The Wit & Wisdom of Discworld

The Wit & Wisdom of Discworld

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'A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.' From, The Fifth Elephant. 'Inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened.' From, Moving Pictures. The Discworld is filled with a vast and diverse population - from witches to vampires and from the fiendish to the foolish, it is a world in which magical books can devour the unsuspecting, and Death can escape to the country for some time off. The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld is a collection of the wittiest, pithiest and wisest quotations from this extraordinary universe, dealing one-by-one with each book in the canon. Guaranteed to transport you back to your favourite or forgotten Discworld moments it is the perfect book for die-hard Pratchett fans, as well as anyone coming to the Discworld for the first time.
Publisher: London, England : Doubleday, 2007.
ISBN: 9780385611770
Characteristics: 304 p. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Briggs, Stephen 1951-
Alternative Title: Wit and wisdom of Discworld

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mcwinter
May 29, 2014

It's always a little strange to see how other people experience a book, especially when it's so different from your own experience. Some of the quotes were things I wouldn't have picked myself, but they still made me want to go back through Discworld one more time.

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DENNIS HENLEY
May 23, 2014

This is a like a "Coming Attractions" reel for Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. If you haven't read any of the novels, this may entice you into the Discworld. If you have, you'll probably want to reread your favorites.

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