The Wee Free Men

The Wee Free Men : (Discworld Novel 30)

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There're a lot of edges, more than people know. Between life and death, this world and the next ...an' they need watchin' ...'There's trouble on the Wold, its boundaries weak since Granny Aching - the hag o' the hills - died. Now all there is to stop the nightmares from taking over is young Tiffany Aching, who's learning fast about duty, about responsibility and about who she is and what she is. Luckily she's got the help of the Nac Mac Feegle - a band of tiny, disreputable pictsies known as the Wee Free Men. They'll fight anything ...show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552157821
  • 9780552157827
  • 129,362

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"Funny, terrifying and enlightening and quite, quite brilliant" Starburst "Plenty to laugh at here, not least Pratchett's ability to put a 90 degree spin on the familiar" The Times "Teen witch Tiffany is one of [Terry Pratchett's] most formidable creations yet" Time Out "Ingenious melange of fantasy, action, humour, and sly bits of social commentary" Kirkus Reviewsshow more

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.show more

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"Ingenious mélange of fantasy, action, humour, and sly bits of social commentary"show more

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'There're a lot of edges, more than people know. Between life and death, this world and the next . . . an' they need watchin' . . .' There's trouble on the Wold, its boundaries weak since Granny Aching - the hag o' the hills - died. Now all there is to stop the nightmares from taking over is young Tiffany Aching, who's learning fast about duty, about responsibility and about who she is and what she is. Luckily she's got the help of the Nac Mac Feegle - a band of tiny, disreputable pictsies known as the Wee Free Men. They'll fight anything . . .show more

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