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The Folklore of Discworld

Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth · Discworld

by Terry Pratchett Author · Jacqueline Simpson Author

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Terry Pratchett joins up with a leading folklorist to reveal the legends, myths and customs of Discworld, together with helpful hints from Planet Earth.

Most of us grew up having always known when to touch wood or cross our fingers, and what happens when a princess kisses a frog or a boy pulls a sword from a stone, yet sadly some of these things are beginning to be forgotten. Legends, myths, and fairy tales: our world is made up of the stories we told ourselves about where we came from and how we got here. It is the same on Discworld, except that beings, which on Earth are creatures of the imagination -- like vampires, trolls, witches and, possibly, gods -- are real, alive and, in some cases kicking, on the Disc.

In The Folklore of Discworld, Terry Pratchett teams up with leading British folklorist Jacqueline Simpson to take an irreverent yet illuminating look at the living myths and folklore that are reflected, celebrated and affectionately libelled in the uniquely imaginative universe of Discworld.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:
Random House Audio
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2014
Series:
Discworld

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 357 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 357 MB

Terry Pratchett (Author)

TERRY PRATCHETT is the acclaimed creator of the bestselling Discworld series, the latest of which is Raising Steam. He has been appointed OBE and a Knight Bachelor in recognition of his services to literature. Sir Terry lives in England. DR. JACQU...

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