Tales of Discworld Pyramids Moving Pictures and Small Gods Dust jacket notes When readers visit the Discworld they re most likely to end up in the odiferous city of Ankh Morpork or the magic filled land of Lancre But in this three in one volume you get to e

  • Title: Tales of Discworld (Pyramids, Moving Pictures and Small Gods)
  • Author: Terry Pratchett
  • ISBN: 9780739413913
  • Page: 268
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Dust jacket notes When readers visit the Discworld, they re most likely to end up in the odiferous city of Ankh Morpork or the magic filled land of Lancre But in this three in one volume, you get to explore other places of interest on this tasty little pizza shaped planet Places like the tiny but ancient kingdom of Djelibeybi, which boasts pyramids per triangularDust jacket notes When readers visit the Discworld, they re most likely to end up in the odiferous city of Ankh Morpork or the magic filled land of Lancre But in this three in one volume, you get to explore other places of interest on this tasty little pizza shaped planet Places like the tiny but ancient kingdom of Djelibeybi, which boasts pyramids per triangular foot than any other Holy Wood, a ghostly repository of celluloid dreams and terrors and Omnia, desert home of a people dedicated to the Great God Om.

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    1. Terry Pratchett

      Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, The Color of Magic, in 1983 In 1987, he turned to writing full time There are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children The first of these, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal A non Discworld book, Good Omens, his 1990 collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early 2006 it is also available as a mass market paperback Harper Torch, 2006 and trade paperback Harper Paperbacks, 2006 In 2008, Harper Children s published Terry s standalone non Discworld YA novel, Nation Terry published Snuff in October 2011 Regarded as one of the most significant contemporary English language satirists, Pratchett has won numerous literary awards, was named an Officer of the British Empire for services to literature in 1998, and has received honorary doctorates from the University of Warwick in 1999, the University of Portsmouth in 2001, the University of Bath in 2003, the University of Bristol in 2004, Buckinghamshire New University in 2008, the University of Dublin in 2008, Bradford University in 2009, the University of Winchester in 2009, and The Open University in 2013 for his contribution to Public Service.In Dec of 2007, Pratchett disclosed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease On 18 Feb, 2009, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.He was awarded the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award in 2010.Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March 2015.

    994 thoughts on “Tales of Discworld (Pyramids, Moving Pictures and Small Gods)”

    1. This omnibus was a collection of three of Mr. Pratchett's books: Pyramids, Moving Pictures, and Small Gods. Pyramids was interesting in that the main character was adamant that he didn't want to be the King after his father passed, and yet, when his kingdom disappeared, he did whatever it took to get it back. It's the nice philosophy of 'you don't know what you've got until it's gone'. Moving Pictures was an amusing look at the film industry (and I just loved how Mr. Pratchett didn't even try to [...]


    2. This book has Pyramids, Moving Pictures and Small Gods in it. I have already read and reviewed the first two elsewhere. I read this one for Small Gods. I am happy the way it ended, and there was lots of thought provoking stuff along the way, but I just don't enjoy stories with so much religion in them. Of these three books, I think I liked Moving Pictures the best.



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