“Pratchett . . . has a satirist's instinct for the absurd and a cartoonist's eye for the telling detail."

Daily Telegraph (London)

“The purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse.”

Washington Post Book World

Sam Vimes, watch commander of Ankh-Morpork, is at long last taking a much-needed (and well deserved) vacation. But, of course, this is Discworld®, where nothing goes as planned—and before Vimes can even change his cardboard-soled boots for vacationer’s… (more)

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Minor flaws notwithstanding, The Long Earth is a genuinely thoughtful and entertaining exploration of a profoundly changed universe—and the potential seems endless not just for the characters, but for Pratchett and Baxter as well.

And we're off -- fights, chases, riverboats, sea-ships, kidnapping, murder, revenge, and the world belowstairs and above all come to life in a Pratchett novel that has all the things you want from Discworld: compassion, humor, smarts, and action.

Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (October 11, 2011)

Parent ISBN: 9780062218865

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 1.6 MB

Language: English

Awards: Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2012 winner

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