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The Folklore of Discworld

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Description for The Folklore of Discworld Paperback. Includes material on the Discworld books up to Raising Steam. This title looks at the living myths and folklore that are reflected, celebrated and affectionately libelled in the imaginative universe of Discworld. Num Pages: 528 pages, b&w by Paul Kidby. BIC Classification: FZC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 33. Weight in Grams: 412.

NOW UPDATED to include material on the Discworld books up to Raising Steam.

Most of us grow up having always known to touch wood or cross our fingers, and what happens when a princess kisses a frog or a boy pulls a sword from a stone, yet sadly some of these things are now beginning to be forgotten. Legends, myths, fairytales: our world is made up of the stories we told ourselves about where we came from and how we got there. It is the same on Discworld, except that beings which on Earth are creatures of the imagination ... Read more

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About Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the bestselling Discworld series, the latest of which is Making Money. He was knighted for services to literature in 2009. Dr Jacqueline Simpson is a long-standing member and office-holder on the committee of the Folklore Society. Her publications include British Dragons, Folklore of Sussex, Scandinavian Folktales, and (with Jennifer Westwood) The Lore ... Read more

Reviews for The Folklore of Discworld
One of the most interesting and critically underrated novelists we have... The Folklore of Discworld - co-authored with the eminent folklorist Jacqueline Simpson - emphasises his irreverence and drollery
The Times
Pratchett is, like Mark Twain, or Jonathan Swift, not just a great writer but also an original thinker... funny, exciting, lighthearted and, like all the best comedy, ... Read more

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