The Light Fantastic
‘Incredibly funny, compulsively readable’ The Times
The Discworld is very much like our own – if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is . .
‘What shall we do?’ said Twoflower.
‘Panic?’ said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival.
As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld could do with a hero.
What it doesn’t need is a singularly inept and cowardly wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world, or a well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind (and legs) of its own.
Which is a shame, because that’s all there is . . .
The Discworld novels can be read in any order but The Light Fantastic is the second book in the Wizards series.
Pure fantastic delight * Time Out * He would be amusing in any form and his spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction * Daily Mail * He is a satirist of enormous talent..Incredibly funny, compulsively readable * The Times *
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