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The Unseen University Cut-Out Book

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A must-have accessory for the most dedicated Pratchett fans — a Discworld cut-out book for adults.

The phenomenal Discworld series has a new addition to its growing hoard of artifacts — a cut-out book for adults. An extraordinary feat of paper engineering, the cut-out book contains the makings of a detailed 3-D model of the Unseen University, Discworld’s most ancient and co
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Paperback, 166 pages
Published October 31st 2006 by Doubleday UK
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G.R. Forrest
Jul 01, 2014 G.R. Forrest rated it it was amazing
I don't know if 'read' is quite the right expression for this one... But I'm slowly putting the model together and so far it seems to be beautifully well planned out. It's just going to be a question of where and how to display it once I've finished!
Saleris
Ok, as much as you can "read" a book of card shapes. I liked this becasue of the concept. It's not a "book". It's a large set of heavy paper with lovely drawings and a lot of engineering involved to make a reality of a literary concept. Wonderful!
Dane Cobain
Apr 20, 2016 Dane Cobain rated it really liked it
It’s quite hard for me to rate this one, because it is exactly what it says it is – the idea is that you cut out each of the parts and build yourself your own scale model of the Unseen University. Unfortunately, I didn’t want to ruin the book and so I didn’t do it, although I did enjoy the accompanying text, though there isn’t much of it and nothing worth buying the book for. No, you’ll want the book for the model, which I must admit looks pretty cool in the finished pictures that I’ve seen – I’ ...more
Choo Ann
Apr 05, 2013 Choo Ann rated it it was amazing
Had a good time assembling the Unseen University model. Wanna give-away the whole model. Any takers?
Sam Drummond
Jun 12, 2013 Sam Drummond rated it really liked it
cool enjoyed being able to see up close part of ankh-morpork.
Heather
Oct 20, 2012 Heather rated it it was amazing
One day, I will finish building this.....
Virginia
Mar 29, 2016 Virginia rated it it was amazing
Coole Sache. Habe es nie geschafft sie zu Ende zu bauen...
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Mar 25, 2008 Abigail Cantrell marked it as to-read
fun for little boys, too?
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Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter. His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe.

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