The Science Of Discworld
Publish date: May 2nd 2002
Publisher: Ebury Press
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Popular Science
, 20th Century
Series: Science of Discworld (#1)
The Science of Discworld is an odd sort of Discworld book. Based on the name, I had thought it was going to delve into more detail about the fictional workings of the Discworld. Like, say, how the giant turtle and the elephants stay alive outside of an atmosphere or how water on the Discworld gets...
For some reason, I was under the impression that this book was a collection of short stories set on Discworld. I'm not sure why I thought that.While it's definitely not what I expected (duh), it was a very enjoyable read. I love Pratchett's way of reading, he can make anything interesting. And, bein...
Real review to follow.Once upon a time, there was Discworld. There still is an adequate supply. Discworld is the flat world, carried through space on the back of a giant turtle, which has been the source of, so far, twenty-three novels, four maps, an encyclopaedia, two animated series, t-shirts, sca...
Although I loved the book, the title is maybe a little misleading. Unlike The Science of Star Trek or The Science of Harry Potter, which will explain in exhaustive detail how it might be scientifically possible to build a transporter or a flying broom, The Science of Discworld uses the wizards of Di...
I never really liked my science classes in school, boring teachers. They should have used this book which explains science using a nice literary story.
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