The Wit & Wisdom of Discworld

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'A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.' From, THE FIFTH ELEPHANT

'Inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened.' From, MOVING PICTURES

The Discworld is filled with a vast and diverse population - from witches to vampires and from the fiendish to the foolish, it is a world in which magical books can devour the unsuspecting, and Death can escape to the country for some time off. The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld is a collection of the wittiest, pithiest and wisest quotations from this extraordinary universe, dealing one-by-one with each book in the canon. Guaranteed to transport you back to your favourite or forgotten Discworld moments it is the perfect book for die-hard Pratchett fans, as well as anyone coming to the Discworld for the first time.

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"When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror." -From, Small Gods"A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores."-From, The Fifth Elephant

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Favourite quotations from the Discworld canon

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