The Discworld Almanak: The Year of the Prawn




      The Discworld Almanak: The Year of the Prawn
In this latest accessory to the Discworld phenomenon, Terry Pratchett joins forces with Bernard Pearson to produce the definitive Almanak to the Common Year of the Prawn, for the city of Ankh Morpork and Surrounding Areas Benefices Here you will find a Compendium to all Knowledge, and a sure means of ensuring fertility of crops livestock, also a boon companion in affairs of the HEART HEALTH, with notes on Husbandry, Physic, Fairs Marts, and other such information as will render this Publication a staunch companion to Townsman Tiller of Soil alike Including homemade remedies for common ailments, recipes, horoscopes, scientific discoveries, a calendar, strange tales and many valuable facts about the cabbage.With witty illustrations from Paul Kidby, this is an artistically presented package guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of all Pratchett fans. Download The Discworld Almanak: The Year of the Prawn by Terry Pratchett – heartforum.co.uk

Born Terence David John Pratchett, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, The Color of Magic, in 1983 In 1987, he turned to writing full time There are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children The first of these, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal A non Discworld book, Good Omens, his 1990 collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early 2006 it is also available as a mass market paperback Harper Torch, 2006 and trade paperback Harper Paperbacks, 2006 In 2008, Harper Children s published Terry s standalone non Discworld YA novel, Nation Terry published Snuff in October 2011 Regarded as one of the most significant contemporary English language satirists, Pratchett has won numerous literary awards, was named an Officer of the British Empire OBE for services to literature in 1998, and has received honorary doctorates from the University of Warwick in 1999, the University of Portsmouth in 2001, the University of Bath in 2003, the University of Bristol in 2004, Buckinghamshire New University in 2008, the University of Dublin in 2008, Bradford University in 2009, the University of Winchester in 2009, and The Open University in 2013 for his contribution to Public Service.In Dec of 2007, Pratchett disclosed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease On 18 Feb, 2009, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.He was awarded the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award in 2010.Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March 2015.


      The Discworld Almanak: The Year of the Prawn
 By Terry Pratchett IBN : 0385606834 Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 128 pages
  • The Discworld Almanak: The Year of the Prawn
  • Terry Pratchett
  • English
  • 04 June 2018
  • 0385606834

10 thoughts on “ The Discworld Almanak: The Year of the Prawn

  1. Tasha says:

    I m a huge fan of Pratchett but I just don t enjoy these Almanak s They re not as engaging as the books The little nods throughout to characters and events are fun, that s about it.

  2. Steph Hayward-bailey says:

    A nice accompaniment to the series but I did find it quite dull.

  3. Roberta says:

    This, as the name shows, is not a novel there is no plot, no characters It is an almanak for the Discworld, with tips on how to look after a farm, when to plant the potatoes, different types of mushrooms and cabbage, and schedules for markets and fairs It is an excellent genre example it contains all that an almanak should contain, properly embedded into the Discworld folklore Some mushrooms are very, very edible , others just edible , and others still, inedible and very deadly.The gr This, as the name shows, is not a novel there is no plot, no characters It i...

  4. Irene says:

    Where would we be without it

  5. Alice says:

    I m a nerd, so I needed this If you re not a Discworld nerd, you probably won t have fun with it It s a bit fun, a bit interesting and it belongs to every collection about the Discworld.I would have given it 2 stars but I m an nerd

  6. G.R.S. Hjelm says:

    This one s fun and geeky Mind you, the binding could have been better as mine s fallen apart It will NOT serve double duty, though.

  7. Justin Lynn says:

    Highly amusing, particulay the sections on astrology Leaves the reader with an inexplicable craving for cabbage.

  8. Jemma says:

    An amusing and random book about the Disc and it s rains of beadsteads and badd speling D

  9. Maryanne says:

    I shall definitely be using this every day LOL

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