When last seen, the singularly inept wizard Rincewind had fallen off the edge of the world. Now magically, he's turned up again, and this time he's brought the Luggage. But that's not all.... Once upon a time, there was an eighth son of an eighth son who was, of course, a wizard. As if that... show more
When last seen, the singularly inept wizard Rincewind had fallen off the edge of the world. Now magically, he's turned up again, and this time he's brought the Luggage. But that's not all.... Once upon a time, there was an eighth son of an eighth son who was, of course, a wizard. As if that wasn't complicated enough, said wizard then had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son -- a wizard squared (that's all the math, really). Who of course, was a source of magic -- a sorcerer.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 6th 2001
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
Why did I give this two stars the first time I read it? I have no idea. The whole thing with the library made me cry. I need a banana. Rincewind faces his most horrible situation yet.A pretty woman and a magic hat.
In publication order, this is the 5th book in the Discworld series and the 3rd book in the Rincewind subseries.The general premise is that sourcery comes to the Discworld for the first time in many, many years. Sourcery is more powerful magic than the kind your typical wizard or witch can do, and i...
Not as funny as previous entries in the Discworld series, but still a hilarious yarn. Enjoyed seeing Rincewind again, as incompetent as he may be. I wonder if Coin the sourcerer will make a return?
The eighth son of an eighth son (and therefore a wizard), also had an eighth son. A wizard squared. A Sourcerer.This Sourcerer breezes into the Unseen University and starts trying to mold them into what he thinks wizards should be. Up against this strain on reality is Rincewind, assisted by a lady b...
Once again the most inept wizard in reality must face the end of the world as Rincewind goes up against the first sourcerer on the Disc in millennia, who just happens to be 10 years old. Terry Pratchett takes Rincewind, along with the readers, on an epic quest to save the Disc and wizardry that will...