The Light Fantastic

The Light Fantastic : (Discworld Novel 2)

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What shall we do?' said Twoflower. 'Panic?' said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival. When the very fabric of time and space are about to be put through the wringer - in this instance by the imminent arrival of a very large and determinedly oncoming meteorite - circumstances require a very particular type of hero. Sadly what the situation does not need is a singularly inept wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world. Equally it does not need one well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind of its own. Which is a shame because that's all there is...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 20mm | 199.58g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552152595
  • 9780552152594
  • 65,406

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'He is a satirist of enormous talent..Incredibly funny, compulsively readable' - The Times. 'He would be amusing in any form and his spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction' - Daily Mail. 'Pure fantastic delight' - Time Out. 'A true original among contemporary writers' - The Times"
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About Terry Pratchett

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, 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. www.terrypratchett.co.uk.
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"'A true original among contemporary writers'"
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'What shall we do?' said Twoflower.
'Panic?' said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival.

When the very fabric of time and space are about to be put through the wringer - in this instance by the imminent arrival of a very large and determinedly oncoming meteorite - circumstances require a very particular type of hero. Sadly what the situation does not need is a singularly inept wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world. Equally it does not need one well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind of its own. Which is a shame because that's all there is...
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89,981 ratings
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4 41% (36,567)
3 25% (22,670)
2 4% (3,926)
1 0% (345)
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