Unseen Academicals (Discworld)

Unseen Academicals (Discworld)

Terry Pratchett

Language: English

Pages: 448

ISBN: 0061161721

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Unseen Academicals (Discworld)

Terry Pratchett

Language: English

Pages: 448

ISBN: 0061161721

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Discworld lives on in Unseen Academicals, the latest novel from Terry Pratchett. Delivering the trademark insight and humor readers the world over have come to expect from “the purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse” (Washington Post Book World), Unseen Academicals focuses on the wizards at Ankh-Morpork’s Unseen University, who are reknowned for many things—sagacity, magic, and their love of teatime—as they attempt to conquer athletics.

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hey presto, changing-the-pigeons-into-ping-pong-balls style of magic you start getting more problems than you’ve solved. It was bad enough finding ping-pong balls nesting in the attics.’ ‘Ping-pong balls nestin’?’ said Trev. ‘I don’t want to talk about it,’ said Ponder glumly. ‘I remember when one of you gentlemen got hungry in the night and cast a spell for a baked potato,’ said Glenda. Ponder shuddered. ‘That was the Bursar,’ he said. ‘He really does get confused about the decimal point.’

slightly. Against all probability it stopped in its flight a few feet from the far wall, spun for a moment and then started to come back with, it seemed to the amazed Nutt, a greater speed than before. Trev caught it effortlessly and dropped it back into his pocket. ‘How can you do that, Mister Trev?’ said Nutt, astonished. ‘Never thought about it,’ said Trev. ‘But I always wonder why everyone else can’t. It’s just about the spinning. It’s not hard. See yer tomorrow, okay? And don’t forget

think Birdcatcher’s Discomforting Misusage will be our friend here,’ he said cheerfully, and led her to a lectern, where she spent several enlightening minutes before heading back the way she had come, a little wiser and a great deal more embarrassed. Nutt was still standing where she’d told him to stand, and looked terrified. ‘I’m sorry, I didn’t know what you meant,’ she said, and thought: abundant, productive and fruitful. Well, yes, I can see how he got there, worse luck, but that’s not me,

have to say that it was an unwise move.’ ‘Thank you for your input, Mister Stibbons, but may I gently remind you who is the guv around here?’ Glenda and Juliet took a trolley bus home, another huge extravagance but, of course, Glenda was carrying more money than she had ever seen at one go. She had stuffed the notes into her bodice, à la Madame, and it seemed to generate a heat of its own. You were safe on a troll. Anyone wanting to mug a troll would have to use a building on a stick. Juliet

It’s in the small print, sir.’ ‘Oh, I never bother with small print, Stibbons!’ ‘I do, sir. It says: “…and thys shall follow as long as the University shall enter a team in the game of foot-the-ball or Poore Boys’ Funne”.’ ‘Porree boy’s funny?’ said the Chair of Indefinite Studies. ‘That’s ridiculous!’ said Ridcully. ‘Ridiculous or not, Archchancellor, that is the condition of the bequest.’ ‘But we stopped taking part in that years ago,’ said Ridcully. ‘Mobs in the streets, kicking and

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