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Feet of Clay - a book by Pratchett, Terry

Feet of Clay

Feet of Clay( )
Author: Pratchett, Terry
Series title:Discworld Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

It's murder in Discworld!—which ordinarily is no big deal. But what bothers Watch Commander Sir Sam Vimes is that the unusual deaths of three elderly Ankh-Morporkians do not bear the clean, efficient marks of the Assassins' Guild. An apparent lack of any motive is also quite troubling. All Vimes has are some tracks of white clay and more of those bothersome "clue" things that only serve to muck up an investigation. The anger of a fearful populace is already...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Fantasy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.188 x 7.5 x 0.901 Inches
Book Weight:0.52 Pounds
Author Biography
Pratchett, Terry (Author)
Terry Pratchett was on born April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, United Kingdom. He left school at the age of 17 to work on his local paper, the Bucks Free Press. While with the Press, he took the National Council for the Training of Journalists proficiency class. He also worked for the Western Daily Press and the Bath Chronicle. He produced a series of cartoons for the monthly journal, Psychic Researcher, describing the goings-on at the government's fictional paranormal research establishment, Warlock Hall. In 1980, he was appointed publicity officer for the Central Electricity Generating Board with responsibility for three nuclear power stations.

His first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. His first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. He became a full-time author in 1987. He wrote more than 70 books during his lifetime including The Dark Side of the Sun, Strata, The Light Fantastic, Equal Rites, Mort, Sourcery, Truckers, Diggers, Wings, Dodger, Raising Steam, and Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Tales. He was diagnosis with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 2007. He was knighted for services to literature in 2009 and received the World Fantasy award for life achievement in 2010. His title The Shephard's Crown made the New Zealand Best Seller List. He died on March 12, 2015 at the age of 66. The University of South Australia has announced in 2015 the formation of the biennial $100,000 Sir Terry Pratchett Memorial Scholarship, funded by a $1m endowment to the university made by the UK author. The scholarship will be awarded to a student to undertake a two-year Masters by research at the University of South Australia, including a fully funded exchange to Trinity College Dublin for up to a year.


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