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The Fifth Elephant
(Discworld Novel 24)
by Terry Pratchett

RRP €11.35

The Fifth Elephant
(Discworld Novel 24)
by Author Name Terry Pratchett

Book details for title
List Price:11.35
Format: Paperback, 198 x 127 x 29mm, 464pp
Publication date: 10 Oct 2013
Publisher: Corgi Books
ISBN-13: 9780552167628

Description

They say that diplomacy is a gentle art. That mastering it is a lifetime's work. But you do need a certain inclination in that direction. It's not something you can just pick up on the job. A few days ago Sam Vimes was a copper - an important copper, true - chief of police - but still, at his core, a policeman. But today he is an ambassador - to the mysterious, fat-rich country of Uberwald. Today, Sam Vimes is also a man on the run. 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 civilization there's going to be a terrible war. There are monsters on his trail. They're bright. They're fast. They're werewolves - and they're catching up.

Reviews

"Precisely balanced ... excellent set pieces ... a cracking comic thriller." The Times "He would be amusing in any form and his spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction." Mail on Sunday