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The Unseen University Challenge: Terry Pratchett's Discworld Quizbook

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THE UNSEEN UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE:

Trolls have smashed down the door, there's a banshee on the roof, the river's caught fire, the librarian has turned into some kind of ape, and this is your starter for ten...

Questions about figgins, DEATH, mind-destroying footnotes, carnivorous Luggage with lots of little legs, quantum butterflies, the magico-numerical significance of what

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Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 23rd 1996 by Gollancz
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Michael
Feb 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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The Unseen University Challenge is a brilliant quiz book, perfect for Discworld fans. It covers the books in the Discworld series from The Colour Of Magic to Maskerade with a few additions here and there such as Strata and the Discworld maps.

Its a great book if you want to see how much you can remember from the books covered in this quiz or as a little game between a few friends who also like Discworld. It is really good for pointing out little facts that you may have missed whilst reading the
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Kell
Jan 12, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Calling all Discworld fans! Anyone who thinks they know their stuff when it comes to the Discworld should get their gleeful mitts on this dandy little updated quiz book. Containing questions across the scale of easy-peasy to devillishly difficult, it will challenge even the hardiest of Pratchetteers as they test their knowledge of the flatest of fantasy worlds. It's fun, it's funny and it's a must-have addition to anyone who loves the work of Britain's greatest living fantasy author!
Roberta
Apr 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a little book with short quizzes on the most random little facts, names and Roundworld parallels that anyone could have come up with. It can be read through for fans who feel that they need some more Discworld in their lives. Sadly, having been published in 1996, the book only covers the first dozen or so Discworld books.
Bill Horn
Sep 24, 2017 rated it liked it
Unfortunately I flunked out of the University. I enjoy Pratchett's writing and the Diskworld universe, but I'm not obsessive enough over the details.

When it's a quiz/final exam that's a fatal error. At least it wasn't an essay test.
Stargazer
Jul 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
i barely got into double figures with correct answers, but i still enjoyed the memory jogs.
Adam Cleaver
Jun 06, 2018 rated it it was ok
Additional reading with regards to the Discworld Universe
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Terry Pratchett's "Discworld" Quizbook by David Langford (1996)
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Jun 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
This was interesting but I did not remember many of the answers
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