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The Rincewind Trilogy (Discworld - Rincewind series #03 - 05)

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The Discworld is an alternate sort of universe than ours, flat, riding through space on the back of four elephants* which, in turn, are standing on the shell of an enormous turtle. The Rincewind trilogy stars scruffy-bearded Rincewind, sixteen years at the lowest level of the Unseen University, silver letters on his droopy-brim pointed hat spell WIZZZARD, and his robes of ...more
Hardcover, 568 pages
Published 2001 by Gollancz
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Johnny Diaz This trilogy can be read separate the other Disk World books. All of them are stories upon themselves, but mind, they do come in groups.

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Jun 25, 2010 rated it really liked it
I cannot read a book with Rincewind without laughing till my sides hurt.
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"There are eight levels of wizardry on the Disc; after sixteen years Rincewind has failed to achieve even level one.. tall and thin .. scrubby kind of beard", occupation identifiable by tattered red robe and pointy floppy brim hat with silver letters 'WIZZZARD' p11. Does this mean he is 16 or early 20s? He believes in running away; where 'to' works out after enough 'from'. He lands in troubled alternate histories; luck and magic pull him out. What if Death, War, and Pestilence got drunk and forg ...more
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May 13, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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First read in secondary school, and re-read during JC. Very few authors can mix in the fun and humor as well as interesting little observations on modern society, with some very good puns. Probably 1 of the few people I'd allow to use puns.
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Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
40 of so books, different collections, some audio, it's pratchett, read and heard some as well, all. Dates wrong.
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Jan 07, 2011 rated it it was ok
Just didn't compare to Witches of Feegles, the weakest portion of the stories I've read from Discworld.
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Aug 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Another great terry pratchet read. reading these in sequence was a pleasure and keep me laughing right to the end.
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