Humourous Science Fiction and Fantasy
SF/FANTASY
index

- Robert Asprin
bibliography
- James Bibby
- Fredric Brown
- L. Sprague de Camp
- Craig Shaw Gardner
- Tom Holt
bibliography
- Grant Naylor
- Terry Pratchett
bibliography
- Robert Rankin
bibliography

  • The L-Space Web, the defintive Pratchett website

  • My review of
    "Wyrd Sisters"

  • My review of
    "The Last Continent"

  • My review of
    "Reaper Man"

  • More links to sites about Terry Pratchett can be found among my sf/fantasy-links
  • Terry Pratchett Bibliography

    Terry Pratchett, a bibliography

    This bibliography is not yet complete, if you can help me complete the bibliography, please drop a mail.

    The Discworld series
    "The Colour of Magic" (1983)
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    Synopsis: The Colour of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through the bizarre land of Discworld. His entertaining and witty series has grown to more than 20 books, and this is where it all starts--with the tourist Twoflower and his hapless wizard guide, Rincewind ("All wizards get like that...it's the quicksilver fumes. Rots their brains. Mushrooms, too."). Pratchett spoofs fantasy clich�s--and everything else he can think of--while marshalling a profusion of characters through a madcap adventure.
    "The Light Fantastic" (1985)
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    Synopsis: As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld has only one possible saviour. Unfortunately, this happens to be an inept and cowardly wizard called Rincewind, who was last seen falling off the edge of the world.
    "Mort" (1987)
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    Synopsis: Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job. After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted. However, he soon found that romantic longings did not mix easily with the responsibilities of being Death's apprentice...
    "Equal Rites" (1987)
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    Synopsis: The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was to pass on his staff of power to the eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately for his colleagues in the chauvinistic (not to say misogynistic) world of magic, he failed to check on the new-born baby's sex...
    "Sourcery" (1988)
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    Synopsis: Coin may only be a child, but he is also an extremely powerful sourcerer who has decided that he wants to take over the Disc World. The only people who stand in his way are Rincewind the inept wizard, Conina the Great Barbarian Thief who really wants to be a hairdresser, and Nijel

    "Wyrd Sisters" (1988)
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    Synopsis: When murder, mayhem and the sudden arrival of a royal baby disturb the monthly cauldron-stirring of three witches, trouble is bound to be brewed up in the little kingdom of Lancre. Kingdoms wobble and crowns topple in this sixth hilarious Discworld adventure!
    I've written a review of the book, you find it here.

    "Pyramids" (1989)
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    Synopsis: Set in the desert kingdom of Djelibeybi, "Pyramids" follows the adventures and, more often, misadventures of Teppic, a teenage pharoah faced with a terror-filled world of mad high priests, sacred crocodiles, marching mummies and exploding pyramids.
    "Guards! Guards!" (1989)
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    Synopsis: Terror stalks the streets of Ankh-Morpork, greatest city on the Discworld. Something is turning unwary citizens into things resembling small charcoal biscuits. To the rescue come Carrott, Sergeant Vimes and the other members of the inebriated night watch.
    "Faust Eric" (1990)
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    "Moving Pictures" (1990)
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    Synopsis: The ninth "Discworld" novel. The alchemists of the Discworld have discovered the magic of the silver screen, and the inhabitants of Ankh-Morpork achieve stardom as the cameras roll. But what is the dark secret of Holy Wood hill? It's up to Victor Tugelbend and Theda Withel to find out.
    "Reaper Man" (1991)
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    Synopsis: One of the "Discworld" humorous fantasy series. Death is missing. Dead Rights activist Reg Shoe suddenly has more work than he'd ever dreamed of, and newly-deceased wizard Windle Poons wakes up in his coffin to find that he has come back as a corpse.
    "Witches Abroad" (1991)
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    Synopsis: One of the "Discworld" novels. The witches Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick travel to the distant city of Genua to make sure that a servant girl doesn't marry a prince. But all they've got is Mrs Gogol's voodoo, a one-eyed cat and a secondhand magic wand that can only do pumpkins.
    "Small Gods" (1992)
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    Synopsis: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was "Hey, you!". For Brutha the novice is the Chosen One, and all he wants is peace, justice and brotherly love. He also wants the Inquisition to stop torturing him now, please.
    "Lords and Ladies" (1992)
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    Synopsis: Part of the "Discworld" humorous fantasy series. It's a hot Midsummer Night. Everything ought to be going like a dream as Magrat Garlick, witch, is going to be married in the morning. But crop circles are turning up everywhere and the Lancre All-Comers Morris Team have got drunk on a fairy mound.
    "Men at Arms " (1993)
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    Synopsis: There's evil in the air and murder afoot. The City Watch needs all the help it can get, as Captain Vimes is about to hang up his badge. From the author of "Small Gods" and "Lords and Ladies", this book is part of the "Discworld" humorous fantasy series.
    "Soul Music" (1994)
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    Synopsis: A Discworld novel. It's hard to grow up normally when grandfather rides a white horse and wields a scythe - especially when you have to take over the family business, everyone thinks you're the Tooth Fairy, and you have to face the new and addictive music that has reached the Discworld.
    "Interesting Times" (1994)
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    Synopsis: The oldest 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 throughout the ancient cities.
    "Maskerade" (1995)
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    Synopsis: The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork, is a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by an evil mastermind in a hideously deformed evening dress. But Granny Weatherwax, Discworld's most famous witch, is in the audience and she doesn't hold with that sort of thing.
    "Feet of Clay" (1996)
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    Synopsis: There's a werewolf with pre-lunar tension in Ankh-morpork, a dwarf with attitude and a Golem who begins to think for itself. But for Commander Vines, that's only the start. There's treason in the air - he's not only got to find out whodunit, but howdunit too, and he's not even sure what they dun.
    "Hogfather" (1996)
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    Synopsis: Where is the big jolly fat man? Why is Death creeping down chimneys and trying to say Ho Ho Ho? The darkest night of the year is getting alot darker. Susan the gothic governess has got to sort it out by morning, otherwise there won't be a morning. Ever again.
    "Jingo" (1997?)
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    Synopsis: The ravening hordes of Klatch and the patriotic peoples of Ankh-Morpork clash over the sovereignty of a newly risen and uninhabitable island. As they march, Commander Vimes of the City Watch faces foes out to get him - and that's just the people on his side.
    "The Last Continent" (1998)
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    Synopsis: The Discworld's last continent is hot and very dry, and everything is poisonous. All this place has between itself and wind-blown doom is the inept wizard Rincewind, the only hero left. This is the 22nd in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series.
    "The Fifth Elephant" (1999)
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    Synopsis: Sam Vimes is a man on the run. Yesterday he was a duke, a chief of police and the ambassador to the mysterious fat-rich country of Uberwald. Now he has nothing but his native wit and the gloomy trousers of Uncle Vanya (don't ask). It's snowing. It's freezing. And if he can't make it through the forest to civilisation there's going to be a terrible war. But there are monsters on his trail. They're bright. They're fast. They're werewolves--and they're catching up. Sam Vimes is out of time, out of luck, and already out of breath...
    "The Truth" (2000?)
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    Synopsis: William de Worde is the editor of the Discworld's first newspaper. Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist's life - suicidal vampires, obssesional readers and people who want him dead. William just wants to get at "the truth". Unfortunately, everyone else wants to get at him.
    "The Last Hero" (2001?)
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    This is a shorter discworld novel, but illustrated throughout by Paul Kidby.
    Synopsis: He's been a legend in his own lifetime. He can remember when a hero didn't have to worry about fences and lawyers and civilisation, and when people didn't tell you off for killing dragons. But he can't always remember, these days, where he put his teeth . . . So now, with his ancient sword and his new walking stick and his old friends -- and they're very old friends -- Cohen the Barbarian is going on one final quest. He's going to climb the highest mountain in the Discworld and meet his gods. The last hero in the world is going to return what the first hero stole. With a vengeance. That'll mean the end of the world, if no one stops him in time.
    "Thief of Time" (2001?)
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    Synopsis: Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on the Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like the underwater - how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities, where there's never enough time. But the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock starts a race against, well, time for Lu Tze and his apprentice Lobsang Ludd. Because it will stop time. And that will only be the start of everyone's problems. THIEF OF TIME comes complete with a full supporting cast of heroes, villains, yetis, martial artists and Ronnie, the fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse (who left before they became famous).
    "Nightwatch" (2002)
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    Discworld, for children
    "The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents" (2001)
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    Synopsis: Maurice has survived four years on the toughest streets of Discworld. He reckons that rats are dumb, but he's smart enough to realize that there's a new kind of rat around - rats who can talk. This smart cat gets his own "plague of rats" and a Pied Piper. but are there any ordinary rats left?

    The Johnny Maxwell series
    "Only You Can Save Mankind" (1992)
    "Johnny and the Dead" (1993)
    "Johnny and the Bomb" (1996)

    The Bromeliad / Books of the Nomes:
    "Truckers" (1989)
    "Diggers" (1990)
    "Wings" (1990)

    Other books:
    "The Carpet People" (1971, revised 1992)
    "The Dark Side of the Sun" (1976)
    "Strata" (1981)
    "The Unadulterated Cat" (1981)

    Written together with Neil Gaiman:
    "Good Omens" (1990)
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    Synopsis: Taking a cynical look at the horror genre, this book features Crowley and Aziraphale, two friends who attempt to prevent the prophesised Armageddon. When the Antichrist is born they divert him from his original home at the American Embassy to Tadfield, where he grows into an unkempt individual.

    - Robert Rankin

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