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A blink of the screen : collected shorter fiction, Terry Pratchett

Label
A blink of the screen : collected shorter fiction
Title
A blink of the screen
Title remainder
collected shorter fiction
Statement of responsibility
Terry Pratchett
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of short fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from schooldays to Discworld and the present day. In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short-form fiction collected into one volume. A Blink of the Screen charts the course of Pratchett's long writing career: from his schooldays through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press, and the origins of his debut novel, The Carpet People; and on again to the dizzy mastery of the phenomenally successful Discworld series. Here are characters both familiar and yet to be discovered; abandoned worlds and others still expanding; adventure, chickens, death, disco and, actually, some quite disturbing ideas about Christmas, all of it shot through with Terry's inimitable brand of humour. With an introduction by Booker Prize-winning author A.S. Byatt, illustrations by the late Josh Kirby and by Paul Kidby, and drawings by the author himself, this is a book to treasure"--
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DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6066.R34
LC item number
A6 2015
Literary form
fiction
A blink of the screen : collected shorter fiction, Terry Pratchett
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A blink of the screen : collected shorter fiction, Terry Pratchett
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9780385538329.jpg
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • There's no fool like an old fool found in an English queue
  • Coo, they've given me the bird
  • And mind the monoliths
  • The High Meggas
  • Twenty pence, with envelope and seasonal greeting
  • Incubust
  • Final reward
  • Turntables of the night
  • #ifdefDEBUG + "world/enough" + "time"
  • Hollywood chickens
  • Non-Discworld shorter writings
  • The secret book of the dead
  • Once and future
  • FTB
  • Sir Joshua Easement: a biographical note
  • Discworld shorter writings
  • Troll bridge
  • Theatre of cruelty
  • The sea and little fishes
  • The Ankh-Morpork national anthem
  • Medical notes
  • The Hades business
  • Thud: a historical perspective
  • A few words from Lord Havelock Vetinari
  • Death and what comes next
  • A collegiate casting-out of devlish devices
  • Minutes of the meeting to form the proposed Ankh-Morpork Federation of Scouts
  • The Ankh-Morpork Football Association Hall of Fame playing cards -- Appendix: Deleted extract from "The Sea and Little Fishes."
  • Solution
  • The picture
  • The prince and the partridge
  • Rincemangle, the Gnome of Even Moor
  • Kindly breathe in short, thick pants
  • The Glastonbury tales
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ocn893784102
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
xiv, 289 pages, 24 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780385538329
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014034843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385538329
  • (OCoLC)893784102

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