William de Worde is the accidental editor of the Discworld's first newspaper. New printing technology means that words just won't obediently stay nailed down like usual. There's a very real threat of news getting out there. Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist's life –... show more
William de Worde is the accidental editor of the Discworld's first newspaper. New printing technology means that words just won't obediently stay nailed down like usual. There's a very real threat of news getting out there.
Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist's life – people who want him dead, a recovering vampire with a suicidal fascination for flash photography, some more people who want him dead in a different way and, worst of all, the man who keeps begging him to publish pictures of his humorously shaped potatoes.
William just wants to get at the truth. Unfortunately, everyone else wants to get at William. And it's only the third edition...
Publish date: 2001-11-07
Pages no: 444
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld 2 (#25)
Series: Discworld #25 Some dwarves set up a printing press in Ankh-Morporkh and Lord Vetinari decides it's time to move with the times and allow it, much to the Engravers' Guild's consternation. The book is a lot of fun, and I liked how Pratchett gave a nod to both the owner of the first printing ...
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...
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