All this books and stuff, that isn't what it should all be about. What we need is real wizardry.There was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However (for reasons we'd better not go into), he had seven sons. And then he had an eighth... show more
All this books and stuff, that isn't what it should all be about. What we need is real wizardry.There was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However (for reasons we'd better not go into), he had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son... a wizard squared...a source of magic...a Sourcerer.Unseen University has finally got what it wished for: the most powerful wizard on the disc. Which, unfortunately, could mean that the death of all wizardry is at hand. And that the world is going to end, depending on whom you listen to. Unless of course one inept wizard can take the University's most precious artefact, the very embodiment of magic itself, and deliver it halfway across the disc to safety...
Publish date: November 24th 2009
Publisher: Transworld Digital
Pages no: 276
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...