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THE LAST CONTINENT by Terry Pratchett - First Edition - 1998 - from Atlanta Vintage Books and Biblio.co.uk

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THE LAST CONTINENT

by Terry Pratchett

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


US: Doubleday, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches. author. Signed by author on title page. Pages are clean, no other markings from previous owners. Boards are clean. Binding is tight. Faint wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Text block is clean. Dust jacket is clean, bright, and unmarked with slight edgewear. Dust jacket is in a protective mylar cover. Pictures provided upon request.

Something is amiss at Unseen Unversity, Ankh-Morpork's most prestigious (i.e., only) institution of higher learning. A professor is missing—but a search party is on the way! A bevy of senior wizards will follow the trail wherever it leads—even to the other side of Discworld, where the Last Continent, Fourecks, is under construction. Imagine a magical land where rain is but a myth and the ordinary is strange and the past and present run side by side. experience the terror as you encounter a Mad Dwarf, the Peach Butt, and the dreaded Meat Pie Floater.Feel the passion as the denizens of the Last Continent learn what happens when rain falls and the rivers fill with water (it spoils regattas, for one thing). Thrill to the promise of next year's regatta, in remote, rustic Didjabringabeeralong. It'll be asolutely gujeroo (no worries).


  • Bookseller: Atlanta Vintage Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18797
  • Title: THE LAST CONTINENT
  • Author: Terry Pratchett
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0385409893
  • ISBN 13:9780385409896
  • Publisher: Doubleday
  • Place: US
  • Date published: 1998
  • Keywords: Discworld (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, Dewey: 823.914
  • Size: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches


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On Jan 30 2017, Whiskey3 said:
  "

Clever and fun. The continuing high speed disaster that is Rincewind. The staff at UU serves as the counterpoint plot thread and are, as always, entertaining.

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