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Description - Making Money by Terry Pratchett

Pratchett takes on the bankers and the financial system in the thirty-sixth Discworld novel.

'As bright and shiny as a newly minted coin; clever, engaging and laugh-out-loud funny' The TimesThe Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is . . .Whoever said you can't fool an honest man wasn't one. The Royal Bank is facing a crisis, and it's time for a change of management.There are a few problems that may arise with the job . . . The Chief Cashier is almost certainly a vampire - there's something nameless in the cellar and it turns out that the Royal Mint runs at a loss. Meanwhile, people actually want to know where the money's gone. It's a job for life.But, as former con-man Moist von Lipwig is learning, that life is not necessarily a long one.He's about to be exposed as a fraud, but if he's lucky the Assassins' Guild might get him first. In fact, a lot of people want him dead. Everywhere he looks he's making enemies.Oh. And every day he has to take the Chairman for walkies. ____________________The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Making Money is the second book in the Moist von Lipwig series.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552167703
ISBN-10: 0552167703
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 127mm x 30mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Corgi Books
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Feb-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. His fortieth Discworld novel, Raising Steam, was published in 2013. His books have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015. www.terrypratchett.co.uk terryandrob

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