Small Gods

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Corgi Books, 1993 - Children's stories - 380 pages
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"Religion is a controversial business in the Discworld. Evervone their own opinion, and indeed their own gods. Who come in all shapes and sizes. In such a competitive environment, there is a pressing need to make one's presence felt. And its certainly not remotely helpful to be reduced to appearing in the form ot a tortoise, a manifestation far below god-like in anyone's book. In such instances, you need an acolyte, and fast. Preferably one who won't ask too many questions..."--Back cover.

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User Review  - electrascaife - LibraryThing

Pratchett's Discworld version of holy wars, religious fundamentalism, crises of faith, and the lion and the thorn. A fun-enough story, amusing-enough characters and a few out-loud chuckles = par for the Discworld course. Read full review

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User Review  - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing

An engaging Discworld novel thinly disguised as a commentary on life, the universe and everything. What happens when a god no longer has any followers? Especially a small god. Well, he becomes a tortoise being chased by an eagle. But with one true believer, Brutha all things can change. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

TERRY PRATCHETT is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld series and his trilogy for young readers, The Bromeliad, is scheduled to be adapted into a spectacular animated movie. His first Discworld novel for children, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, was awarded the 2001 Carnegie Medal.

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