I Shall Wear Midnight

I Shall Wear Midnight

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A man with no eyes. No eyes at all. Two tunnels in his head ...Somewhere - some time - there's a tangled ball of evil and spite, of hatred and malice, that has woken up. And it's waking up all the old stories too - stories about evil old witches ...I Shall Wear Midnight is the fourth Discworld title to feature witch Tiffany Aching and her tiny, fightin', boozin' pictsie friends, the Nac Mac Feegle (aka The Wee Free Men).show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 106 x 178 x 30mm | 240.4g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552555592
  • 9780552555593
  • 3,400

About Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing in the UK today. He is the acclaimed creator of the Discworld(R) series, the first title in which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Worldwide sales of his books are in excess of 65 million, and they have been translated into 36 languages. He has written a number of titles for younger readers, including The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, which won the Carnegie Medal in the UK, and Nation, which was a Printz Honor Book in the US. He was awarded an OBE in 1998, and a Knighthood in 2009 for his services to literature.show more

Review quote

"The real fun of Pratchett's books is the line-by-line inventiveness: the jokes, aphorisms and insights ... writing at the height of his powers, he makes us laugh a lot" Sunday Times "Tiffany Aching fans, who have been waiting for this novel since Wintersmith, should be ecstatic" Publishers Weekly - starred review "A perfect witch's spell of humour, action, character and issue." Daily Mail "A joy; an astonishingly vivid and brilliantly witty creation with breathtakingly dovetailed plotting" The School Librarian "Tiffany is one of [Pratchett's]most formidable creations yet" Time Outshow more

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A man with no eyes. No eyes at all. Two tunnels in his head . . . Somewhere – some time – there’s a tangled ball of evil and spite, of hatred and malice, that has woken up. And it’s waking up all the old stories too – stories about evil old witches . . . A terrific Discworld tale, filled with Terry Pratchett’s inimitable blend of wit, insight and magical storytelling. ‘Writing at the height of his powers, [Terry Pratchett] makes us laugh a lot’ Sunday Times ‘A passion for language, wordplay and puns bursts from the pages’ Daily Telegraph ‘Brilliantly funny dialogue, high peaks of imagination’ The Times www.terrypratchett.co.ukshow more

Review Text

"The real fun of Pratchett's books is the line-by-line inventiveness: the jokes, aphorisms and insights ... writing at the height of his powers, he makes us laugh a lot" Sunday Timesshow more