Save 15% on the Terry Pratchett set

Terry Pratchett

Illustrated by Omar Rayyan

Save 15% when you buy both Terry Pratchett books

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Save 15% on the Terry Pratchett set

Save 15% when you buy both Terry Pratchett books

Our Terry Pratchett set includes Small Gods and Mort.

Small Gods
The Discworld is ripe with gods – from the impressive inhabitants of Cori Celesti to P’tang-P’tang the newt god, worshipped by a grand total of 51 believers – and all of them need belief to exist. Without a single honestly meant prayer, the gods of the Discworld waste away to nothing, becoming half-heard whispers of temptation in the desert, while humans move on to the next big omniscient deity. It was always Terry Pratchett’s approach to examine human nature through the lens of fantasy fiction, and Small Gods, taking on the thorny subjects of organised religion, power and philosophy, is no small triumph. Searing in its satire but always deeply humane, it is packed with Pratchett’s familiar humour and witty footnotes.
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Mort
Young Mort despairs of finding a suitable career in his provincial village, until one day he is rather unexpectedly hired by a bony figure in a cowl – Death, it seems, is in need of an apprentice. Introduced to the chilly truth behind the workings of the universe, the inherently curious Mort cannot help but meddle with the laws of time and space. The resulting chaos means all manner of trouble for the stability of reality, not to mention his burgeoning love life …
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Production Details

Save 15% on the Terry Pratchett set book
  • Both books are:

  • Bound in cloth with an inset paper label printed with an image by Omar Rayyan
  • Set in Caslon
  • Black & white title-page illustration and 7 colour illustrations by the artist
  • Printed endpapers and slipcase
  • 9½" x 6¼"

  • Small Gods
  • 304 pages

  • Mort
  • 240 pages

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was born in 1948 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. After leaving school he worked as a journalist and as a press officer before becoming a full-time writer in 1987. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld series, which has been published in translation worldwide. His other titles include The Carpet People (1971), published when he was just twenty-three years old; Good Omens (1990), a collaboration with Neil Gaiman; Nation (2008); Dodger (2012); and The Long Earth series (2012–15), a collaboration with Stephen Baxter. In 1998 he was appointed OBE and in 2009 he was knighted for services to literature. Pratchett died in March 2015.

About Omar Rayyan

Omar Rayyan is a US-based artist whose illustrations are featured in various games, children’s publications, magazines and illustrated books, including The Brown Fairy Book (2010) and A Traveller in Time (2012) for The Folio Society. His work has garnered many awards, including the Spectrum Fantastic Art Silver and Gold Awards, and the Chesley’s Lifetime Achievement Award. His paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the US and Europe, and grace the walls of many art collectors worldwide. Omar currently resides on the island of Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts.

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