Small Gods

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Gollancz, 1992 - Discworld (Imaginary place) - 272 pages
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Brutha is a simple lad. He can't read or write, but he's pretty good at growing melons, and his wants are few. He wants peace and justice and brotherly love, but most of all he wants his god, who's currently in the shape of a tortoise, to choose someone else.

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Review: Small Gods (Discworld #13)

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Might get five stars solely for being my introduction to Pratchett, but it's pretty fricken awesome even without that credit. Read full review

Review: Small Gods (Discworld #13)

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Great book,both humorus and Gets you to ask questions about yourshelf Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Terry Pratchett was on born April 28, 1948 in Beaconsfield, United Kingdom. He left school at the age of 17 to work on his local paper, the Bucks Free Press. While with the Press, he took the National Council for the Training of Journalists proficiency class. He also worked for the Western Daily Press and the Bath Chronicle. He produced a series of cartoons for the monthly journal, Psychic Researcher, describing the goings-on at the government's fictional paranormal research establishment, Warlock Hall. In 1980, he was appointed publicity officer for the Central Electricity Generating Board with responsibility for three nuclear power stations. His first novel, The Carpet People, was published in 1971. His first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. He became a full-time author in 1987. He wrote more than 70 books during his lifetime including The Dark Side of the Sun, Strata, The Light Fantastic, Equal Rites, Mort, Sourcery, Truckers, Diggers, Wings, Dodger, Raising Steam, and Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Tales. He was diagnosis with early onset Alzheimer's disease in 2007. He was knighted for services to literature in 2009 and received the World Fantasy award for life achievement in 2010. His title The Shephard's Crown made the New Zealand Best Seller List. He died on March 12, 2015 at the age of 66. The University of South Australia has announced in 2015 the formation of the biennial $100,000 Sir Terry Pratchett Memorial Scholarship, funded by a $1m endowment to the university made by the UK author. The scholarship will be awarded to a student to undertake a two-year Masters by research at the University of South Australia, including a fully funded exchange to Trinity College Dublin for up to a year.

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