The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett
  

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Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad.

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The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett

A Shivering Of Worlds. Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad. As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. To protect the land. Her land. There will be a reckoning...The Final DiscWorld Novel.

Reviews

This isn't just a great Discworld book, it's extraordinary ... A magnificent sign-off. -- Kat Brown Daily Telegraph From the shadow of dementia, a brilliant novel shines: Terry Pratchett's last book is a funny, fearless farewell ... This is a book worth reading twice in quick succession. -- Christopher Stevens

A joyful sign-off from a master of fantasy fiction ... High-octane literary enjoyment. -- Nicholas Tucker

Terry Pratchett was never so witty, direct and generous as in this, his final Discworld novel. -- Amanda Craig

The Shepherd's Crown is a sometimes sad, often funny and eminently suitable testament to the life and career of Terry Pratchett. -- David Barnett

About the Author

Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett (1948 - 2015) was born in 1948 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. He had his first story published when he was just thirteen, and after leaving school at seventeen to become a journalist he continued writing, publishing his first novel, The Carpet People, in 1971 and going on to produce the phenomenally successful Discworld and his trilogy for young readers, The Bromeliad. His first Discworld novel for children, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents was awarded the 2001 Carnegie Medal.

Terry Pratchett as well as numerous other books, winning many awards and becoming the UK’s bestselling author. He was appointed OBE in 1998.

He died in March 2015 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. You can find out more about his life and work at www.terrypratchettbooks.com

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Hardback
352 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

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Publisher

Doubleday Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

27th August 2015

ISBN

9780857534811

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