Of course, the last thing anyone needs is a squeamish Grim Reaper and soon his Discworld bosses have sent him off with best wishes and a well-earned gold watch. Now death is having the time of his life, finding greener pastures where he can put his scythe to a whole new use. But like every cutback in an important public service, for those whose time was supposed to be up, DEATH's demise soon leads to chaos and unrest -- literally, like Windle Poons.
Reaper Man: A Novel of Discworld #ad - They say there are only two things you can count on. But that was before DEATH started pondering the existential.
Moving Pictures: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - He can't sing, he can't dance, but he can handle a sword sort of, and now he wants to be a star. Hearing the siren call of Holy Wood is one Victor Tugelbend, a would-be wizard turned extra. This time, they've discovered how to get gold from silver -- the silver screen that is. And they're definitely not ready for their close-up!
Discworld's pesky alchemists are up to their old tricks again. Holy wood's magic is drifting out into the boundaries of the universes, the might-bes, the could-have-beens, where raw realities, the never-weres, the wild ideas are beginning to ferment into a really stinky brew. So does theda withel, an ambitious ingénue from a little town where else? you've probably never heard of.
Moving Pictures: A Novel of Discworld #ad - But the click click of moving pictures isn't just stirring up dreams inside Discworld. It's up to victor and gaspode the wonder Dog a star if ever one was born! to rein in the chaos and bring order back to a starstruck Discworld.
Witches Abroad: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - The trouble really begins once these reluctant foster-godmothers arrive in Genua and must outwit their power-hungry counterpart who'll stop at nothing to achieve a proper "happy ending"—even if it means destroying a kingdom. Be careful what you wish for. Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother named desiderata who had a good heart, a wise head, and poor planning skills—which unforunately left the Princess Emberella in the care of her other not quite so good and wise godmother when DEATH came for Desiderata.
So now it's up to magrat garlick, granny weatherwax, and Nanny Ogg to hop on broomsticks and make for far-distant Genua to ensure the servant girl doesn't marry the Prince. But the road to genua is bumpy, and falling house well this is a fairy tale, and along the way the trio of witches encounters the occasional vampire, werewolf, after all.
Soul Music: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Well almost. In this finger-snapping, death, and rocks that roll, toe-tapping tale of youth, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett once again demonstrates the wit and genius that have propelled him to the highest echelons of parody next to Mark Twain, and Carl Hiaasen. The progeny of death's adopted daughter and his apprentice, she shows real talent for the trade.
When her dear old granddad -- the Grim Reaperhimself -- goes missing, Susan takes over the family business. Determined to devote his life to music, the unlucky fellow soon finds that all his dreams are coming true. That is until a little string in her heart goes "twang. With a head full of dreams and a pocketful of lint, Imp the Bard lands in Ankh-Morpork, yearning to become a rock star.
Mort: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - The position is everything Mort thought he'd ever wanted, until he discovers that this perfect job can be a killer on his love life. Terry pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels are consistent number one bestseller in England, Douglas Adams, where they have catapulted him into the highest echelons of parody next to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Carl Hiaasen.
In this discworld installment, death comes to Mort with an offer he can't refuse -- especially since being, well, dead isn't compulsory. As death's apprentice, he'll have free board and lodging, use of the company horse, and he won't need time off for family funerals.
Eric: Discworld: The Unseen University Collection Discworld series Book 9Gollancz #ad - Eric calls up a demon to grant him three wishes - but what he gets is the Discworld's most incompetent wizard. Eric is the Discworld's only demonology hacker. All he wants is the usual three wishes: to be immortal, rule the world and have the most beautiful woman fall madly in love with him. The trouble is, he's not very good at it.
The usual stuff. But what he gets is rincewind, the Disc's most incompetent wizard, and Rincewind's Luggage the world's most dangerous travel accessory into the bargain. Terry pratchett's hilarious take on the faust legend stars many of the Discworld's most popular characters in an outrageous adventure that will leave Eric wishing once more - this time, quite fervently, that he'd never been born.
Small Gods: Discworld Novel, AHarperCollins e-books #ad - A small god, to be sure. Where the strangest things happen to the nicest people. Like brutha, a simple lad who only wants to tend his melon patch. The thirteenth novel in the Discworld series from New York Times bestselling author Terry Pratchett. Lost in the chill deeps of space between the galaxies, it sails on forever, a flat, circular world carried on the back of a giant turtle— Discworld —a land where the unexpected can be expected.
But bossy as Hell. Until one day he hears the voice of a god calling his name.
Lords and Ladies: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Magic and mischief are afoot, threatening to spoil the royal wedding of King Verence and his favorite witch, Magrat Garlick. But music and romance aren't the only things filling the air. Invaded by some fairie Trash, soon it won't be only champagne that's flowing through the streets. Although they may feature witches and wizards, vampires and dwarves, along with the occasional odd human, Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld novels are grounded firmly in the modern world.
Taking humorous aim at all our foibles, each novel reveals our true character and nature. It's a dreamy midsummer's night in the Kingdom of Lancre.
Pyramids: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - And to top it all off, the adolescent pharaoh discovers deceit, betrayal—not to mention a headstrong handmaiden—at the heart of his realm. Sometimes being a god is no fun at all. Pyramids is the seventh book in the award-winning comic fantasy Discworld series by Terry Pratchett. In pyramids, you'll discover the tale of teppic, a student at the Assassin’s Guild of Ankh-Morpok and prince of the tiny kingdom of Djelibeybi, thrust into the role of pharaoh after his father’s sudden death.
. First, there's the monumental task of building a suitable resting place for Dad -- a pyramid to end all pyramids. It's bad enough being new on the job, but Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is supposed to do. Then there are the myriad administrative duties, sacred crocodiles, such as dealing with mad priests, and marching mummies.
Guards! Guards!: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Welcome to guards! guards!, the eighth book in Terry Pratchett’s legendary Discworld series. 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.
. How did it get there? how is the unique and supreme lodge of the elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night involved? Can the Ankh-Morpork City Watch restore order – and the Patrician of Ankh-Morpork to power?Magic, mayhem, and a marauding dragon. Who could ask for anything more? .
Men at Arms: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - An ancient document has just revealed that Ankh-Morpork, ruled for decades by Disorganized crime, has a secret sovereign! And his name is Carrott. It's a big job, particularly for an adopted dwarf. But an even bigger job awaits. A young dwarf's dream corporal carrot has been promoted! He's now in charge of the new recruits guarding Ankh-Morpork, unlicensed Thieves, Miscellaneous Marauders, Discworld's greatest city, from Barbarian Tribes, and such.
And so begins the most awesome epic encounter of all time, an ancient sword's magic, or at least all afternoon, in which the fate of a city—indeed of the universe itself!—depends on a young man's courage, and a three-legged poodle's bladder.