Interesting Times

by Terry Pratchett
Interesting Times (Discworld #17) - Terry Pratchett 7.84   138

Mighty Battles! Revolution! Death! War! (and his sons Terror and Panic, and daughter Clancy).

The oldest and most inscrutable empire on the Discworld is in turmoil, brought about by the revolutionary treatise What I Did On My Holidays. Workers are uniting, with nothing to lose but their water buffaloes. Warlords are struggling for power. War (and Clancy) are spreading through the ancient cities.

And all that stands in the way of terrible doom for eveyone is:

Rincewind the Wizard, who can't even spell the word 'wizard'...

Cohen the barbarian hero, five foot tall in his surgical sandals, who has had a lifetime's experience of not dying...

...and a very special butterfly.

Category: Fantasy Humor Satire

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Release date 1994
Details updated August 23, 2022

Discworld :: Series

Series contains 34 primary works and has 35 total works.

The Discworld series is a continuous history of a world not totally unlike our own, except that it is a flat disc carried on the backs of four elephants astride a giant turtle floating through space, and that it is peopled by, among others, wizards, dwarves, soldiers, thieves, beggars, vampires and witches. Within the history of Discworld, there are many individual stories which can be enjoyed in any order. But reading them in the sequence in which they were written can increase your enjoyment through the accumulation of all the fine detail that contributes to the teeming imaginative complexity of this brilliantly conceived world.

Related series Discworld (for young readers)
Related series The Science of Discworld
Related series Discworld Mapps
Related series Discworld Reference
Related series Discworld (picture books)

The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) 7.44   261
The Light Fantastic (Discworld #2) 7.82   199
Equal Rites (Discworld #3) 7.76   200
Mort (Discworld #4) 8.12   234
Sourcery (Discworld #5) 7.54   178
Wyrd Sisters (Discworld #6) 7.82   205
Pyramids (Discworld #7) 7.78   157
Guards! Guards! (Discworld #8) 8.08   178
Eric (Discworld #9) 7.00   172
Moving Pictures (Discworld #10) 7.48   168
Reaper Man (Discworld #11) 8.60   229
Witches Abroad (Discworld #12) 8.14   187
Small Gods (Discworld #13) 8.10   162
Lords and Ladies (Discworld #14) 8.16   149
Men at Arms (Discworld #15) 8.50   149
Soul Music (Discworld #16) 8.08   161
Interesting Times (Discworld #17) 7.84   138
Maskerade (Discworld #18) 8.36   138
Feet of Clay (Discworld #19) 8.60   130
Hogfather (Discworld #20) 8.54   182
Jingo (Discworld #21) 8.30   113
The Last Continent (Discworld #22) 7.64   96
Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23) 8.22   108
The Fifth Elephant (Discworld #24) 8.40   96
The Truth (Discworld #25) 8.14   83
Thief of Time (Discworld #26) 8.38   87
Night Watch (Discworld #27) 8.72   99
Monstrous Regiment (Discworld #28) 8.34   73
Going Postal (Discworld #29) 8.74   86
Thud! (Discworld #30) 8.14   64
Making Money (Discworld #31) 8.28   60
Unseen Academicals (Discworld #32) 8.02   70
Snuff (Discworld #33) 8.08   40
Raising Steam (Discworld #34) 7.62   29
The Last Hero 8.34   15

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