The Fifth Elephant (Discworld Novel 24)

Written by Terry Pratchett

Part of the Discworld Novels Series

The Fifth Elephant (Discworld Novel 24) Synopsis

They say that diplomacy is a gentle art. That mastering it is a lifetime's work. But you do need a certain inclination in that direction. It's not something you can just pick up on the job. A few days ago Sam Vimes was a copper - an important copper, true - chief of police - but still, at his core, a policeman. But today he is an ambassador - to the mysterious, fat-rich country of Uberwald. Today, Sam Vimes is also a man on the run. He has nothing but his native wit and the gloomy trousers of Uncle Vanya (don't ask). It's snowing. It's freezing. And if he can't make it through the forest to civilization there's going to be a terrible war. There are monsters on his trail. They're bright. They're fast. They're werewolves - and they're catching up.

The Fifth Elephant (Discworld Novel 24) Press Reviews

Precisely balanced . . . excellent set pieces . . . a cracking comic thriller. * The Times * He would be amusing in any form and his spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction. * Mail on Sunday *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552167628
Publication date: 10th October 2013
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 464 pages

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

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