A stroke of the pen

by Terry Pratchett | 26 September 2024
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THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER A truly unmissable, beautifully illustrated collection of unearthed stories from the pen of Sir Terry Pratchett, creator of the phenomenally successful Discworld series. INCLUDES THE NEWLY DISCOVERED SHORT STORY 'A treasure trove glistening with lost gems' Financial Times From one of the world's best-loved storytellers, a truly unmissable collection of rediscovered stories, written under a pseudonym in the 1970s and 80s. These early tales hint at the worlds Terry would go on to create, containing all his trademark wit, satirical wisdom and fantastic imagination. Meet Og the inventor, the first caveman to cultivate fire, as he discovers the highs and lows of progress; haunt the Ministry of Nuisances with the defiant evicted ghosts of Pilgarlic Towers; visit Blackbury, a small market town with weird weather and an otherworldly visitor; and go on a dangerous quest through time and space with hero Kron, which begins in the ancient city of Morpork. 'A new Pratchett! Clear the bestseller decks: this book is heading for the top' Guardian 'This delightful collection is inventive, entertaining and a little quirky, often with a twisty end' Independent
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THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER A truly unmissable, beautifully illustrated collection of unearthed stories from the pen of Sir Terry Pratchett, creator of the phenomenally successful Discworld series. INCLUDES THE NEWLY DISCOVERED SHORT STORY 'A treasure trove glistening with lost gems' Financial Times From one of the world's best-loved storytellers, a truly unmissable collection of rediscovered stories, written under a pseudonym in the 1970s and 80s. These early tales hint at the worlds Terry would go on to create, containing all his trademark wit, satirical wisdom and fantastic imagination. Meet Og the inventor, the first caveman to cultivate fire, as he discovers the highs and lows of progress; haunt the Ministry of Nuisances with the defiant evicted ghosts of Pilgarlic Towers; visit Blackbury, a small market town with weird weather and an otherworldly visitor; and go on a dangerous quest through time and space with hero Kron, which begins in the ancient city of Morpork. 'A new Pratchett! Clear the bestseller decks: this book is heading for the top' Guardian 'This delightful collection is inventive, entertaining and a little quirky, often with a twisty end' Independent
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