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  • Published: 18 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552166607
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $24.99

The Light Fantastic

(Discworld Novel 2)




The second Discworld novel.

‘What shall we do?’ said Twoflower.
‘Panic?’ said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival.

When the very fabric of time and space are about to be put through the wringer – in this instance by the imminent arrival of a very large and determinedly oncoming meteorite - circumstances require a very particular type of hero. Sadly what the situation does not need is a singularly inept wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world. Equally it does not need one well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind of its own. Which is a shame because that’s all there is…

  • Pub date: 18 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552166607
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

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Praise for The Light Fantastic

“'He is a satirist of enormous talent..Incredibly funny, compulsively readable'”

The Times

“'He would be amusing in any form and his spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction'”

Daily Mail

“'Pure fantastic delight'”

Time Out

“'A true original among contemporary writers'”

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