But, of course, daring, where nothing goes as planned—and before vimes can even change his cardboard-soled boots for vacationer’s slippers, the gruff watch commander soon finds himself enmeshed in a fresh fiasco fraught with magic, this is Discworld®, cunning, and for the reader more than for poor Vimes endless hilarity.
Snuff: A Novel of Discworld #ad - . Did he really expect time off? as vimes himself says in Feet of Clay, “there’s some magical creature called ‘overtime, ’ only no one’s even seen its footprints. Following the new york times bestselling Unseen Academichals, Terry Pratchett delivers an enthralling new tale from a place of insuperable adventure: Discworld.
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Thud!: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Sharp to read where's My Cow? to Sam, Jr. But more than one corpse is waiting for Vimes in the eerie, summoning darkness of a labyrinthine mine network being secretly excavated beneath Ankh-Morpork's streets. With a troll club lying conveniently nearby. Commander sam vimes of the City Watch is aware of the importance of solving the Hamcrusher homicide without delay.
. Lately, grag hamcrusher, the influential dwarf, has been fomenting unrest among Ankh-Morpork's more diminutive citizens—a volatile situation made far worse when the pint-size provocateur is discovered bashed to death . Vimes's second most-pressing responsibility, in fact, next to always being home at six p.
Thud!: A Novel of Discworld #ad - M. Centuries later, each species still views the other with simmering animosity. And the deadly puzzle is pulling him deep into the muck and mire of superstition, hatred, and fear—and perhaps all the way to Koom Valley itself. Once, in a gods-forsaken hellhole called Koom Valley, trolls and dwarfs met in bloody combat.
Unseen Academicals: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Delivering the trademark insight and humor readers the world over have come to expect from “the purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse” Washington Post Book World, who are reknowned for many things—sagacity, magic, Unseen Academicals focuses on the wizards at Ankh-Morpork’s Unseen University, and their love of teatime—as they attempt to conquer athletics.
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Raising Steam Discworld Book 40Anchor #ad - The new discworld novel, the 40th in the series, sees the Disc's first train come steaming into town. Discworld's first steam engine has arrived, and once again Moist von Lipwig finds himself with a new and challenging job. Change is afoot in Ankh-Morpork.
Night Watch: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - This discworld is a darker place that Vimes remembers too well, fortune, three decades before his title, beloved wife, and impending first child. Sam vimes knows his duty, and by changing history he might just save some worthwhile necks—though it could cost him his own personal future. One moment, sir sam vimes is in his old patrolman form, chasing a sweet-talking psychopath across the rooftops of Ankh-Morpork.
Worst of all, it's the eve of a fabled street rebellion that needlessly destroyed more than a few good and not so good men. Worse still, the murderer he's pursuing has been transported back also. The next, he's lying naked in the street, having been sent back thirty years courtesy of a group of time-manipulating monks who won't leave well enough alone.
Night Watch: A Novel of Discworld #ad - Plus there's a chance to steer a novice watchman straight and teach him a valuable thing or three about policing, an impressionable young copper named Sam Vimes.
The Fifth Elephant: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Commander vimes of the Ankh-Morpork constabulary answers. After all, solving mysteries is his job. Everyone knows that the world is flat, and supported on the backs of four elephants. Even when he doesn't want to. It's up to the dauntless vimes -- bothered as usual by a familiar cast of Discworld inhabitants you know, dwarfs, werewolves, trolls, vampires and such -- to solve the puzzle of the missing pachyderm.
So where is it? . When duty calls. The one role he relishes; the other requires, well, ruby tights. He's been "invited" to attend a royal function as both detective and diplomat. An attempted assassination and a theft soon lead to a desperate chase from the low halls of Discworld royalty to the legendary fat mines of Uberwald, where lard is found in underground seams along with tusks and teeth and other precious ivory artifacts.
The Fifth Elephant: A Novel of Discworld #ad - . But weren't there supposed to be five? Indeed there were. Of course where cops even those clad in tights go, alas, crime follows. Which of course he does.
Making Money: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - But he'll soon be making lethal enemies as well as money, especially if he can't figure out where all the gold has gone. Amazingly, former arch-swindler-turned-Postmaster General Moist von Lipwig has somehow managed to get the woefully inefficient Ankh-Morpork Post Office running like. However, a request from ankh-morpork's current ruling tyrant isn't a "request" per se, more like a "once-in-a-lifetime-offer-you-can-certainly-refuse-if-you-feel-you've-lived-quite-long-enough.
So moist will just have to learn to deal with elderly Royal Bank chairman Topsy née Turvy Lavish and her two loaded crossbows, a face-lapping Mint manager, and a chief clerk who's probably a vampire. Now the supreme despot Lord Vetinari is asking Moist if he'd like to make some real money. Well, not like a government office at all.
Making Money: A Novel of Discworld #ad - Vetinari wants moist to resuscitate the venerable Royal Mint—so that perhaps it will no longer cost considerably more than a penny to make a penny. Moist doesn't want the job.
Jingo: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - Even the ones on his own side. Unfortunately, the historically disputed lump of land called Leshp is once again floating directly between Ankh-Morpork and the city of Al-Khali on the coast of Klatch -- which is spark enough to ignite that glorious internationalpastime called "war. Pressed into patriotic service, commander sam Vimes thinks he should be leading his loyal watchmen, female watchdwarf, and lady werewolf into battle against local malefactors rather than against uncomfortably well-armed strangers in the Klatchian desert.
And lock them away before they can do any real damage. But war is, after all, simply the greatest of all crimes -- and it's Sir Samuel's sworn duty to seek out criminal masterminds wherever they may be hiding. It isn't much of an island that rises up one moonless night from the depths of the Circle Sea -- just a few square miles of silt and some old ruins.
I Shall Wear Midnight Discworld Book 38HarperCollins #ad - Aided by the tiny-but-tough wee free Men, Tiffany faces a dire challenge, for if she falls, the whole Chalk falls with her. Tiffany must find the source of unrest and defeat the evil at its root. The fourth in a series of Discworld novels starring the young witch Tiffany Aching. As the witch of the chalk, Tiffany Aching performs the distinctly unglamorous work of caring for the needy.
But someone—or something—is inciting fear, generating dark thoughts and angry murmurs against witches.
Feet of Clay: A Novel of DiscworldHarperCollins e-books #ad - The anger of a fearful populace is already being dangerously channeled toward the city's small community of golems -- the mindless, absurdlyindustrious creatures of baked clay who can occasionally be found toiling in the city's factories. And certain highly placed personages are using the unrest as an excuse to resurrect a monarchy -- which would be bad enough even if the "king" they were grooming wasn't as empty-headed as your typical animated pottery.
It's murder in discworld! -- which ordinarily is no big deal. But what bothers watch commander sir sam Vimes is that the unusual deaths of three elderly Ankh-Morporkians do not bear the clean, efficient marks of the Assassins' Guild. All vimes has are some tracks of white clay and more of those bothersome "clue" things that only serve to muck up an investigation.
Feet of Clay: A Novel of Discworld #ad - . An apparent lack of any motive is also quitetroubling.
The Shepherd's Crown Discworld Book 41HarperCollins #ad - Now tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad. As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. Her land. There will be a reckoning. To protect the land. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength.
This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. The final discworld® novel. Terry pratchett's final Discworld novel, and the fifth to feature the witch Tiffany Aching. A shivering of worldsdeep in the Chalk, something is stirring.