Meet Libby. Learn more here
We want your feedback!
Click here
Cover Image

Thief of Time

Discworld Series, Book 26 · Discworld

by Terry Pratchett

ebook

Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

Subjects

Everybody wants more time, which is why on Discworld only the experts can manage it — the venerable Monks of History who store it and pump it from where it's wasted, like underwater (how much time does a codfish really need?), to places like cities, where busy denizens lament, "Oh where does the time go?"

While everyone always talks about slowing down, one young horologist is about to do the unthinkable. He's going to stop. Well, stop time that is, by building the world's first truly accurate clock. Which means esteemed History Monk Lu-Tze and his apprentice Lobsang Ludd have to put on some speed to stop the timepiece before it starts. For if the Perfect Clock starts ticking, Time — as we know it — will end. And then the trouble will really begin...

Publication Details

Publisher:
HarperCollins
Imprint:
HarperCollins e-books
Publication Date:
2009
Series:
Discworld

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 993.8 KB

Terry Pratchett (Author)

Sir Terry Pratchett was the internationally bestselling author of more than thirty books, including his phenomenally successful Discworld series. His young adult novel, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal, and Wher...

More about Terry Pratchett
Thief of Time
Copy and paste the code into your website.