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Terry Pratchett (1948–2015)

Forfatter af Good Omens

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Om forfatteren

Terry Pratchett was on born April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, United Kingdom. He left school at the age of 17 to work on his local paper, the Bucks Free Press. While with the Press, he took the National Council for the Training of Journalists proficiency class. He also worked for the Western Daily vis mere Press and the Bath Chronicle. He produced a series of cartoons for the monthly journal, Psychic Researcher, describing the goings-on at the government's fictional paranormal research establishment, Warlock Hall. In 1980, he was appointed publicity officer for the Central Electricity Generating Board with responsibility for three nuclear power stations. His first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. His first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. He became a full-time author in 1987. He wrote more than 70 books during his lifetime including The Dark Side of the Sun, Strata, The Light Fantastic, Equal Rites, Mort, Sourcery, Truckers, Diggers, Wings, Dodger, Raising Steam, Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Tales, and The Shephard's Crown. He was diagnosis with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 2007. He was knighted for services to literature in 2009 and received the World Fantasy award for life achievement in 2010. He died on March 12, 2015 at the age of 66. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
Image credit: Utopiales festival in Nantes, France, November 2003

Serier

Værker af Terry Pratchett

Good Omens (1990) — Forfatter; Forfatter — 34,436 eksemplarer
Magiens farve (1983) 21,885 eksemplarer
Dødens lærling (1987) 15,691 eksemplarer
Det fantastiske lys (1986) 14,625 eksemplarer
Den ottende datter (1987) 14,342 eksemplarer
Guards! Guards! (1989) 14,002 eksemplarer
Wyrd Sisters (1988) 12,403 eksemplarer
Small Gods (1992) 12,030 eksemplarer
Going Postal (2004) 11,709 eksemplarer
Reaper Man (1991) 11,473 eksemplarer
Hogfather (1996) 11,260 eksemplarer
Night Watch (2002) 11,208 eksemplarer
Megamagikeren (1988) 11,078 eksemplarer
Pyramids (1989) 10,835 eksemplarer
Men at Arms (1993) 10,381 eksemplarer
Soul Music (1994) 10,193 eksemplarer
Thud! (2005) 10,135 eksemplarer
Witches Abroad (1991) 10,092 eksemplarer
Feet of Clay (1996) 9,976 eksemplarer
Thief of Time (2001) 9,822 eksemplarer
The Fifth Elephant (1999) 9,780 eksemplarer
Lords and Ladies (1992) 9,666 eksemplarer
Moving Pictures (1990) 9,611 eksemplarer
Jingo (1997) 9,443 eksemplarer
Monstrous Regiment (2003) 9,347 eksemplarer
Carpe Jugulum (1998) 9,336 eksemplarer
Maskerade (1995) 9,258 eksemplarer
Eric (1990) 8,798 eksemplarer
Making Money (2007) 8,653 eksemplarer
The Last Continent (1998) 8,628 eksemplarer
Interesting Times (1994) 8,539 eksemplarer
The Truth (2000) 8,431 eksemplarer
Wintersmith (2006) 8,105 eksemplarer
En hat fuld af himmel (2004) 8,095 eksemplarer
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (2001) — Forfatter — 7,003 eksemplarer
Unseen Academicals (2009) 6,206 eksemplarer
Nation (2008) 5,126 eksemplarer
The Last Hero (2001) 4,990 eksemplarer
Snuff (2011) 4,954 eksemplarer
I Shall Wear Midnight (2010) 4,806 eksemplarer
The Long Earth (2012) 3,971 eksemplarer
Raising Steam (2013) 3,448 eksemplarer
Strata (1981) 2,801 eksemplarer
Dodger (2012) 2,691 eksemplarer
The Science of Discworld (2002) 2,684 eksemplarer
The Shepherd's Crown (2015) 2,643 eksemplarer
Only You Can Save Mankind (1992) 2,415 eksemplarer
Truckers (1989) 2,391 eksemplarer
The Carpet People (1971) 2,332 eksemplarer
The Dark Side of the Sun (1976) 2,071 eksemplarer
Johnny and the Dead (1993) 1,917 eksemplarer
The Science of Discworld II: The Globe (2002) 1,888 eksemplarer
The Long War (2013) 1,854 eksemplarer
Diggers (1990) 1,835 eksemplarer
Gnomernes flugt 3. Det store skib (1990) 1,813 eksemplarer
Nanny Ogg's Cookbook (1999) 1,749 eksemplarer
Johnny og bomben (1996) 1,604 eksemplarer
Where's My Cow? (2005) 1,586 eksemplarer
The Unadulterated Cat (1989) 1,403 eksemplarer
The Long Mars (2014) 1,315 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett's The Truth - The Play (2000) 1,246 eksemplarer
The Art of Discworld (2004) 1,200 eksemplarer
The Discworld Companion (1994) 1,174 eksemplarer
The Discworld Mapp (1995) 1,027 eksemplarer
The Folklore of Discworld (2008) 969 eksemplarer
The Long Utopia (2015) 969 eksemplarer
The Wit And Wisdom of Discworld (2007) 931 eksemplarer
The Long Cosmos (2016) 792 eksemplarer
The New Discworld Companion (2003) 741 eksemplarer
Death's Domain: A Discworld Mapp (1999) 569 eksemplarer
Rincewind the Wizzard (1999) 516 eksemplarer
The Compleat Ankh-Morpork (2012) 487 eksemplarer
The Johnny Maxwell Trilogy (1992) 457 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett's Mort - The Play (1996) 415 eksemplarer
The Pratchett Portfolio (Discworld) (1996) 361 eksemplarer
Once More with Footnotes (2004) 335 eksemplarer
Mort Big Comic (Discworld) (1994) 255 eksemplarer
GURPS Discworld (1998) — Forfatter — 253 eksemplarer
Fifth Elephant (Methuen Drama) (2002) 215 eksemplarer
The Unseen University Cut-Out Book (2006) 167 eksemplarer
The Colour of Magic: Graphic Novel (1992) 167 eksemplarer
Theatre of Cruelty [short story] (1993) 164 eksemplarer
Father Christmas’s Fake Beard (2017) 154 eksemplarer
Shaking Hands with Death (2015) 135 eksemplarer
The Light Fantastic ; Equal Rites (1993) 131 eksemplarer
Troll Bridge [short story] (1992) 131 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic [Video] (2008) — Bidragyder — 123 eksemplarer
Moving Pictures / Reaper Man (2001) 117 eksemplarer
The Ankh-Morpork Post Office Handbook: Discworld Diary 2007 (2006) — Forfatter — 108 eksemplarer
The Ultimate Discworld Companion (2021) 107 eksemplarer
Jingo: Stage Adaptation (Discworld) (2005) 104 eksemplarer
Mort ; Guards! Guards! (1987) 98 eksemplarer
Witches Abroad ; Small Gods (1991) 95 eksemplarer
The Time-travelling Caveman (2020) 92 eksemplarer
Pyramids ; Wyrd Sisters (1997) 71 eksemplarer
Seriously Funny (2016) 70 eksemplarer
Lords and Ladies ; Men At Arms (2003) 64 eksemplarer
Maskerade [Abridged Audio] (1996) 62 eksemplarer
The Wee Free Men [Abridged Audio] (2003) 46 eksemplarer
Soul Music [Abridged Audio] (1996) 43 eksemplarer
Guards! Guards! [Abridged Audio] (1995) 41 eksemplarer
Turntables of the Night (1989) 41 eksemplarer
The Truth [Abridged Audio] (2000) 38 eksemplarer
Pyramids [Abridged Audio] (1995) 37 eksemplarer
Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2006 (2005) 36 eksemplarer
Johnny and the Dead [Play] (1996) 35 eksemplarer
Interesting Times [Abridged Audio] (1996) 35 eksemplarer
Mort [Abridged Audio] (1994) 35 eksemplarer
The Colour of Magic / Sourcery (1995) 35 eksemplarer
Soul Music ; Interesting Times (1651) 33 eksemplarer
Monstrous Regiment (Modern Plays) (2014) 32 eksemplarer
Wyrd Sisters [Abridged Audio] (1994) 30 eksemplarer
Witches Abroad [Abridged Audio] (1996) 29 eksemplarer
Small Gods [Abridged Audio] (1996) 28 eksemplarer
Sourcery [Abridged Audio] (1994) 25 eksemplarer
Night Watch [Abridged Audio] (2002) 24 eksemplarer
Feet of Clay [Abridged Audio] (1997) 24 eksemplarer
Hogfather [Abridged Audio] (1997) 22 eksemplarer
The Color of Magic (1983) 22 eksemplarer
Schijfwereld-omnibus. Dl. 2 (1992) 21 eksemplarer
Equal Rites [Abridged Audio] (1993) 21 eksemplarer
Men at Arms [Abridged Audio] (1996) 20 eksemplarer
Going Postal [Abridged Audio] (2004) 19 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett's Nation: the play (2009) 18 eksemplarer
Schijfwereld-omnibus. Dl. 3 (1999) 17 eksemplarer
Eric [Abridged Audio] (1997) 16 eksemplarer
Jingo [Abridged Audio] (1989) 16 eksemplarer
Moving Pictures [Abridged Audio] (1995) 15 eksemplarer
Reaper Man [Abridged Audio] (1996) 14 eksemplarer
Lords and Ladies [Abridged Audio] (1996) 14 eksemplarer
Carpe Jugulum [Abridged Audio] (1998) 13 eksemplarer
Feet of Clay (Oberon Modern Plays) (2015) — Forfatter — 12 eksemplarer
Unspecified Books 11 eksemplarer
The Dark Side of the Sun; Strata (1982) 11 eksemplarer
Schijfwereld-omnibus. Dl. 4 (2000) 10 eksemplarer
Equal Rites ; Mort (2005) 8 eksemplarer
1-8 Discworld Paperback Set (1960) 7 eksemplarer
The Carpet People. Strata (2012) 6 eksemplarer
Die Box. 5 MP3-CDs (2006) 6 eksemplarer
Gevatter Tod - MacBest (2013) 6 eksemplarer
Sourcery; Wyrd Sisters (2005) 5 eksemplarer
Discworld - Mini Calendar 2000 (1999) 4 eksemplarer
Piekło pocztowe. Cz. 2 (2016) 4 eksemplarer
Świat finansjery. Cz. 2 (2017) 4 eksemplarer
Niewidoczni akademicy. Cz. 1 (2019) 4 eksemplarer
Niuch. Cz. 2 (2016) 4 eksemplarer
Piekło pocztowe. Cz. 1 (2016) 4 eksemplarer
Świat finansjery. Cz. 1 (2016) 4 eksemplarer
Niuch. Cz. 1 (2016) 4 eksemplarer
Niewidoczni akademicy. Cz. 2 (2019) 4 eksemplarer
SFX - Adventures in Science Fiction - July 2010 (196) (2010) — Redaktør — 3 eksemplarer
Der Scheibenwelt-Kalender 2008 (2007) 3 eksemplarer
Gevatter Tod: Hörspiel (2007) 3 eksemplarer
Legends 3 eksemplarer
Swiat Dysku. Rownoumagicznienie (2021) 3 eksemplarer
Pyramidy Straze Straze (2010) 2 eksemplarer
Pratchett:Witches Abroad (2022) 2 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett in His Own Words (2013) 2 eksemplarer
Pratchett:Lords And Ladies (2022) 2 eksemplarer
Fantasy : ilustrowany przewodnik (2003) 2 eksemplarer
La llum fantàstica (2022) 2 eksemplarer
101 bajek Kot w butach (2012) 2 eksemplarer
Unti Fiction 4 2 eksemplarer
Men at arms ; Soul music (2012) 2 eksemplarer
Folio 2 eksemplarer
Eric: Graphic Novel (1990) 2 eksemplarer
Der Zauberhut . Pyramiden (2016) 2 eksemplarer
Incubust 2 eksemplarer
Tæppefolket 1 eksemplar
Germanes fatals (2023) 1 eksemplar
Gum! (Diskdunya Serisi 34) (2023) 1 eksemplar
Postane (Diskdunya Serisi 33) (2023) 1 eksemplar
Kücük Özgür Adamlar (2016) 1 eksemplar
Son Kahraman 1 eksemplar
Eşit Haklar (2019) 1 eksemplar
Büyünün Rengi (2015) 1 eksemplar
Uberwald Nights 1 eksemplar
Akrepski odred (2015) 1 eksemplar
Sloboda narodu! (2019) 1 eksemplar
Derzhi marku! Delay dengi! (2019) 1 eksemplar
Pénzcsináló 1 eksemplar
Last Continent Poster (1999) 1 eksemplar
Esit Haklar (2015) 1 eksemplar
Terry Pratchett 1 eksemplar
Mort / Sourcery / Wyrd Sisters (1988) 1 eksemplar
The Great Speck 1 eksemplar
Discworld Omnibus (1960) 1 eksemplar
Truckers, Wings 1 eksemplar
The Carpet People and Wings (2012) 1 eksemplar
Pyramids ; Small Gods (2003) 1 eksemplar
Final Reward 1 eksemplar
Mort / Reaper Man (2014) 1 eksemplar
TPmobis 1 eksemplar
Terry Pratchett Pack (1998) 1 eksemplar
Swiat Dysku. Muzyka duszy (2020) 1 eksemplar
Swiat Dysku. Niuch (2020) 1 eksemplar
Swiat Dysku. Pieklo pocztowe (2020) 1 eksemplar
Swiat Dysku. Pomniejsze bostwa (2020) 1 eksemplar
Swiat Dysku. Ciekawe czasy (2021) 1 eksemplar
Swiat Dysku. Wiedzmikolaj (2020) 1 eksemplar
Swiat Dysku. Zbrojni (2020) 1 eksemplar
Ingen titel (2001) 1 eksemplar
The Amazing Maurice 1 eksemplar
Night Dweller (1965) 1 eksemplar
Dlouhý vesmír (2022) 1 eksemplar
THE SEA AND LITTLE FISHES & THE WOOD BOY (1998) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar
Hollywood Chickens 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (1870) — Forord, nogle udgaver3,004 eksemplarer
Legends I: New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy (1998) — Bidragyder — 1,864 eksemplarer
After the King (1991) — Bidragyder — 759 eksemplarer
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy (1996) — Bidragyder — 627 eksemplarer
Meditations on Middle Earth (2001) — Bidragyder — 564 eksemplarer
The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy (1997) — Bidragyder — 503 eksemplarer
The Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy (1998) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver502 eksemplarer
Prince of Stories: The Many Worlds of Neil Gaiman (2008) — Forord — 464 eksemplarer
Now We Are Sick: An Anthology of Nasty Verse (1991) — Bidragyder — 347 eksemplarer
Knights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy (1998) — Bidragyder — 297 eksemplarer
The Wyrdest Link: A Terry Pratchett Discworld Quizbook (2002) — Forfatter — 256 eksemplarer
The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy (2006) — Bidragyder — 235 eksemplarer
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1998) — Forord, nogle udgaver229 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett's Guards! Guards! - The Play (1997) — Forfatter — 228 eksemplarer
The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories (1994) — Bidragyder — 188 eksemplarer
My Favorite Fantasy Story (2000) — Bidragyder — 166 eksemplarer
Hidden Turnings: A Collection of Stories Through Time and Space (1989) — Bidragyder — 131 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett's Hogfather [2006 TV movie] (2007) — Novel — 130 eksemplarer
The Big Book of Modern Fantasy (2020) — Bidragyder — 108 eksemplarer
Cyber-killers (1997) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver106 eksemplarer
Camelot: A Collection of Original Arthurian Stories (1995) — Bidragyder — 89 eksemplarer
Terry Pratchett's Discworld Colouring Book (2016) — Forfatter — 75 eksemplarer
Nebula Awards Showcase 2012 (2012) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
Digital Dreams (1990) — Bidragyder — 60 eksemplarer
More Tales from the "Forbidden Planet" (1990) — Bidragyder — 49 eksemplarer
Imagined Lives: Portraits of Unknown People (2011) — Bidragyder — 45 eksemplarer
Vintage Science Fiction: Stories That Inspired Landmark Films (1999) — Bidragyder — 39 eksemplarer
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction (2011) — Bidragyder — 30 eksemplarer
Shivers for Christmas (1995) — Bidragyder — 23 eksemplarer
Fantasy (2003) — Forord, nogle udgaver17 eksemplarer
De aarde voorbij... (1988) — Bidragyder — 17 eksemplarer
Drabble Project (1988) — Bidragyder — 17 eksemplarer
Space Movies II (1996) 11 eksemplarer
Gaslight and Ghosts (1988) — Bidragyder — 9 eksemplarer
Legenden nieuwe verhalen van de meesters van de fantasy (1998) — Bidragyder — 7 eksemplarer
Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Chucklers: Level 19: Bovine Espionage and Other Stories (2014) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver5 eksemplarer
Johnny and the Bomb [2006 TV mini series] — Writer — 4 eksemplarer
The Roots of Fantasy: Myth, Folklore & Archetype (1989) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Other Realms (sampler) (2011) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
Wyrd Sisters [BBC radio dramatisation] (1995) — Original author — 1 eksemplar
The Troll Bridge (2019) — Original author — 1 eksemplar

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Almen Viden

Juridisk navn
Pratchett, Terence David John
Andre navne
Kearns, Patrick (pseudonym)
Fødselsdato
1948-04-28
Dødsdag
2015-03-12
Køn
male
Nationalitet
UK
Fødested
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Dødssted
Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, England, UK
Dødsårsag
Alzheimer's disease
Bopæl
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
Rowberrow, Somerset, England, UK
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK
Uddannelse
John Hampden Grammar School
Erhverv
journalist
press officer
novelist
Relationer
Pratchett, Rhianna (daughter)
Pratchett, Lyn (née Purves) (wife)
Organisationer
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
British Humanist Association (Distinguished Supporter)
Society of Authors (chairman)
Orangutan Foundation
British Science Fiction Association
Central Electricity Generating Board (vis alle 8)
Alzheimer's Research UK
Alzheimer's Research Trust
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (1998)
The Bookseller Services to Bookselling Award (2000)
Honorary Doctorate, University of Warwick (1999)
Honorary Doctorate, University of Portsmouth (2001)
Honorary Doctorate, University of Bath (2003)
Honorary Doctorate, University of Bristol (2004) (vis alle 18)
Guest of Honor, World Science Fiction Convention (2004)
Honorary Brownie (2008)
Knight Bachelor (2009)
Margaret A. Edwards Award (2011)
Carnegie Medal (2001)
World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement (2010)
Skylark Award (2009)
British Science Fiction Award (1989)
Locus Award (2008)
Prometheus Award (2003)
Andre Norton Award (2010)
Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award (2016)
Agent
Colin Smythe Ltd.
Kort biografi
Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English humorist, satirist, and author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels.

Pratchett's first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. The first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983, after which Pratchett wrote an average of two books a year. His 2011 Discworld novel Snuff became the third-fastest-selling hardback adult-readership novel since records began in the UK, selling 55,000 copies in the first three days. The final Discworld novel, The Shepherd's Crown, was published in August 2015, five months after his death.

Pratchett, with more than 85 million books sold worldwide in 37 languages, was the UK's best-selling author of the 1990s. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1998 and was knighted for services to literature in the 2009 New Year Honours. In 2001 he won the annual Carnegie Medal for The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, the first Discworld book marketed for children. He received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 2010.

In December 2007, Pratchett announced that he had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. He later made a substantial public donation to the Alzheimer's Research Trust, filmed a television programme chronicling his experiences with the condition for the BBC, and became a patron for Alzheimer's Research UK. Pratchett died on 12 March 2015, aged 66.

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Discussions

OT - Blackwell's Terry Pratchett Collector's Edition i Folio Society Devotees (oktober 2023)
new article from the Guardian i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (oktober 2023)
New Short Stories found i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (marts 2023)
The Shepherd's Crown i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (november 2022)
Terry Pratchett - group read i 75 Books Challenge for 2015 (april 2015)
Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett i Librarything Railroad (The LTR) (oktober 2014)
Reading Long Earth by Pratchett & Baxter i Science Fiction Fans (maj 2014)
Discworld December i 75 Books Challenge for 2013 (december 2013)
Raising steam.. .. i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (november 2013)
A Blink of the Screen i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (august 2013)
The New Book - Snuff i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (april 2012)
Snuff: The Spoiler Thread i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (april 2012)
I Shall Wear Midnight (Tiffany Aching 4) i All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans (september 2011)
Book Discussion: Good Omens - CONTAINS SPOILERS! i The Green Dragon (juli 2010)

Anmeldelser

Terry Pratchett's udgave af Faust, hvilket tydeligt fremgår af omslaget, hvor Faust er streget ud og erstattet af Eric.

Den ikke ret vellykkede troldmand Rincewind kom galt afsted i en tidligere bog og endte i en af de mange mellemdimensioner. Chancerne for at blive reddet er præcis en til en million, men Rincewinds tidligere kollega i biblioteket, orangutangen, er overbevist om at Erics talenter som kujon nok skal redde ham. Og ja, sørme.

En irriterende blæremås af en 14-årig dæmonolog, Eric Thursley, hidkalder en dæmon, tror han. I stedet fremmaner han Rincewind kort efter fulgt af Luggage, som er en magisk kuffert med sit eget (ondsindede) liv. Eric truer Rincewind med fortabelse, hvis ikke han opfylder nogle små beskedne ønsker om fx at blive hersker over alle kongeriger, få kontakt til verdens smukkeste kvinde(r) og leve evigt. Rincewind er meget imod, men da han knipser med fingrene af fortvivlelse, ser noget af det ud til at gå i opfyldelse. Faktisk er Eric og Rincewind skakbrikker i en lille paladskrig mellem helvedets hersker og nogle af hans vasaler, men det bliver først afsløret til sidst.
Det første ønske gør at Rincewind, Luggage og Eric sammen med en mærkelig papegøje havner i kongeriget Tamun. Guden her hedder Quezovercoatl, (joke med overcoat), og har noget med menneskeofringer at gøre.
Herefter havner de i måsen på en trojansk hest og bliver hurtigt omringet og stillet en karriere som galejslaver i udsigt. Luggage laver dog en masse ravage. Det passer en klog soldat Lavaeolus (klog, dvs ikke overdrevent tapper) godt, for han vil gerne hurtigt hjem. Den skønne Helene hedder her Elenor og er ret trivelig og har en hoben børn. Og soldaten er Diskverdenens udgave af Odysseus, så han har ikke så langt hjem i kilometer, men nok i år. Det ved han imidlertid ikke og Rincewind lader være med at fortælle ham det.
Det tredje knips sender dem til begyndelsen af Diskverdenen, for evigt liv bliver tolket som at Eric vil starte ved begyndelsen og så leve til slutningen.
Det lyder ret kedeligt, så Rincewind får Eric til at lave en magisk cirkel, der sender dem til Helvede og direkte ned i en magtkamp mellem Astfgl, helvedes hersker og en hoben af hans vasaler, anført af Vassenego. På snedig vis skubber Vassenego Astfgl op i en post, der lyder fin, men reelt er en blindgyde. Helvede kan nu drives på den gammeldags måde med ild og pinsler i stedet for Astfgl's moderniserede Helvede med kedsomhed og bureaukrati.

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bnielsen | 129 andre anmeldelser | Jul 30, 2016 |
Hulk, hulk - endnu et must read fra pratchetts gakkede hjerne. Hvor får han det fra?
Kønsrollerne er fordelt med milimeterpræcision på Discen - mænd bliver troldmænd (repræsenterer videnskaben), kvinder hekse (repræsenterer følelser og intuition) og sådan er DET bare. Indtil Eskarina ved en fejl overtager en døende troldmands stav.
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MetteMorgenstjerne | 249 andre anmeldelser | Mar 17, 2008 |
En ualmindelig fantastisk fortælling om good vs bad - i jordens måske sidste dage. Himlens og helvedes repræsentant her på jorden slås for at undgå den Endelige Sidste Kamp - for de kan virkelig godt lide at være her. Antikrist er blevet forbyttet ved fødslen, så det komplicerer sagerne en overgang ...
 
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MetteMorgenstjerne | 783 andre anmeldelser | Mar 17, 2008 |
Denne her er meget tæt på 5 stjerner. En conman bliver reddet fra galgen og gjort til postmester. Og det er først her hans problemmer starter.
 
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gibs | 206 andre anmeldelser | Jan 14, 2008 |

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Mark Ravenhill Adaptation
Raymond E. Feist Contributor
Rob Wilkins Author photo, Designer, Afterword
Tom Kidd Cover artist
Sandra Kidby Illustrator
David Wyatt Cover artist, Illustrator
Tina Hannan Contributor
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Les Edwards Illustrator
Jan Harkin Afterword
Colin Smythe Introduction
Pat Harkin Afterword
Dirk Maggs Director
Mark Heap Narrator
Michelle Beck Letterer
Mira Fairchild Illustrator
Edward Miller Illustrator
Mike Kew Editor
Josh Kirby Illustrator, Cover artist
Nigel Planer Narrator
Andreas Brandhorst Translator, Übersetzer
Robin Matthews Photographer, Author photo
Joe McLaren Cover artist
Jan Kantůrek Translator
Patrick Couton Translator
Peter Lindforss Translator
Darrell K. Sweet Cover artist
Michael Sabanosh Cover artist
Bill Nighy Narrator
Mike Stone Author photo
Antonella Pieretti Translator, Traduttore
Olle Sahlin Translator
Anikó Sohár Translator
Krista Kaer Toimetaja., Translator, Toimetaja
Jonathan Ring Cover artist
Scott McKowan Cover artist
Hillar Mets Kujundaja., Illustrator
Piotr W. Cholewa Translator, Tł.
Marja Sinkkonen Translator
Carl D. Galian Cover artist, Cover designer
Omar Rayyan Illustrator
Chip Kidd Cover designer, Cover artist
Chris Gall Cover artist
Natalia Callori Translator
Margit Salmenoja Translator
Celia Imrie Narrator
Roberto DeNice Translator
Cristina Macía Translator
Ben Perrini Cover artist
Ron Kirby Cover artist
Albert Solé Translator
Jon Culshaw Narrator
Mats Blomqvist Translator
Indira Varma Narrator
David Tennant Narrator
Helen Arak Editor
Douglas Smith Cover artist
Luca Fusari Translator
Graham Ward Cover artist
Richard L. Aquan Cover designer
Michael Astrachan Cover artist
Horváth Norbert Translator
Haydn Cornner Cover artist
Jacek Gałązka Translator
Michael Sheen Narrator
Betty Lew Designer
Patrick Marcel Translator
Jack Carroll Narrator
Rowena Morrill Cover artist
David Frampton Illustrator
María Ferrer Translator
Martin Jarvis Narrator
A.S. Byatt Introduction, Foreword
Christopher Stengel Cover designer, Typographer
Bill Mayer Cover artist
Dagmar Hartman Translator
Cristina Macía Translator
Greg Hildebrandt Cover artist
Erik Simon Translator
Justin Gerard Cover artist
Claire Ward Cover designer
Sian Clifford Narrator
Jill Bauman Cover artist
Джош Кирби Cover artist
Thomas Kidd Cover artist
Thomas Monn Sprecher
Ben Aaranovitch Introduction
Ernest Riera Translator
Armin Kopp Sprecher
Patrick Coulon Traduction
Doug Andersen Cover artist
Mark Beech Illustrator, Cover artist
Joanne Harris Introduction
Roger DeMuth Cover artist
Tony Robinson Introduction
Istvan Orosz Cover artist
Rembrandt van Rijn Cover artist
Darrell Sweet Cover artist
Dyfrig Parri Translator
Tim White Cover artist
Jael Cover artist
Peter Scanlan Cover artist
Eric Coates Designer
Scott McKowen Cover artist
Mika Kivimäki Translator
Steven Cree Narrator
Aled P. Jones Translator
Bernhard Kempen Translator
Fabio Paracchini Translator
Hilary Zarycky Cover designer
Jim Tierney Cover artist
Peder Brehnkmann Translator
Jonny Duddle Illustrator
William Ruoto Designer
Joel Tippie Cover designer
Jason Booher Cover designer
Nigel Partridge Cover designer
David Scutt Cover artist
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Angela Ragusa Translator
Milena Benini Translator
John Avon Cover artist
Richard Shailer Cover artist
Gray Jolliffe Illustrator
R. Shailer Cover designer
Nigel Stapley Translator
Micaela Alcaino Cover artist
Andrew Davidson Illustrator
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