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Guards! Guards! (Discworld #8)

Guards! Guards! (Discworld #8)

Author: Terry Pratchett; Ben Aaranovitch (Introduction by)
Series: Discworld Novels Ser.
$19.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description

Here there be dragons...and the denizens of Ankh-Morpork wish one huge firebreather would return from whence it came. Long believed extinct, a superb specimen of draco nobilis ("noble dragon" for those who don't understand italics) has appeared in Discworld's greatest city. Not only does this unwelcome visitor have a nasty habit of charbroiling everything in its path, in rather short order it is crowned King (it is a noble dragon, after all...).

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The eighth Discworld novel - introducing Sam Vimes.

Reviews

"'This is one of Pratchett's best books. Hilarious and highly recommended'" The Times "'Pratchett is at the peak of his powers; it's hard to think of any humorist writing in Britain today who can match him...A masterful ear for dialogue, a keen eye for the ridiculous and a real feel for language'" Time Out "'The best humorous English author since P.G. Wodehouse'" Sunday Telegraph

Author description

Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he is the author of fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal and the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. Worldwide sales of his books now stand at 70 million, and they have been translated into thirty-seven languages.

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General Fields

  • : 9780552166669
  • : Random House
  • : Corgi
  • : September 2012
  • : 198mm X 127mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 432
  • : Terry Pratchett; Ben Aaranovitch (Introduction by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 1212
  • : English
  • : 823.92