• Signed by the Author
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 2001
ISBN 9780385601887

£185.00

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 . . .


Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. You mess with it at your peril. You can let it move fast or slowly but what you mustn't do is allow it to stop.


The Monks of History have the glamorous job of time management in the Discworld. They store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like the underwater - how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities, where there's never enough time.


But with the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock starts a race against, well, time begins for History monk for Lu Tze and his suspiciously talented apprentice Lobsang Ludd.
Because a truly accurate clock will stop time.


And when time stands still, everything in human existence stops with it. Then, there really is no future.

Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition with some light bruising to corners, several light surface marks to cover, and slight bruising to spine. Some yellowing to page block. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with some bruising throughout.


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Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. Worldwide sales of his books now stand at 70 million, and they have been translated into thirty-seven languages.

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Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition with some light bruising to corners, several light surface marks to cover, and slight bruising to spine. Some yellowing to page block. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with some bruising throughout.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.