A new stage adaptation of one of Pratchett's best-selling novelsThere's been a murder. Allegedly. William de Worde is the Discworld's first investigative journalist. He didn't mean to be - it was just an accident. But, as William fills his pages with reports of local club meetings and pictures of... show more
A new stage adaptation of one of Pratchett's best-selling novelsThere's been a murder. Allegedly. William de Worde is the Discworld's first investigative journalist. He didn't mean to be - it was just an accident. But, as William fills his pages with reports of local club meetings and pictures of humorously shaped vegetables, dark forces high up in Ankh-Morpork's society are plotting to overthrow te city's ruler, Lord Vetinari.
Publish date: February 21st 2002
Publisher: Methuen Drama
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, High Fantasy
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
Series: Discworld 2 (#25)
The Truth is the second book in the Industrial Revolution subseries of Discworld. The first book had been Moving Pictures and was one of my least favorite, so I was very pleasantly surprised by this one. I enjoyed it quite a bit. In this book, newspapers are introduced to Ankh-Morpork. Meanw...
The city of Ankh-Morpork is a vast multicultural and multispecies metropolis with a strong economy and police force, so what happens when Discworld’s biggest city gets a newspaper? The twenty-fifth installment of Terry Pratchett’s fantasy-humor series, The Truth once more finds the flat world takin...
Ksiażki Pratchetta zawsze są magiczne. Odpowiednia proporcja magii, satyry, absurdu oraz spraw poważnych i oczywistych, lecz podanych w niecodziennym świetle sprawia, że człowiek inaczej patrzy na otaczającą go rzeczywistość. Nie inaczej było tym razem. Przyznać jednak muszę, że spodziewałem się tro...
April 3 2004Jan 1 2012Having read it twice, I feel like I should remember it better.***December 16, 2014The Industrial Revolution series-within-a-series are all devoted to bringing the Discworld out of medieval European fantasy and into the modern world. This is the development of the printing press...
I have a favorable bias toward the story of someone stumbling into the business of printed news. This story isn't exactly analogous to my own. I decided to start a magazine when the concept of magazines already existed. William de Worde managed to invent the newspaper without even trying. Terry Prat...