Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

Carpe Jugulum

Carpe Jugulum( )
Author: Pratchett, Terry
Series title:Discworld Ser.
ISBN:978-0-06-180786-2
Publication Date:Oct 2009
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperCollins e-books
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:Contact Supplier contact
Book Description:

It is rare and splendid event when an author is elevated from the underground into the international literary establishment. In the case of England's best-known and best-loved modern satirist, that event has been long overdue.

Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent Discworld novels satirize and celebrate every aspect of life, modern and ancient, sacred and profane. Consistent number-one bestsellers in England, they have garnered him a secure position in the pantheon of humor...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:416
Author Biography
Pratchett, Terry (Author)
Terry Pratchett was on born April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, United Kingdom. He left school at the age of 17 to work on his local paper, the Bucks Free Press. While with the Press, he took the National Council for the Training of Journalists proficiency class. He also worked for the Western Daily Press and the Bath Chronicle. He produced a series of cartoons for the monthly journal, Psychic Researcher, describing the goings-on at the government's fictional paranormal research establishment, Warlock Hall. In 1980, he was appointed publicity officer for the Central Electricity Generating Board with responsibility for three nuclear power stations.

His first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. His first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. He became a full-time author in 1987. He wrote more than 70 books during his lifetime including The Dark Side of the Sun, Strata, The Light Fantastic, Equal Rites, Mort, Sourcery, Truckers, Diggers, Wings, Dodger, Raising Steam, Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Tales, and The Shephard's Crown. He was diagnosis with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 2007. He was knighted for services to literature in 2009 and received the World Fantasy award for life achievement in 2010. He died on March 12, 2015 at the age of 66.

030



Featured Books

Blowout
Maddow, Rachel
Hardback: $30.00
The Nocturnal Brain
Leschziner, Guy
Electronic book text:
Lying in Wait
Nugent, Liz
Paperback: $9.99

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.