Though the action in the light fantastic takes over immediately following the events in the first book, rincewind has fallen reading sir terry. My series of full audiobook reactions to the discworld by terry pratchett. When light encounters a strong magical field it loses all sense of urgency. The magical planet of discworld is supported by four massive elephants who stand on the back of the great atuin, a giant turtle swimming slowly through the mysterious interstellar gulf. Buy the light fantastic by terry pratchett from waterstones today.
Click on the book title to see more details including synopsis, books by same author etc. It was the first of more than 40 volumes in his wildly popular discworld series of satirical fantasy novels set on a flat planet carried by four elephants standing on the back of a giant turtle. Terry pratchett is an internationally acclaimed author who specializes in fantasy books. The light fantastic mp3 audio books free in english download the. The light fantastic is the second book in terry pratchett s discworld series. The light fantastic is the sequel to pratchett s first discworld book the color of magic, and i definitely think its better. Let waterstones introduce you to some of the greatest and funniest characters in modern fiction.
Terry pratchett s work is full of references, allusions, parodies and injokes. The light fantastic audiobook terry pratchett audible. The light fantastic mp3 audio books free in english download the light fantastic audiobook written by. Written by terry pratchett, audiobook narrated by tony robinson. Any adventurous sailor who got funny ideas from staring at eggs and oranges for too long and set out for the antipodes soon learned that the reason why distant ships sometimes looked as though they were disappearing over the edge of the world was that they were disappearing over the edge of the world. He was the only child of david and eileen pratchett. The light fantastic is a continuation of rincewind and twoflowers journeys across discworld. Publication date 2005 topics vimes, samuel fictitious character, discworld imaginary place publisher new york. Wintersmith is a comic fantasy novel by british writer terry pratchett, set in the discworld and written with younger readers in mind. The sidesplitting sequel to the color of magic, the light fantastic by new york times bestselling author sir terry pratchett takes readers on another offbeat journey with bumbling wizard rincewind and hapless tourist twoflowerboth last seen falling off the edge of discworld.
And on the discworld the magic was embarrassingly strong, which meant that the soft yellow light of dawn flowed over the sleeping landscape like the caress of a gentle lover or, as some would have it, like golden syrup. I cant say categorically that the word cunt couldnt possibly occur in any terry pratchett book. Buy the light fantastic on amazon yep im an affiliate. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. I listened to the light fantastic right after this one, and i must say i liked the second book better than i liked the colour of magic.
The plot of the light fantastic was the focus of the series second episode. Quotes from the light fantastic by terry pratchett chris jones. Visit now to browse our huge range of products at great prices. Oct 25, 2019 terry pratchett is my favorite author, solely due to his delightful discworld novels. As discworld begins to move toward the new red star in the sky, rincewind is obsessed by the spell in his head. Browse audiobooks written by terry pratchett sorted by. The light fantastic by terry pratchett, 9780552128483, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. It is labelled a story of discworld to indicate its status as childrens or young adult fiction, unlike most of the books in the discworld series.
The success of the colour of magic prompted pratchett to put the story aside in favour of working on the light fantastic. The light fantastic first and last among sequels by. The colour of magic, the first novel in terry pratchett s wildly imaginative discworld series, takes the listener on a remarkable journey. Sir terry pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling discworld series, the first of which, the colour of magic, was published in 1983. The discworld needs saving and only rincewind can do it something to do with one of the 8 great spells slinking around in his head. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free. The light fantastic terry pratchett read online free book. Download and keep this book for free with a 30 day trial. The light fantastic is the second book in terry pratchetts discworld series. This is a reprint 1991 of the colin smythe british edition.
The light fantastic ebook by terry pratchett rakuten kobo. Listen to the light fantastic discworld novel 2 by terry pratchett available from rakuten kobo. Four discworld novels hogfather, going postal, the colour of magic and the light fantastic have been adapted for television, with more to follow. Terry pratchett was a very prolific novelist and his books are enjoyed by readers of all ages worldwide. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by. The light fantastic is the second book from discworld and you should read the color of magic first because it continues the story of rincewind and twoflower in this hilarious and totally crazy world where you can find talking trees, walking luggage, an old barbarian hero, insane wizards and druids and of course death. Many people have written about this popular fantasy series, but they seem to ignore the audio versions of the books, which i think is their best format. Click new books to see the latest additions to the calibre library. The idea resurfaced in late 2010 following a dinner conversation with his assistant and american agent, and discussion with stephen baxter prompted the development of the first book in the series, the long earth, and the. If youve listened to books by terry pratchett before, how does this one compare. Jun 02, 1986 three years after terry pratchett published the color of magic, the first discworld book, he published the second, the light fantastic, having decided convincingly that this was a worthwhile project. While each of the discworld books is written to be read independently of any others, the light fantastic is a lot more enjoyable, and makes a lot more sense if you read the colour of magic first. Terry pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling discworld series, the first of which, the colour of magic, was published in 1983.
The magical planet of discworld is supported by four massive elephants who stand on the back of the great atuin, a giant turtle. Rincewind david jason only fools and horses, a touch of frost, the darling buds of may, open all hours twoflower sean astin lord of the rings trilogy, the goonies trymon tim curry the rocky horror picture show, legend. The title is a quote from a poem by john milton and in the original context referred to dancing lightly with extravagance. Hundreds of such references have been collected in the annotated pratchett file apf. He spent his early life in bridgewater, somerset where he sat for his eleven plus exam and passed. Download audiobooks by terry pratchett at and save.
Welcome to terry pratchett s discworld a world as flat as a pancake resting on the back of four elephants, standing on a tortoise, flying through space. The colour of magic, comic fantasy novel written by english author terry pratchett and published in 1983. The light fantastic terry pratchett love, laughter, and a touch of. Early in the book it becomes apparent that great atuin, the giant turtle that carries the discworld is set a new course that leads it directly into a red star. Written by terry pratchett, narrated by nigel planer. The light fantastic e o segundo livro da serie discworld, do autor ingles terry pratchett. He also talks about how being a knight can come in useful and how to go about making your own sword. Radio morpork is a podcast which discusses and analyses terry pratchett s discworld one book at a time. As with the colour of magic, and in fact with all of sir terrys books, there is not much you can say that has not already been said. Ele continua a historia iniciada no primeiro livro. Mp3 books are available on both mp3 cd and usb memory stick and via streaming. In all, he was the author of fifty bestselling books. Read the light fantastic discworld novel 2 by terry pratchett available from rakuten kobo. I cant heap enough praise on nigel planers narration.
As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the discworld could do with a hero. This volume is a graphic novel version of the first two discworld novels. The light fantastic exclusively embossed with terry s signature and sealed with his coat of arms. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. The fate of pratchett s alternative fantasy macrocosm are in the bumbling duos hands as it. Id avoid the colour of magic and the light fantastic but thats mainly because theyre the first ones he wrote and theyre simply not very good compared to the later ones imo. Book club genres all book club genres sorting by best selling this month book lists. Many consider pratchett to be the funniest writer of the last few decades. What it doesnt need is a singularly inept and cowardly. The plot is unlike in the color of magic concentrated on one thing, and the thing is a bright red star thats approaching the disc. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. Three years after terry pratchett published the color of magic, the first discworld book, he published the second, the light fantastic, having decided convincingly that this was a worthwhile project. Feb 22, 2015 i had to make a book trailer for school and here it is. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition.
Click new books to see the latest additions to the calibre library click on the book title to see more details including synopsis, books by same author etc. The light fantastic is the second book on the discworld series and the sequel to the colour of magic. It was written by vadim jean and mucked about with by terry pratchett. The light fantastic by terry pratchett librarything. It was published on 2 june 1986, the first printing being of 1,034 copies. Unfortunately, the hero happens to be the singularly. The first discworld novel, the colour of magic, was published in 1983, and the series is still going strong almost three decades later. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Colm and rose discuss the light fantastic, a further. Terry pratchett s profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to the likes of mark twain, kurt vonnegut, douglas adams, and carl hiaasen. It is about a young boy, billy, who meets a giraffe, pelican and monkey who work as window cleaners. He always held that panic was the best means of survival. Books by terry pratchett 42 books calibre audio library.
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The light fantastic follows on after the introduction of rincewind and twoflower in the previous novel the colour of magic. In the light fantastic, only one individual can save the world from a disastrous collision. More areas of the world are revealed to the reader, and we for the first time get a decent look. Listen to the light fantastic audiobook by terry pratchett, narrated by nigel planer. The light fantastic by terry pratchett waterstones. The great atuin, the heroic turtle who supports the weight of the entire. Buy the light fantastic audio book by terry pratchett online from the works. He was born terrence david john pratchett in 28th of april 1948 in beaconsfield buckinghamshire, england.
Rincewind, the inept wizard, and twoflower, the discs first tourist, end up traveling across the disc and getting into more and more trouble. The light fantastic is a direct sequal to the colour of magic. Maybe i like the characters from the second part better. The light fantastic by terry pratchett august 17, 2015 patrick t reardon 0 in terry pratchett s second discworld novel the light fantastic, a mob of ankhmorpork citizens has marched through the streets to the gates of the unseen university to. The light fantastic the sidesplitting sequel to the color of magic, the light fantastic by new york times bestselling author sir terry pratchett takes readers on another offbeat journey with bumbling wizard rincewind and hapless tourist twoflowerboth last seen falling off the edge of discworld. Following on from the release of skys adaptation of hogfather, terry pratchett s hogfather, the illustrated screenplay was released in 2006.1270 691 1269 1440 451 1504 780 388 226 356 385 877 917 273 1252 755 631 940 1450 350 104 1565 455 406 880 115 113 1128 1262 1440