The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld

The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld


By (author) Terry Pratchett, By (author) Stephen Briggs

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  • Publisher: Corgi Books
  • Format: Paperback | 304 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 198mm x 28mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 3 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0552159468
  • ISBN 13: 9780552159463
  • Sales rank: 94,231

Product description

'A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores' - From, "The Fifth Elephant". 'Inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened' - From, "Moving Pictures". "The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld" is a collection of the wittiest, pithiest and wisest quotations from this extraordinary universe, dealing one-by-one with each book in the canon. Guaranteed to transport you back to your favourite or forgotten Discworld moments, it is the perfect book for die-hard Pratchett fans, as well as anyone coming to the Discworld for the first time.

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Author information

Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the bestselling Discworld series, the latest of which is Making Money. He was appointed OBE in 1998. Stephen Briggs has adapted a number of the Discworld novels for the theatre, as well as collaborating with Terry Pratchett on various books including Nanny Ogg's Cookbook, Death's Domain and The Streets of Ankh-Morpork.

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"When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror." -From, Small Gods "A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores."-From, The Fifth Elephant "From the Hardcover edition."