Debuting at #4, this "New York Times" bestseller by the popular author of "Going Postal" describes a game of Trolls and Dwarfs, where the player must take both sides to win.
Once, in a gods-forsaken hellhole called Koom Valley, trolls and dwarfs met in bloody combat. Centuries later, each species still views the other with simmering animosity. Lately, the influential dwarf, Grag Hamcrusher, has been fomenting unrest among Ankh-Morpork's more diminutive citizens--a volatile situation made far worse when the pint-size provocateur is discovered bashed to death . . . with a troll club lying conveniently nearby.
Commander Sam Vimes of the City Watch is aware of the importance of solving the Hamcrusher homicide without delay. (Vimes's second most-pressing responsibility, in fact, next to always being home at six p.m. sharp to read "Where's My Cow?" to Sam, Jr.) But more than one corpse is waiting for Vimes in the eerie, summoning darkness of a labyrinthine mine network being secretly excavated beneath Ankh-Morpork's streets. And the deadly puzzle is pulling him deep into the muck and mire of superstition, hatred, and fear--and perhaps all the way to Koom Valley itself.
About the Author :
Terry Pratchett has contributed to Thud! as an author. Sir Terry Pratchett is one of the world's most popular authors. his novels about the fantastical flat planet Discworld have sold more than 65 million copies, and in 2009 he was knighted for "services to literature."
Sir Terry's highly praised novels for children have won such honors as the "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Award, the "Los Angeles Times" Book prize for Young Adult Literature, a Printz Honor, and Britain's prestigious Carnegie Medal.
He lives in England with his wife and many cats.
|Edition:||Mass Market Paperbound|
|No. of Pages:||398|
|Binding:||Mass Market Paperbound|
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