The Colour Of Magic

(Discworld Novel 1)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407034375
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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In the beginning there was...a turtle. Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different. Particularly as it’s carried though space on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown). It plays by different rules. But then, some things are the same everywhere. The Disc’s very existence is about to be threatened by a strange new blight: the world’s first tourist, upon whose survival rests the peace and prosperity of the land. Unfortunately, the person charged with maintaining that survival in the face of robbers, mercenaries and, well, Death, is a spectacularly inept wizard...

Die Farben der Magie

Ein Roman von der bizarren Scheibenwelt
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492972225
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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Seit mehr als dreißig Jahren begeistern Terry Pratchetts Romane von der bizarren Scheibenwelt Millionen Leser weltweit. Die neun ersten Scheibenweltbände zählen unbestritten zu den besten. Sie liegen nun vollständig neu bearbeitet und aktualisiert vom Originalübersetzer Andreas Brandhorst vor - mit Sammelcover und in einzigartiger Ausstattung, die das Regal jedes Fans zum Pratchett-Schrein werden lässt.

The Discworld Graphic Novels

The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061685968
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Page: 272
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In a distant and second-hand set of dimensions, in an astral plane that was never meant to fly . . . Imagine a flat world, sitting on the backs of four elephants who hurtle through space balanced on a giant turtle. The Discworld is a place (and a time) parallel to our own—but also very different. That is the setting for Terry Pratchett's phenomenally successful Discworld series, which now celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary. The Discworld Graphic Novels presents the very first two volumes of this much-loved series in graphic novel form. First published fifteen years ago, these fully illustrated versions are now issued for the first time in hardback. Introduced here are the bizarre misadventures of Twoflower, the Discworld's first ever tourist, and possibly—portentously—its last, and his guide Rincewind, the spectacularly inept wizard. Not to mention the Luggage, which has a mind of its own.

Das Erbe des Zauberers

Ein Roman von der bizarren Scheibenwelt
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492972292
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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Als der Magier Drum Billet seinen Zauberstab gemäß guter Sitte an den achten Sohn eines achten Sohnes übergeben will, macht er einen folgenschweren Fehler: Denn das Neugeborene ist ein Mädchen, und diesen ist der Zutritt zur Unsichtbaren Universität verwehrt. Nun kann nur noch Oma Wetterwachs den Zauberern in Sachen Gleichberechtigung auf die Sprünge helfen...

Gevatter Tod

Ein Roman von der bizarren Scheibenwelt
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492972217
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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Bevor der Tod in seinen wohlverdienten Urlaub aufbricht, stellt er den jungen Lehrling Mort als Vertreter ein. Mort hat alle Hände voll zu tun: Überall auf der Scheibenwelt ist seine Sense gefragt, und es gehört zum guten Ton, dass Könige, Zauberer und andere wichtige Persönlichkeiten vor deren Ableben persönlich besucht werden. Doch dann trifft Mort auf eine junge Prinzessin, die Opfer eines Attentats werden soll. Mort rettet sie und bringt damit nicht nur Tods Plan, sondern das gesamte Gefüge der Scheibenwelt durcheinander...

Der Zauberhut

Ein Roman von der bizarren Scheibenwelt
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492972233
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Die Scheibenwelt gerät in größte Gefahr, als der junge Münze, achter Sohn eines Magiers, den Vorsitz an der Unsichtbaren Universität an sich reißt. Der Zauberhut, magisches Relikt und Zierde des Erzkanzlers, muss vor dem neuen Herrscher in Sicherheit gebracht werden. Doch ausgerechnet der tolpatschige Rincewind wird für dieses Vorhaben auserwählt. Und gemeinsam mit der schönen Barbarenfriseuse Conina schlittert er in ein haarsträubendes Abenteuer...

Nanny Oggs Kochbuch

ein überraschend nützlicher Almanach mit erstaunlichen Rezepten aus Terry Pratchetts Scheibenwelt ; enthält Rezepte; altertümliche Weisheiten; nützliche Lebenserfahrungen; gute Ratschläge für junge Leute, die an der Schwelle des Abenteuers namens Ehe stehen; Anmerkungen über Etikette & viele andere hilfreiche Bemerkungen, die nicht einmal das empfindlichste Zartgefühl verletzen
Author: Terry Pratchett,Stephen Briggs,Tina Hannan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783442450503
Category:
Page: 174
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Maskerade

(Discworld Novel 18)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407034995
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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'I thought: opera, how hard can it be? Songs. Pretty girls dancing. Nice scenery. Lots of people handing over cash. Got to be better than the cut-throat world of yoghurt, I thought. Now everwhere I go there's...' Death, to be precise. And plenty of it. In unpleasant variations. This isn't real life – it’s worse. This is 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 mask and evening dress, with a penchant for lurking in shadows, occasional murder, and sending little notes full of maniacal laughter and exclamation marks. Opera can do that to a man. But Granny Weatherwax, Discworld's most famous witch, is in the audience. And she doesn't hold with that sort of thing. So there's going to be trouble (but nevertheless a good evenin's entertainment with murders you can really hum...). And the show MUST go on.

Die Schlacht der Nomen

Trucker - Wühler - Flügel
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 3492956467
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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Am Anfang wurde das Kaufhaus geschaffen – als Heimat für die winzigen Nomen, die sich auf seinen verschiedenen Etagen angesiedelt haben. Die Nomen führen ein friedliches Dasein– bis eines Tages die Parole »Räumungsverkauf« ausgerufen wird. Eine waghalsige Evakuierung mit einem Lastwagen beginnt. Doch auch aus ihrem neuen Zuhause »Steinbruch« werden die Wichte vertrieben. Schließlich treffen sie in einem Raumhafen auf den Gott NASA. Und eine Reise ins All wird die Nomen in ihre wahre Heimat führen...

Going Postal

(Discworld Novel 33)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407035401
Category: Fiction
Page: 496
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The post was an old thing, of course, but it was so old that it had magically become new again. Moist von Lipwig is a con artist and a fraud and a man faced with a life choice: be hanged, or put Ankh-Morpork's ailing postal service back on its feet. It’s a tough decision. The post is a creaking old institution, overshadowed by new technology. But there are people who still believe in it, and Moist must become one of them if he's going to see that the mail gets though, come rain, hail, sleet, dogs, the Post Office Workers Friendly and Benevolent Society, the evil chairman of the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company, and a midnight killer. Getting a date with Adora Bell Dearheart would be nice, too. Perhaps there's a shot at redemption in the mad world of the mail, waiting for a man who's prepared to push the envelope...

Soul Music

(Discworld Novel 16)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407034936
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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This is a story about sex and drugs and Music With Rocks In. Well... ...one out of three ain’t bad. Being sixteen is always difficult, even more so when there’s a Death in the family. After all, it's hard to grow up normally when Grandfather rides a white horse and wields a scythe. Especially if he decides to take a well-earned moment to uncover the meaning of life and discover himself in the process, so that you have to take over the family business, and everyone mistakes you for the Tooth Fairy. And especially when you have to face the new and addictive music that has entered Discworld. It's lawless. It changes people. It's got a beat and you can dance to it. It's called Music With Rocks In. And it won't fade away.

Thud!

(Discworld Novel 34)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407035436
Category: Fiction
Page: 464
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'Some people would be asking: whose side are you on? If you're not for us, you're against us. Huh. If you're not an apple, you're a banana' Koom Valley, the ancient battle where the trolls ambushed the dwarfs, or the dwarfs ambushed the trolls, was a long time ago. But if he doesn't solve the murder of just one dwarf, Commander Sam Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch is going to see it fought again, right outside his office. With his beloved Watch crumbling around him and war-drums sounding, he must unravel every clue, outwit every assassin and brave any darkness to find the solution. And darkness is following him. Oh . . . and at six o'clock every day, without fail, with no excuses, he must go home to read 'Where's My Cow?', with all the right farmyard noises, to his little boy. There are some things you have to do.

Der ganze Wahnsinn

Storys
Author: Terry Pratchett,Andreas Brandhorst
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783492267441
Category:
Page: 342
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The Light Fantastic

(Discworld Novel 2)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407034391
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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'What shall we do?' said Twoflower. 'Panic?' said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival. As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld could do with a hero. What it doesn’t need is a singularly inept and cowardly wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world, or a well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind (and legs) of its own. Which is a shame because that's all there is...

Wachen! Wachen!

Ein Roman von der bizarren Scheibenwelt
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 3492972276
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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Eine geheime Bruderschaft ruft mittels eines gestohlenen magischen Buches einen Drachen herbei. Das Fabelwesen soll helfen, einen neuen König einzusetzen, der den Verschwörern gefügig ist. Doch der Drache setzt sich selbst als Herrscher ein– schläft er doch so gern auf den gemütlichen Goldreserven der Stadt. Nur eine Handvoll Wachen begehrt gegen den geschuppten König auf: Hauptmann Mumm, der beinahe zwei Meter große Zwerg Karotte und eine adlige Sumpfdrachenzüchterin machen sich auf, den Tyrannen zu vertreiben.

Die Krone des Schäfers

Ein Märchen von der Scheibenwelt
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Manhattan
ISBN: 3641183111
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Noch einmal tut sich Großes auf der Scheibenwelt ... Tiffany Weh, die junge Hexe aus dem Kreideland, musste einige beeindruckende Gegner bezwingen und viele Prüfungen bestehen, bevor die anderen, erwachsenen Hexen der Scheibe sie als eine der Ihren akzeptierten. Nun ist die sie die offizielle Hexe ihrer Heimat, stolz und glücklich – und steht doch vor ihrer bisher größten Herausforderung. Denn tief im Kreideland rührt sich etwas: Ein alter Feind sammelt neue Kraft. Und nicht nur hier, auf der ganzen Scheibenwelt hat eine Zeit der Umbrüche begonnen. Grenzen verschwimmen, Allianzen verschieben sich, neue Mächte entstehen. Tiffany muss wählen zwischen Licht und Dunkelheit, zwischen Gut und Böse. Als sich eine gewaltige Invasion ankündigt, ruft Tiffany die Hexengemeinde auf, ihr beizustehen. Denn der Tag der Abrechnung rückt näher ...

Small Gods

(Discworld Novel 13)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407034847
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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'Just because you can't explain it, doesn't mean it's a miracle.' In the beginning was the Word. And the Word was: 'Hey, you!' This is the Discworld, after all, and religion is a controversial business. Everyone has their own opinion, and indeed their own gods, of every shape and size, and all elbowing for space at the top. In such a competitive environment, shape and size can be pretty crucial to make one's presence felt. So it's certainly not helpful to be reduced to appearing in the form of a tortoise, a manifestation far below god-like status in anyone's book. In such instances, you need an acolyte, and fast: for the Great God Om, Brutha the novice is the Chosen One – or at least the only One available. He wants peace and justice and brotherly love. He also wants the Inquisition to stop torturing him now, please...

The Colour of Magic

The Illustrated Screenplay
Author: Vadim Jean,Terry Pratchett
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780575080454
Category: Colour of magic (Motion picture)
Page: 256
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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 naïve tourist Twoflower and his incompetent and cynical guide, the wizard Rincewind, forced to flee from the proud and pestilent twin city of Ankh-Morpork. When they meet the barbarian thieves Bravd and Weasel, things that are already bad turn inevitably to the worst . . . This is the second of Terry Pratchett's Discworld movies for SKY ONE, made by the team who brought THE HOGFATHER to you and featuring The Discworld Players, an ensemble cast including Sir David Jason as Rincewind.

Guards! Guards!

(Discworld Novel 8)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407034693
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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‘Vimes ran a practised eye over the assortment before him. It was the usual Ankh-Morpork mob in times of crisis; half of them were here to complain, a quarter of them were here to watch the other half, and the remainder were here to rob, importune or sell hotdogs to the rest.’ Insurrection is in the air in Ankh-Morpork. The Haves and Have-Nots are about to fall out all over again. Captain Sam Vimes of the city’s ramshackle Night Watch is used to this. It’s enough to drive a man to drink. Well, to drink more. But this time, something is different – the Have-Nots have found the key to a dormant, lethal weapon that even they don’t fully understand, and they’re about to unleash a campaign of terror on the city. Time for Captain Vimes to sober up.

Equal Rites

(Discworld Novel 3)
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407034472
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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They say that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. 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 that the baby in question was a son. Everybody knows that there's no such thing as a female wizard. But now it's gone and happened, there's nothing much anyone can do about it. Let the battle of the sexes begin...