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Discworld Assassins' Guild Yearbook and Diary 2000 (Discworld Companion Books)

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The Ankh-Morpork Assassins' Guild* in its modern form is the result of Lord Vetinari's distinctive civic policy, and is renowned across the Discworld. It offers the best all-round education in the world, because a qualified assassin should be at home in any company, and able to play at least one musical instrument. Anyone inhumed by a graduate of the Guild school can go to ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published 1999 by Gollancz
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The year 2000 Discworld diary was themed on the Assassins' Guild and provided in-depth information into the rules and regulations of the teaching at the Guild. Essentially it is like the most elite private school on the Disc (the equivalent of Oxford University).

As usual, this diary is meant to be used as a functioning diary so the written content is limited but Pratchett manages to pack a lot of information into a relatively small page count by adopting the style of an introd
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