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Terry Pratchett

(°1948 - †2015)

Uitgaves

  • Colour of Magic - Illustrated Screenplay, The

    The Discworld is flat and rides through space on the backs of Berilia, Tubul, Great P'Thon and Jerakeen, the four elephants who stand in turn on the back of Great A'Tuin, the giant turtle. And this is where it all starts, with the naive tourist Twoflower and his incompetent and cynical guide, the wizard... [meer]

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  • Art of Discworld, The

    The Discworld floats through space on the backs of four elephants standing on a giant turtle (once there were five elephants, but that's another story). It's a world bursting with magic, a land of contrasts and extremes, from the bustling metropolis of Ankh-Morpork, the oldest city on the Disc (now ruled... [meer]

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  • Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, The

    It's not a game any more . . . Every town on Discworld knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice - a streetwise tomcat - leads a band of educated ratty friends (and a stupid kid) on a nice little earner. Piper plus rats equals lots and lots of money. Until they run across someone playing... [meer]

  • Last Hero, The

    He's been a legend in his own lifetime. He can remember the great days of high adventure. He can remember when a hero didn't have to worry about fences and lawyers and cicilisation. He can remember when people didn't tell you off for killing dragons. But he can't always remember, these days, where... [meer]

  • Thief of Time

    It was only a matter of time before Terry Pratchett would win the minds and hearts of America. Already a worldwide sensation and Great Britain's indisputable number one author, this intellectually audacious and effortlessly hilarious writer sold more hardcover books in the United Kingdom during the previous... [meer]

  • Thief of Time

    Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on the Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like the underwater - how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities, where there's never enough time. But... [meer]

  • Truth, The
    Truth, The (2000)

    William de Worde is the accidental editor of the Discworld'd first newspaper. Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist's life - people who want him dead, a recovering vampire with a suicidal fascination for flash photography, some more people who want him dead in a different way and,... [meer]

  • Death's Domain

    Everyone needs a place to relax after a long day, after all. So here is the place where the Grim Reaper can kick back and take the load off his scythe. Here's the golf course that's not so much crazy as insane, and the useless maze, and the dark gardens - all brought (incongruously) to life. And here,... [meer]

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  • Fifth Elephant, The

    Running time: 11 hours 55 minutes. Sam Vimes is a man on the run. Yesterday he was a duke, a chief of police and the ambassador to the mysterious fat-rich country of Uberwald. Now he has nothing but his native wit and the gloomy trousers of Uncle Vanya (don't ask). It's snowing. It's freezing. And if... [meer]

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  • Fifth Elephant, The

    Sam Vimes is a man on the run. Yesterday he was a duke, a chief of police and the ambassador to the mysterious fat-rich country of Uberwald. Now he has nothing but his gloomy trousers of Uncle Vanya. If he doesn't make it through the forest to civilization, there's going to be a terrible war. But... [meer]

  • Carpe Jugulum

    It is rare and splendid event when an author is elevated from the underground into the international literary establishment. In the case of England's best-known and best-loved modern satirist, that event has been long overdue. Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent Discworld novels satirize and celebrate... [meer]

  • Carpe Jugulum

    Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be a priest. He thought he'd come to the mountain kingdom of Lancre for a simple little religious ceremony. Now he's caught up in a war between vampires and witches, and he's not sure there is a right side. There're the witches - young Agnes, who is really... [meer]

  • Last Continent, The

    IT'S THE DISCWORLD'S LAST CONTINENT AND IT'S GOING TO DIE IN A FEW DAYS, EXCEPT... Who is this hero striding across the red desert? Sheep shearer, beer drinker, bush ranger, and someone who'll even eat a Meat Pie Floater when he's sober. A man in a hat whose luggage follows him on little legs. Yes,... [meer]

  • Tourist Guide to Lancre, A

    Not only an artistic and breathtaking view of Lancre but also an interesting and informative guide to one of the Discworld's more, er, picturesque kingdoms. Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick live there. Lancre could hardly be somewhere ordinary, could it? Magic glues the Discworld together... [meer]

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  • Jingo
    Jingo (1997)

    Discworld goes to war, with armies of sardines, warriors, fishermen, squid and at least one very camp follower. As two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch faces unpleasant foes who are out to get him... and that's just the people on his side. The enemy might be even worse. Jingo,... [meer]

  • Feet of Clay

    The Nineteenth Discworld Novel. There's a werewolf with pre-lunar tension in Ankh-Morpork. And a dwarf with attitude and a golem who's begun to think for itself. But for Commander Vimes, Head of Ankh-Morpork City Watch, that's only the start... There's treason in the air. A crime has happened. He's... [meer]

  • Hogfather
    Hogfather (1996)

    The Twentieth Discworld Novel. It's the night before Hogwatch. And it's too quiet. Where is the big jolly fat man? Why is Death creeping down chimneys and trying to say Ho Ho Ho? The darkest night of the year is getting a lot darker... Susan the gothic governess has got to sort it out by morning,... [meer]

  • Discworld Mapp, The

    They said it couldn't be done. Well, it has been done, proving them wrong once again. After years of research, cunningly contrived in as many minutes, the Discworld has its map. It takes full account of the historic and much documented expeditions of the Discworld's fêted (or at least fated) explorers:... [meer]

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  • Maskerade
    Maskerade (1995)

    The Eighteenth Discworld Novel. The show must go on, as murder, music and mayhem run riot in the night... The Opera House, Ankh Morpork... a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by a strangely-familiar evil mastermind in a hideously-deformed dress... At... [meer]

  • Interesting Times

    The Seventeenth Discworld Novel. Mighty battles! Revolution! Death! War! (And his sons Terror and Panic, and daughter Clancy. The oldest and most inscrutable empire on the Discworld is in turmoil, brought about by the revolutionary treatise What I did on My Holidays. Workers are uniting, with nothing... [meer]

  • Soul Music
    Soul Music (1994)

    The Sixteenth Discworld Novel. Other children get given xylophones. Susan just had to ask her grandfather to take his vest off. Yes. There's a Death in the family. It's hard to grow up normally when Grandfather rides a white horse and wields a scythe - especially when you have to take over the family... [meer]

  • Lords and Ladies

    The Fourteenth Discworld Novel. The fairies are back - but this time they don't just want your teeth... Granny Weatherwax and her tiny coven are up against real elves. It's Midsummer Night. No time for dreaming... With full supporting cast of dwarfs, wizards, trolls, Morris dancers and one orang-utan.... [meer]

  • Men at Arms

    The Fifteenth Discworld Novel. 'Be a MAN in the City Watch! The City Watch needs MEN!' But what it's got includes Corporal Carrot (technically a dwarf), Lance-constable Cuddy (really a dwarf), Lance-contable Detritus (a troll), Lance-constable Angua (a woman... most of the time) and Corporal Nobbs (disqualifief... [meer]

  • Small Gods
    Small Gods (1992)

    Brutha is the Chosen One. His god has spoken to him, admittedly while currently in the shape of a tortoise. Brutha is a simple lad. He can't read. He can't write. He's pretty good at growing melons. And his wants are few. He wants to overthrow a huge and corrupt church. He wants to prevent a horribly... [meer]

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  • Small Gods
    Small Gods (1992)

    The Thirdteenth Discworld Novel. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was Hey, you!. For Brutha the novice is the Chosen One, and all he wants is peace, justice and brotherly love. He also wants the Inquisition to stop torturing him now, please.... [meer]

  • Reaper Man
    Reaper Man (1991)

    Already a #1 bestselling author in England, Pratchett now gives his U.S. fans another taste of his tremendous talent in this fast-paced novel about the dark and mysterious man we call Death. When Death begins to question the P's and Q's of his job, he is officially retired, which leads to the kind of... [meer]

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  • Reaper Man
    Reaper Man (1991)

    The Tenth Discworld Novel. Death is missing - presumed... er... gone. Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an important public service is withdrawn. Meanwhile, on a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is turning out to be really good with a scythe. There's a harvest to be... [meer]

  • Witches Abroad

    'Things have to come to an end, see. That's how it works when you turn the world into stories. You should never have done that. You shouldn't treat people like they was characters, like they was things. But if you do, then you've got to know where the story ends.' It seemed an easy job... After all,... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Witches Abroad

    The Twelfth Discworld Novel. It seemed an easy job... After all, how difficult could it be to make sure that a servant girl doesn't marry a prince? But for the witches Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Margrat Garlick, travelling to the distant city of Genua, things are never that simple... Servant girls... [meer]

  • Diggers (The Bromeliad Trilogy Book 2)

    The nomes are ready for their Bright New Dawn! But the trouble with Bright New Dawns is that they're usually followed by cloudy days. With scattered showers. Life Outside the Store is much colder than the four-inch-tall nomes expected. And there aren't any walls . . . it's all very unsettling. Still,... [meer]

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  • Eric
    Eric (1990)

    Terry Pratchett's hilarious take on the Faust legend stars many of the Discworld's most popular characters. 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... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Eric
    Eric (1990)

    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. The usual stuff. But what he gets is Rincewind, the Disc's most incompetent... [meer]

  • Eric
    Eric (1990)

    Eric is the Discworld's only demonology hacker. Pity he's not very good at it. All he wants is his three wishes granted. Nothing fancy - to be immortal, rule the world, have the most beautiful woman in the world fall madly in love with him. The usual stuff. But instead of a tractable demon, he calls... [meer]

  • Moving Pictures

    The alchemists of the Discworld have discovered the magic of the silver screen. But what is the dark secret of Holy Wood hill? It's up to Victor Tugelbend ("Can't sing. Can't dance. Can handle a sword a little.") and Theda Withel ("I come from a little town you've probably never heard of") to find... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Moving Pictures

    The Ninth Discworld Novel. The alchemists of the Discworld have discovered the magic of the silver screen. But what is the dark secret of Holy Wood hill? It's up to Victor Tugelbend (Can't sing. Can't dance. Can handle a sword a little) and Theda Withel (I come from a little town... [meer]

  • Wings (The Bromeliad Trilogy Book 3)

    Somewhere out there, The Ship is waiting to take them home... Here's what Masklin has to do: Find Grandson Richard Arnold (a human!). Get from England to Florida (possibly steal jet plane for this purpose, as that con't be harder than stealing the truck). Find a way to the "launch" of a "communications... [meer]

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  • Guards! Guards!

    The Eleventh Discworld Novel. This is where the dragons went. They lie... not dead, not asleep, but... dormant. And although the space they occupy isn't like normal space, nevertheless they are packed in tightly. They could put you in mind of a can of sardines, if you thought sardines were huge and... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Guards! Guards!

    This is where the dragons went. They lie ... not dead, not asleep, but ... dormant. And although the space they occupy isn't like normal space, nevertheless they are packed in tightly. They could put you in mind of a can of sardines, if you thought sardines were huge and scaly. And presumably, somewhere,... [meer]

  • Pyramids
    Pyramids (1989)

    It isn't easy being a teenage pharaoh. You're not allowed to carry money, uninhibited women peel your grapes for you, everyone thinks you're responsible for making the sun rise and the corn grow, you keep dreaming of seven thin cows and seven fat cows, and on top of everything else, the Great Pyramid... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Pyramids
    Pyramids (1989)

    The Seventh Discworld Novel. Being trained by the Assassin's Guild in Ankh-Morpork did not fit Teppic for the task assigned to him by fate. He inherited the throne of the desert kingdom of Djelibeybi rather earlier than he expected (his father wasn't too happy about it either), but that was only the... [meer]

  • Truckers (The Bromeliad Trilogy Book 1)

    Under the floorboards of the Store is a world of four-inch-tall nomes that humans never see. It is commonly known among these nomes that Arnold Bros. created the Store for them to live in, and he declared: "Everything Under One Roof." Therefore there can be no such thing as Outside. It just makes sense.... [meer]

  • Sourcery
    Sourcery (1988)

    A sourcerer is born - a wizard so powerful that by comparison all other magic is just mucking about in pointy hats - and his very existence brings the Discworld to the very verge of all-out thaumaturgical war.* All that stands in the way is Rincewind, the failed magician, who wants to save the world,... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Sourcery
    Sourcery (1988)

    The Fifth Discworld novel. There was an eight son of an eight son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However (for reasons we'd better not go into), he had seven sons. And then he had an eight son... a wizard squared... a source of magic... a Sourcerer.... [meer]

  • Wyrd Sisters

    Here is another entry in Pratchett's fabulously successful, entertaining, funny and insightful Discworld series. As the great space turtle, Atuin, carries the disc through the universe, three witches on it become involved with local politics when a mad duke assassinates the good king, whose son escapes.... [meer]

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  • Wyrd Sisters

    The Sixth Discworld Novel. Witches are not by nature gregarious, and they certainly don't have leaders. Granny Weatherwax was the most highly-regarded of the leaders they didn't have. But even she found that meddling in royal politics was a lot more difficult than certain playwrights would have you ... [meer]

  • Dunne Hein
    Dunne Hein (1987)

    Deel 4 in de Schijfwereld-romanserie. Dunne Hein is een onnozele, talentloze bonestaak en zijn vader is blij wanneer hij een baantje voor hem vindt als leerjongen van De Dood. Maar Hein blijkt ook al niet de gave te bezitten om zielen de wereld uit te leiden. Sterker, wanneer de aantrekkelijke prinses... [meer]

  • Equal Rites

    Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to the likes of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen. In Equal Rites, a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son, who... [meer]

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  • Equal Rites

    The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was to pass on his staff of power to the eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately for his colleagues in the chauvinistic (not to say misogynistic) world of magic, he failed to check on the new-born baby's sex... This... [meer]

  • Meidezeggenschap

    Deel 3 in de Schijfwereld-romanserie. Dit verhaal gaat over toverij en waar die heen gaat en vandaan komt en waarom dan wel, al heeft het niet de pretentie een antwoord te geven op al die vragen... Niettemin kan het helpen verklaren waarom Gandalf nooit getrouwd is en waarom Merlijn een man was. Omdat... [meer]

  • Mort
    Mort (1987)

    Mort, like many teenagers, is gangly, unpromising, and struggling with a menial job - in his case, as Death's apprentice. He can barely handle his simple task of ushering souls out of Discworld, but he really screws up when he meets the beautiful Princess Keli, who is scheduled to be assassinated. Going... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Mort
    Mort (1987)

    Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job. After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted. However, he soon found that romantic longings did not mix easily with the responsibilities of being Death's apprentice...... [meer]

  • Light Fantastic, The

    The Great A'Tuin, the heroic turtle who supports the weight of the entire Discworld, not to mention four giant elephants, swims through the galaxy day and night with the burden of being the only creature who knows exactly where the universe is going. Philosophers have long debated where this is, and... [meer]

    audiobook
  • Light Fantastic, The

    As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld has only one possible saviour. Unfortunately, this happens to be the singularly inept and cowardly wizard called Rincewind, who was last seen falling off the edge of the world...... [meer]

  • Wonderbare licht, Dat

    Deel 2 in de Schijfwereld-romanserie. Als de schijfwereld met een kwaadaardige rode ster in botsing dreigt te komen, is er maar van één kant redding mogelijk. Helaas komt die toevallig van de buitengewoon onbekwame en laffe tovenaar genaamd Rinzwind, die het laatst werd gezien toen hij van de rand... [meer]

  • Colour of Magic, The

    Discworld, a world where magic works - sometimes. A world of gods, wizards, heroes, and dragons. A world where the first tourist decides to visit the city of Ankh-Morpork for fun. Twoflower is the innocent at large and all of Ankh-Morpork is queuing up to fleece him.... [meer]

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  • Colour of Magic, The

    The First Discworld Novel. On a world supported on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown), a gleeful, explosive, wickedly eccentric expedition sets out. There's an avaricious but inept wizard, a naive tourist whose luggage moves on hundreds of dear little legs, dragons who only exist if you believe... [meer]

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