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  • After 30 books, one might fear that Discworld is in danger of fatigue.

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  • The one in the extract from the novel takes place in the prison in the City of Ankh-Morpokh, mightiest city of the Discworld, which is a flat world (in the manner of a pizza) standing on top of four elephants, which in turn stand on the back of the Great Star Turtle A'Tuin, as it swims through space to only the gods know where ...

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  • The colorful fantasy unfolds in the magical realm of Discworld, which is about to welcome its first tourist, Twoflower.

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  • But even before Sky broke down the media barriers, Discworld was a publishing phenomenon.

    Why I'm going to the Discworld convention

  • On Discworld, things happen because people want them to, or because the power of story makes them inevitable.

    Why I'm going to the Discworld convention

  • To attend the Discworld convention at one of the airport hotels.

    Why I'm going to the Discworld convention

  • These days, a lot more people know about Discworld because they've seen it on the telly.

    Why I'm going to the Discworld convention

  • Most of his books, though by no means all, are set on Discworld, a sensible flat world held up by four giant elephants standing on the back of a spacefaring turtle.

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  • Partly, though, this is because he's been writing all morning: I Shall Wear Midnight, a young adult novel, was launched in central London at midnight on Tuesday, but, as has been the way throughout a career that has so far produced 50 novels (38 of them set on Discworld) and generated more than 65m book sales?

    Terry Pratchett: 'I'm open to joy. But I'm also more cynical'

  • Even Pratchett knows this is a tad too neat, however, so, this being Discworld, his fantasy kingdom on a flat planet sailing through space on the backs of four elephants who in turn stand on a giant turtle, Death makes a lugubrious wisecrack about it: "WASN'T THAT APPROPRIATE?"

    Terry Pratchett: 'I'm open to joy. But I'm also more cynical'

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