Pyramids: A Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett. First edition. Third impression (Oct 1990). Medium format hardback in near fine condition. Pages clean, spine firm. No internal markings. The jacket has some shelf wear to extremities, now in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
Description of Pyramids: A Discworld Novel
This is a fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchett, published in 1989, the seventh book in his Discworld series. It won the prestigious British Fantasy Award when the book was first published in 1989.
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‘Look after the dead’, said the priests, ‘and the dead will look after you.’
Wise words in all probability, but a tall order when, like Pteppic, you have just become the pharaoh of a small and penniless country rather earlier than expected. It’s hard to fulfil your obligations to the ancestors with a depleted treasury that is unlikely to stretch to the building of a monumental pyramid to honour your dead father.
He’d had the best education money could buy of course, but unfortunately the syllabus at the Assassins’ Guild in Ankh-Morpork did not cover running a kingdom and basic financial acumen…
The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Pyramids is a standalone novel.
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