglas Adams, where they have catapulted him into the highest echelons of parody next to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Carl Hiaasen.
Mort: A Novel of Discworld #ad - In this discworld installment, death comes to Mort with an offer he can't refuse -- especially since being, well, dead isn't compulsory. As death's apprentice, use of the company horse, he'll have free board and lodging, and he won't need time off for family funerals.
Feet of Clay: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - It's murder in discworld! -- which ordinarily is no big deal. An apparent lack of any motive is also quitetroubling. All vimes has are some tracks of white clay and more of those bothersome "clue" things that only serve to muck up an investigation. But what bothers watch commander sir sam Vimes is that the unusual deaths of three elderly Ankh-Morporkians do not bear the clean, efficient marks of the Assassins' Guild.
The anger of a fearful populace is already being dangerously channeled toward the city's small community of golems -- the mindless, absurdlyindustrious creatures of baked clay who can occasionally be found toiling in the city's factories. And certain highly placed personages are using the unrest as an excuse to resurrect a monarchy -- which would be bad enough even if the "king" they were grooming wasn't as empty-headed as your typical animated pottery.
Reaper Man: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Of course, the last thing anyone needs is a squeamish Grim Reaper and soon his Discworld bosses have sent him off with best wishes and a well-earned gold watch. They say there are only two things you can count on. But that was before DEATH started pondering the existential. To get the fresh start he deserves, windle and the rest of Ankh-Morpork's undead and underemployed set off to find DEATH and save the world for the living and everybody else, of course.
Reaper Man: A Novel of Discworld #ad - The oldest geezer in the entire faculty of unseen University -- home of magic, wizardry, and big dinners -- Windle was looking forward to a wonderful afterlife, not this boring been-there-done-that routine. Now death is having the time of his life, finding greener pastures where he can put his scythe to a whole new use.
But like every cutback in an important public service, for those whose time was supposed to be up, DEATH's demise soon leads to chaos and unrest -- literally, like Windle Poons.