The Light Fantastic

As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld could do with a hero...

Synopsis

‘What shall we do?’ said Twoflower.

‘Panic?’ said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival.

As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld could do with a hero.

What it doesn’t need is a singularly inept and cowardly wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world, or a well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind (and legs) of its own.

Which is a shame, because that’s all there is…

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but The Light Fantastic is the second book in the Wizards series.

‘What shall we do?’ said Twoflower.

‘Panic?’ said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival.

As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld could do with a hero.

What it doesn’t need is a singularly inept and cowardly wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world, or a well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind (and legs) of its own.

Which is a shame, because that’s all there is…

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but The Light Fantastic is the second book in the Wizards series.

‘What shall we do?’ said Twoflower.

‘Panic?’ said Rincewind hopefully. He always held that panic was the best means of survival.

As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld could do with a hero.

What it doesn’t need is a singularly inept and cowardly wizard, still recovering from the trauma of falling off the edge of the world, or a well-meaning tourist and his luggage which has a mind (and legs) of its own.

Which is a shame, because that’s all there is…

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but The Light Fantastic is the second book in the Wizards series.

‘Pratchett uses his other world to hold up a distorting mirror to our own . . . he is a satirist of enormous talent.’


The Times

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