Thief of Time

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“Philosophical humor of the highest order.” — Kirkus Reviews

Time itself is threatened — and it’s up to the History Monks to save it in Sir Terry Pratchett’s bestselling Discworld series.

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 never having enough of it.

While everyone 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 . . .

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Thief of Time is the fifth book in the Death series and the twenty-sixth book in the Discworld series. The Death collection includes:

  • Mort
  • The Reaper Man
  • Soul Music
  • Hogfather
  • Thief of Time
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ISBN

9780061808593

Number Of Pages

432

File Size

1.44 mb

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EPUB

Published

13-10-2009