eAudio - unabridged
Audio (11.48 hours)
Product Number: Z100092290
Released: Apr 05, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062099839
Narrator/s: Stephen Briggs
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"Pratchett . . . has a satirist's instinct for the absurd and a cartoonist's eye for the telling detail." -Daily Telegraph (London) "The purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse." -Washington Post Book World Sam Vimes, watch commander of Ankh-Morpork, is at long last taking a much-needed (and well deserved) vacation. But, of course, this is Discworld, where nothing goes as planned-and before Vimes can even change his cardboard-soled boots for vacationer's slippers, the gruff watch commander soon finds himself enmeshed in a fresh fiasco fraught with magic, cunning, daring, and (for the reader more than for poor Vimes) endless hilarity. Did he really expect time off? As Vimes himself says in Feet of Clay, "there's some magical creature called 'overtime,' only no one's even seen its footprints." Following the New York Times bestselling Unseen Academichals, Terry Pratchett delivers an enthralling new tale from a place of insuperable adventure: Discworld. Discworld is a registered trademark.

Author(s): Terry Pratchett
Series: Discworld Series No: 39
Original Publish Date: Oct 11, 2011

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Author(s): Terry Pratchett
Product Number EB00238512
Released: Mar 20, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: #9780062097866

Professional reviews

"Stephen Briggs has a long history with the Discworld series, having narrated Sam Vimes through many adventures. Here Vimes is on a forced vacation. No matter where he is, however, he's a "copper" who finds crimes to solve. Some familiarity with the series will be useful and, more importantly, will add to the fun. Briggs's sardonic delivery augments the dry humor and the wordplay that is one of Prachett's trademarks. Briggs's versatility is called upon as Vimes's vacation brings him to the country estate of his wife's family, where they hobnob with country society's elite and powerful. J.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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