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. The trouble is, he's not very good at it. 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.
Moving Pictures: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - So does theda withel, an ambitious ingénue from a little town where else? you've probably never heard of. But the click click of moving pictures isn't just stirring up dreams inside Discworld. This time, they've discovered how to get gold from silver -- the silver screen that is. Holy wood's magic is drifting out into the boundaries of the universes, the never-weres, the might-bes, the could-have-beens, where raw realities, the wild ideas are beginning to ferment into a really stinky brew.
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. Discworld's pesky alchemists are up to their old tricks again. Hearing the siren call of Holy Wood is one Victor Tugelbend, a would-be wizard turned extra. He can't sing, but he can handle a sword sort of, he can't dance, and now he wants to be a star.
Moving Pictures: A Novel of Discworld #ad - And they're definitely not ready for their close-up! .
Pyramids: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - It's bad enough being new on the job, but Teppic hasn't a clue as to what a pharaoh is supposed to do. Pyramids is the seventh book in the award-winning comic fantasy Discworld series by Terry Pratchett. In pyramids, a student at the assassin’s guild of ankh-Morpok and prince of the tiny kingdom of Djelibeybi, you'll discover the tale of Teppic, thrust into the role of pharaoh after his father’s sudden death.
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. Then there are the myriad administrative duties, sacred crocodiles, such as dealing with mad priests, and marching mummies.
Pyramids: A Novel of Discworld #ad - First, there's the monumental task of building a suitable resting place for Dad -- a pyramid to end all pyramids.
Sourcery: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - But that’s not all… once upon a time, of course, there was an eighth son of an eighth son who was, a wizard. And this time, he’s brought the Luggage. And then he had an eighth son — a wizard squared that’s all the math, really. Who of course, was a source of magic — a sourcerer. Will the sourcerer lead the wizards to dominate all of Discworld? Or can Rincewind’s tiny band stave off the Apocalypse?
As if that wasn’t complicated enough, said wizard then had seven sons. Sourcery, and luggage, a hilarious mix of magic, mayhem, is the fifth book in Terry Pratchett's classic fantasy Discworld series. Rincewind, the legendarily inept wizard, has returned after falling off the edge of the world.
Interesting Times: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Chaos threatens to follow the impending demise of the Agatean Empire's current ruler. But when a request for a "great wizzard" arrives in Ankh-Morpork via carrier albatross from the faraway Counterweight Continent, it's he who's sent as emissary. Carnage is pretty much a given, since cohen the Barbarian and his extremely elderly Silver Horde are busily formulating their own plan for looting, er, pillaging, and, looking wistfully at girls.
However, rincewind firmly believes there are too many heroes already in the world, yet only one Rincewind. And, for some incomprehensible reason, someone believes Rincewind will have a mythic role in the war and wholesale bloodletting that will surely ensue. And he owes it to the world to keep that one alive for as long as possible.
Interesting Times: A Novel of Discworld #ad - May you live in interesting times" is the worst thing one can wish on a citizen of Discworld -- especially on the distinctly unmagical sorcerer Rincewind, who has had far too much perilous excitement in his life.
Guards! Guards!: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - 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? 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.
Witches Abroad: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - 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. 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.
Wyrd Sisters: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - But then there are those times they can't help it. As granny weatherwax is about to discover, though, it's a lot harder to stir up trouble in the castle than some theatrical types would have you think. Terry pratchett’s fantasy classic wyrd sisters, is the story of Granny Weatherwax, a novel in the Discworld series, the most highly regarded non-leader a coven of non-social witches could ever have.
Generally, these loners don't get involved in anything, mush less royal intrigue. Even when you've got a few unexpected spells up your sleeve. Granny weatherwax teams with two other witches — nanny ogg and margat Garlick - as an unlikely alliance to save a prince and restore him to the throne of Lancre, in a tale that borrows — or is it parodies — some of William Shakespeare's best-loved works.
Reaper Man: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - To get the fresh start he deserves, windle and the rest of Ankh-Morpork's undead and underemployed set off to find DEATH and save the world for the living and everybody else, of course. They say there are only two things you can count on. But that was before DEATH started pondering the existential. 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.
The oldest geezer in the entire faculty of unseen University -- home of magic, wizardry, and big dinners -- Windle was looking forward to a wonderful afterlife, not this boring been-there-done-that routine. Now death is having the time of his life, finding greener pastures where he can put his scythe to a whole new use.
Reaper Man: A Novel of Discworld #ad - But like every cutback in an important public service, DEATH's demise soon leads to chaos and unrest -- literally, for those whose time was supposed to be up, like Windle Poons.
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. 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, along with the occasional odd human, vampires and dwarves, 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. But music and romance aren't the only things filling the air.
The Last Continent: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - A professor is missing—but a search party is on the way! A bevy of senior wizards will follow the trail wherever it leads—even to the other side of Discworld, where the Last Continent, Fourecks, is under construction. Experience the terror as you encounter a Mad Dwarf, the Peach Butt, and the dreaded Meat Pie Floater.
Feel the passion as the denizens of the Last Continent learn what happens when rain falls and the rivers fill with water it spoils regattas, for one thing. Imagine a magical land where rain is but a myth and the ordinary is strange and the past and present run side by side. Something is amiss at Unseen Unversity, Ankh-Morpork's most prestigious i.
The Last Continent: A Novel of Discworld #ad - E. Only institution of higher learning. Thrill to the promise of next year's regatta, in remote, rustic Didjabringabeeralong. It'll be asolutely gujeroo no worries.