‘Whoever said you can’t fool an honest man wasn’t one’
The Royal Bank is facing a crisis, and it’s time for a change of management. Who would not wish for that job?
It’s a job for life. But, as former con-man Moist von Lipwig is learning, the life is not necessarily for long.
The Chief Cashier is almost certainly a vampire. There’s something nameless in the cellar (and the cellar itself is pretty nameless), it turns out that the Royal Mint runs at a loss, and people actually want to know where the money’s gone. A 300 year old wizard is after his girlfriend, he’s about to be exposed as a fraud, but the Assassins Guild might get him first. In fact lot of people want him dead
Oh. And every day he has to take the Chairman for walkies.
Everywhere he looks he’s making enemies.
What he should be doing is . . . Making Money!
Most writing on the economy is either opaque or depressing; this is funny. * Irish Examiner * Terry Pratchett is a comic genius. * Daily Express * Smart, hilarious and humane...if you've never read a Discworld novel, what's the matter with you? * The Guardian * As bright and shiny as a newly minted coin; clever, engaging and laugh-out-loud funny. * The Times *
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