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The Long Earth

by Terry Pratchett Stephen Baxter

An unmissable milestone for fans of Sir Terry Pratchett: the first SF novel in over three decades in which the visionary inventor of Discworld has created a new universe of tantalizing possibilities-a series of parallel "Earths" with doorways leading to adventure, intrigue, excitement, and an escape into the furthest reaches of the imagination. The Long Earth, written with award-winning novelist Stephen Baxter, author of Stone Spring, Ark, and Floodwill, captivate science fiction fans of all stripes, readers of Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen, and anyone who enjoyed the Terry Pratchett/Neil Gaiman collaboration Good Omens. The Long Earth is an adventure of the highest order-and an unforgettable read.

The Long Mars

by Terry Pratchett Stephen Baxter

2040. The Long Earth is in chaos. . . .The cataclysmic Yellowstone eruption is shutting down civilization. Whole populations flee to the relative safety of myriad stepwise Earths. Sally Linsay, Joshua Valiente, and Lobsang have all been involved in the perilous post-eruption clean-up.But Joshua faces a crisis close to home. From a long childhood hidden deep in the Long Earth, a new breed of young, super-bright post-humans is emerging--but "normal" human society is turning against them, driven by ignorance and fear. For Joshua, caught up in the conflict, a dramatic showdown seems inevitable.Meanwhile, US Navy Commander Maggie Kauffman embarks on an incredible journey, leading an expedition to the unexplored limits of the far Long Earth.And Sally is contacted by her long-vanished father, Willis Linsay--inventor of the original Stepper device. Ever the maverick, he is planning a fantastic voyage of his own--across the Long Mars. But what is his true motivation? For Joshua, for humankind, for the Long Earth itself--everything is different now.

The Long Utopia

by Terry Pratchett Stephen Baxter

It is the middle of the twenty-first century.After the cataclysmic upheavals of Step Day and the Yellowstone eruption, humanity is spreading farther into the Long Earth. Society, on a battered Datum Earth and beyond, continues to evolve.And new challenges emerge.Now an elderly and cantankerous AI, Lobsang is living with Agnes in an exotic, far-distant world. He's determined to lead a normal life in New Springfield--they even adopt a child. But there are rumors, strange sightings in the sky. On this world, something isn't right. . . .Millions of steps away--learning about a hidden family history and the father he never knew--Joshua receives an urgent summons from New Springfield.Lobsang has come to understand that what has blighted his Earth is also a threat to all the worlds of the Long Earth. Countering this threat will require the combined efforts of humankind, machine, and the super-intelligent Next. And some must make the ultimate sacrifice. . . . the new universe--the Long Earth--they have inadvertently discovered.World-building, the intersection of universes, the coexistence of diverse species, and the cosmic meaning of the Long Earth itself are among the mind-expanding themes explored in this exciting new installment of Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's extraordinary Long Earth series.

Long War

by Terry Pratchett Stephen Baxter

The Long War by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter follows the adventures and travails of heroes Joshua Valiente and Lobsang in an exciting continuation of the extraordinary science fiction journey begun in their New York Times bestseller The Long Earth. A generation after the events of The Long Earth, humankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by "stepping. " A new "America"--Valhalla--is emerging more than a million steps from Datum--our Earth. Thanks to a bountiful environment, the Valhallan society mirrors the core values and behaviors of colonial America. And Valhalla is growing restless under the controlling long arm of the Datum government. Soon Joshua, now a married man, is summoned by Lobsang to deal with a building crisis that threatens to plunge the Long Earth into a war unlike any humankind has waged before.

Lords and Ladies (Discworld #14)

by Terry Pratchett

Although they may feature witches and wizards, vampires and dwarves, along with the occasional odd human, Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld novels are grounded firmly in the modern world. Taking humorous aim at all our foibles, each novel reveals our true character and nature.It's a dreamy midsummer's night in the Kingdom of Lancre. But music and romance aren't the only things filling the air. Magic and mischief are afoot, threatening to spoil the royal wedding of King Verence and his favorite witch, Magrat Garlick. Invaded by some Fairie Trash, soon it won't be only champagne that's flowing through the streets ...

Lores y damas (Mundodisco 14)

by Terry Pratchett

Es plano y se sujeta sobre cuatro elefantes que a su vez se sostienen sobre el caparazón de Gran ATuin, la tortuga más grande que jamás hayas visto. Ahora las hadas han vuelto. Yaya Ceravieja y su pequeño aquelarre se enfrentan a elfos de verdad. Con un acompañamiento completo de enanos, hechiceros, trolls y un orangután. Y montones de canciones y sangre por todas partes. Es la Noche de Verano. No es tiempo de soñar... Bienvenido a una nueva entrega del Mundodisco: una parodia, una novela sobre el amor y algunas actividades asociadas... Acomódate y difruta. Mucha suerte.

Luz fantástica (Mundodisco 2)

by Terry Pratchett

El juez Stafford ha sido envenenado con opio y el inspector Pitt es el encargado de investigar este crimen, asunto que cada vez se va haciendo más y más complejo, pues tropezará con una serie de tramas sentimentales entre sus amigos y conocidos, con las contradicciones de la justicia, con el antisemitismo latente en la sociedad victoriana y con las peculiaridades del mundo teatral. Y a medida que sigue investigando, el inspector Pitt irá recomponiendo una triste historia familiar.Es esta una emocionante historia de intriga que nos sumergirá de lleno en el Londres de la época victoriana y el ingenioso método detectivesco de nuestro protagonista.«Lectura obligatoria para todo adicto al suspense.»El Periódico

Making Money (Discworld #36)

by Terry Pratchett

Amazingly, former arch-swindler-turned-Postmaster General Moist von Lipwig has somehow managed to get the woefully inefficient Ankh-Morpork Post Office running like . . . well, not like a government office at all. Now the supreme despot Lord Vetinari is asking Moist if he'd like to make some real money. Vetinari wants Moist to resuscitate the venerable Royal Mint--so that perhaps it will no longer cost considerably more than a penny to make a penny.Moist doesn't want the job. However, a request from Ankh-Morpork's current ruling tyrant isn't a "request" per se, more like a "once-in-a-lifetime-offer-you-can-certainly-refuse-if-you-feel-you've-lived-quite-long-enough." So Moist will just have to learn to deal with elderly Royal Bank chairman Topsy (née Turvy) Lavish and her two loaded crossbows, a face-lapping Mint manager, and a chief clerk who's probably a vampire. But he'll soon be making lethal enemies as well as money, especially if he can't figure out where all the gold has gone.

Mascarada (Mundodisco 18)

by Terry Pratchett

Y un aquelarre compuesto por Yaya Ceraviejay Tata Ogg siempre es una discusión inacabable y un dolor de cabeza, por no decir que ninguna de las dos sabe hacer bien las tostadas. Pero ya tienen en mente una candidata para hacer de tercera bruja... Candidata que, por desgracia, se ha marchado a la gran ciudad. Concretamente a la Ópera de Ankh-Morpork, donde desde hace algún tiempo está muriendo gente en extrañas circunstancias y todo el mundo habla acerca de un misterioso pero familiar fantasma. Demasiado tentador para la bruja más famosa del mundo.Ésta es la historia del mejor espectáculo nocturno del Mundodisco de Terry Pratchett. Con asesinatos pegadizos que se pueden tararear. Gente cayendo como moscas entre bambalinas. Editores avarientos. Guardias. Brujas. Y un gato... La mayor parte del tiempo.

Maskerade (Discworld #18)

by Terry Pratchett

The Ghost in the bone-white mask who haunts the Ankh-Morpork Opera House was always considered a benign presence -- some would even say lucky -- until he started killing people. The sudden rash of bizarre backstage deaths now threatens to mar the operatic debut of country girl Perdita X. (nee Agnes) Nitt, she of the ample body and ampler voice. Perdita's expected to hide in the chorus and sing arias out loud while a more petitely presentable soprano mouths the notes. But at least it's an escape from scheming Nanny Ogg and old Granny Weatherwax back home, who want her to join their witchy ranks. Once Granny sets her mind on something, however, it's difficult -- and often hazardous -- to dissuade her. And no opera-prowling phantom fiend is going to keep a pair of determined hags down on the farm after they've seen Ankh-Morpork.

Me vestiré de medianoche (Mundodisco 38)

by Terry Pratchett

La cuarta novela protagonizada por Tiffany Dolorido y los Nac Mac Feegle, cierre de esta encantadora subserie del Mundodisco pensada para los lectores más jóvenes (y para los no tan jóvenes), que se inició con Los pequeños hombres libres y siguió en Un sombrero de cielo y La corona de hielo. Con casi dieciséis años, Tiffany Dolorido ya es una bruja en pleno derecho. Ha pasado varios años estudiando con brujas veteranas y ahora ejerce el oficio sola en su tierra natal, la Caliza. Lleva a cabo esas partes de la brujería que no son nada divertidas ni glamurosas, no hacen saltar chispas, no tienen nada que ver con varitas, y de las que rara vez se oye hablar: cuida a los necesitados. Pero alguien, o algo, está fomentando el miedo, inculcando oscuras ideas contra las brujas y resucitando rumores muy desagradables sobre ellas. De repente, el simple hecho de llevar un sombrero puntiagudo puede traer muchos problemas. Aun peor, todo apunta a que el culpable sea un misterioso fantasma que está persiguiendo a una joven bruja en especial. Y ya casi ha dado con ella... Con la ayuda de sus diminutos aliados azules, Tiffany deberá encontrar y acabar con este malestar atacando su raíz. Porque si Tiffany cae, la Caliza entera caerá con ella. La crítica ha dicho...«Tiffany, la bruja adolescente, es una de las creaciones [de Pratchett] más extraordinarias hasta el momento.»Time Out «Aunque sabe bien cómo tejer una historia, lo realmente divertido en los libros de Pratchett es su inventiva, que la podemos ver línea a línea [...] Y, escribiendo mejor que nunca, nos hace reír un montón.»The Sunday Times

Men at Arms (Discworld #15)

by Terry Pratchett

A Young Dwarf's Dream Corporal Carrot has been promoted! He's now in charge of the new recruits guarding Ankh-Morpork, Discworld's greatest city, from Barbarian Tribes, Miscellaneous Marauders, unlicensed Thieves, and such. It's a big job, particularly for an adopted dwarf.But an even bigger job awaits. An ancient document has just revealed that Ankh-Morpork, ruled for decades by Disorganized crime, has a secret sovereign! And his name is Carrott... And so begins the most awesome epic encounter of all time, or at least all afternoon, in which the fate of a city--indeed of the universe itself!--depends on a young man's courage, an ancient sword's magic, and a three-legged poodle's bladder.

Monstrous Regiment (Discworld #31)

by Terry Pratchett

War has come to Discworld ... again.And, to no one's great surprise, the conflict centers around the small, arrogantly fundamentalist duchy of Borogravia, which has long prided itself on its unrelenting aggressiveness. A year ago, Polly Perks's brother marched off to battle, and Polly's willing to resort to drastic measures to find him. So she cuts off her hair, dons masculine garb, and -- aided by a well-placed pair of socks -- sets out to join this man's army. Since a nation in such dire need of cannon fodder can't afford to be too picky, Polly is eagerly welcomed into the fighting fold--along with a vampire, a troll, an Igor, a religious fanatic, and two uncommonly close "friends." It would appear that Polly "Ozzer" Perks isn't the only grunt with a secret. But duty calls, the battlefield beckons. And now is the time for all good ... er ... "men" to come to the aid of their country.

Mort (Discworld #4)

by Terry Pratchett Victor Gollancz

Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels are consistent number one bestseller in England, where they have catapulted him into the highest echelons of parody next to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen.In this Discworld installment, Death comes to Mort with an offer he can't refuse -- especially since being, well, dead isn't compulsory.As Death's apprentice, he'll have free board and lodging, use of the company horse, and he won't need time off for family funerals. The position is everything Mort thought he'd ever wanted, until he discovers that this perfect job can be a killer on his love life.

Mort (Mundodisco 4)

by Terry Pratchett

En el Londres victoriano, aquel rutilante mundo de elegancia para unos pocos, hipocresía de esos mismos pocos y formal cortesía hasta para ir al retrete, se cometían crimenes como en cualquier otra gran ciudad.Clemency Shaw, la esposa de un prominete doctor, ha muerto en un incendio. Pero el inspector Pitt tiene dudas sobre el origen del mismo, y, junto a su astuta esposa Charlotte, deberá recorrer una intrincada y siniestra red de pistas y personajes que van desde los más bajos fondos de la sociedad victoriana hasta los más selectos centros de poder...

Mort: A Novel of Discworld

by Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels are consistent number one bestseller in England, where they have catapulted him into the highest echelons of parody next to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen.In this Discworld installment, Death comes to Mort with an offer he can't refuse -- especially since being, well, dead isn't compulsory.As Death's apprentice, he'll have free board and lodging, use of the company horse, and he won't need time off for family funerals. The position is everything Mort thought he'd ever wanted, until he discovers that this perfect job can be a killer on his love life.

Moving Pictures (Discworld #10)

by Terry Pratchett

Discworld's pesky alchemists are up to their old tricks again. This time, they've discovered how to get gold from silver -- the silver screen that is. Hearing the siren call of Holy Wood is one Victor Tugelbend, a would-be wizard turned extra. He can't sing, he can't dance, but he can handle a sword (sort of), and now he wants to be a star. So does Theda Withel, an ambitious ingénue from a little town (where else?) you've probably never heard of. But the click click of moving pictures isn't just stirring up dreams inside Discworld. Holy Wood's magic is drifting out into the boundaries of the universes, where raw realities, the could-have-beens, the might-bes, the never-weres, the wild ideas are beginning to ferment into a really stinky brew. It's up to Victor and Gaspode the Wonder Dog (a star if ever one was born!) to rein in the chaos and bring order back to a starstruck Discworld. And they're definitely not ready for their close-up!

Nation

by Terry Pratchett

When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne--a traveler from the other side of the globe--is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language and customs, the two are united by catastrophe. Slowly, they are joined by other refugees. And as they struggle to protect the small band, Mau and Daphne defy ancestral spirits, challenge death himself, and uncover a long-hidden secret that literally turns the world upside down.

Night Watch (Discworld #29)

by Terry Pratchett

One moment, Sir Sam Vimes is in his old patrolman form, chasing a sweet-talking psychopath across the rooftops of Ankh-Morpork. The next, he's lying naked in the street, having been sent back thirty years courtesy of a group of time-manipulating monks who won't leave well enough alone. This Discworld is a darker place that Vimes remembers too well, three decades before his title, fortune, beloved wife, and impending first child. Worse still, the murderer he's pursuing has been transported back also. Worst of all, it's the eve of a fabled street rebellion that needlessly destroyed more than a few good (and not so good) men. Sam Vimes knows his duty, and by changing history he might just save some worthwhile necks--though it could cost him his own personal future. Plus there's a chance to steer a novice watchman straight and teach him a valuable thing or three about policing, an impressionable young copper named Sam Vimes.

Only You Can Save Mankind

by Terry Pratchett

The alien spaceship is in his sights. His finger is on the Fire button. Johnny Maxwell is about to set the new high score on the computer game Only You Can Save Mankind.Suddenly:We wish to talk.Huh? We surrender.The aliens aren't supposed to surrender -- they're supposed to die! Now what is Johnny going to do with a fleet of alien prisoners who know their rights under the international rules of war and are demanding safe-conduct? It's hard enough trying to save Mankind from the Galactic Hordes. It's even harder trying to save the Galactic Hordes from Mankind.But it's just a game, isn't it? Isn't it?Master storyteller Terry Pratchett leaves readers breathless -- with laughter, and with suspense -- in a reality-bending tale of virtual heroism.

El pais del fin del mundo (Mundodisco 22)

by Terry Pratchett

Mundodisco es un mundo y también un espejo de mundos. Éste no es un libro sobre Australia, sino sobre un país totalmente distinto que, sin embargo, y por pura casualidad, en ciertos aspectos resulta un poco... australiano. Se trata de un territorio seco y caluroso en el que todo lo que no es ponzoñoso es venenoso. Pero aun así, es un bonito lugar, y está amenazado de muerte. El inepto mago Rincewind quizá consiga salvarlo, pero nunca se sabe. No obstante, que nadie se ponga nervioso. Calma y tranquilidad.

Papá puerco (Mundodisco 20)

by Terry Pratchett

Es la Vigilia de los Puercos, la fiesta invernal que marca el año nuevo en el Mundodisco. Los niños duermen y esperan que Papá Puerco baje por la chimenea y les deje sus regalos. Sin embargo, algo extraño está ocurriendo. El visitante no es un anciano tripudo de barba blanca. Recuerda más bien a un esqueleto. No se aclara mucho con el almohadón que lleva atado a la cintura debajo del traje rojo. Exclama «¡Jo, jo, jo jo!» en tono fúnebre y parece más acostumbrado a usar la guadaña que a repartir caramelos dentro de los calcetines. Pero alguien tiene que hacer el trabajo, porque Papá Puerco está... bueno, a falta de palabra mejor, muerto. Y si para mañana por la mañana no creen en él las suficientes personas, el sol no asomará por el borde del mundo. En esta nueva novela (que debería llevar un aviso en portada por su tremenda adictividad) el destino del Mundodisco queda en manos del auténtico sentido de la fiesta más entrañable del calendario, que es poner regalos bajo el árbol y comer hasta reventar. ¿O era la paz y la buena voluntad? Quizá su sentido último sea otro, olvidado hace tiempo. «Tras veinte libros en la serie del Mundodisco, Pratchett debe ser el aspirante más creíble al trono que dejó vacante hace tanto tiempo P. G. Wodehouse.» The Times

Perillán

by Terry Pratchett

Perillán es un muchacho de diecisiete años que sobrevive buscando objetos de valor en las cloacas del Londres victoriano. Tras una reyerta en la que defiende a una joven de un par de rufianes violentos, un periodista que responde al nombre de Charles Dickens queda impresionado por la valentía y la ingenuidad del muchacho, y le anima a averiguar la identidad y los motivos de los agresores.Cuando Perillán empieza a investigar, se ve envuelto en una serie de incidentes que le convierten en una celebridad... No tardará en conocer a los políticos y las personalidades más relevantes del imperio y tendrá que enfrentarse a un complot con insospechadas repercusiones internacionales.En esta arrebatadora aventura llena de intriga e inventiva, Terry Pratchett combina mejor que nunca el humor, la sabiduría y ese original estilo de fantasía que le han valido la admiración de legiones de seguidores.«Una de esas ocasiones en las que el lector suspira cómodamente y se relaja porque sabe que está en buenas manos [...]. Una novela exuberante, divertida y encantadora.» The Guardian«Sorprendente, irónico y lleno de la intensidad y de la emoción intrínsecas de la vida. No te lo pierdas.» Kirkus Reviews

Pies de barro (Mundodisco 19)

by Terry Pratchett

Alguien está asesinando a ancianitos inofensivos en Ankh-Morpork y la Guardia de la Ciudad quiere saber quién es. También quiere saber otras muchas cosas, como quién está envenenando lentamente al patricio y dejando la ciudad sin gobierno. Y cómo lo hace. Y por qué los gólems se comportan de forma tan extraña últimammente. Y por qué todas las malditas pistas apuntan en la dirección equivocada. Y lo más inquietante de todo: cómo es posible que Nobby Nobbs (que necesita papeles firmados para demostrar que es un ser humano) esté recibiendo invitaciones para las fiestas más selectas d de la ciudad. Todo un reto para el comandante Sam Vimes y su tropa multiétnica de la Guardia de Ankh-Morpork, en una historia de intriga con la que Pratchett demuestra una vez más que las investigaciones policiales en el Mundo disco siempre deparan más de una sorpresa.

Pirómides (Mundodisco 7)

by Terry Pratchett

Un nuevo miembro de la hermandad de asesinos hereda el reino de Djelibeyi, conocido por sus monumentales pirámides y el glorioso hecho de que dentro de sus fronteras nada ha cambiado en 1.500 años. Sin embargo, el nuevo monarca no está dispuesto a que las cosas sigan igual...Una nueva entrega de la saga del Mundodisco, la serie de ciencia ficción más hilarante de todos los tiempos."Terry Pratchett es uno de los mejores y más divertidos escritores ingleses vivos..."The Independent

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