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The Fifth Elephant: (Discworld #24)

The Fifth Elephant: (Discworld #24)

Author: Terry Pratchett
Series: Discworld Novels
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They say that diplomacy is a gentle art. That mastering it is a lifetime's work. But you do need a certain inclination in that direction. It's not something you can just pick up on the job. A few days ago Sam Vimes was a copper - an important copper, true - chief of police - but still, at his core, a policeman. But today he is an ambassador - to the mysterious, fat-rich country of Uberwald. Today, Sam Vimes is also a man on the run. 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 he can't make it through the forest to civilization there's going to be a terrible war. There are monsters on his trail. They're bright. They're fast. They're werewolves - and they're catching up.
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The twenty-fourth Discworld novel.
Author description
Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he is the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. Worldwide sales of his books now stand at over 75 million, and they have been translated into thirty-seven languages.
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General Fields

  • : 9780552167628
  • : Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • : Corgi Books
  • : October 2013
  • : 198mm X 127mm X 29mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2013
  • : books

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  • : 823.92
  • : 464
  • : Terry Pratchett
  • : Paperback