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<i>Thud!</i> book by Terry Pratchett

Thud! is a fantasy novel by British writer Terry Pratchett, the 34th book in the Discworld series, first released in the United States on 13 September 2005, then the United Kingdom on 1 October 2005. It was released in the U.S. three weeks before Pratchett's native UK in order to coincide with a signing tour. It was nominated for the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel in 2006.

<i>Thud</i> (album) 1995 studio album by Kevin Gilbert

Thud is the first studio album by the rock artist Kevin Gilbert. It was released in 1995. The album was his last release before his accidental death in 1996.

Nick Butterworth is a British children's author and illustrator.

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Terry Pratchett English fantasy author

Sir Terence David John Pratchett was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels.

Sam Vimes fictional character from Terry Pratchetts Discworld novel series

Samuel "Sam" Vimes is a fictional policeman from Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. Vimes is depicted in the novels as somewhere between an Inspector Morse-type 'old-school' British policeman, and a film-noir-esque grizzled, jaded detective. His appearances throughout the Discworld sequence show him slowly and grudgingly rising through the ranks of both police force and society. As of his latest promotion, his full name and title is: "His Grace, His Excellency, The Duke of Ankh; Commander Sir Samuel Vimes": When serving as Ambassador for Ankh-Morpork, he is also referred to simply as "His Excellency", and is also nicknamed "Blackboard Monitor Vimes", "Vimes the Butcher/Butcher Vimes" and "Vetinari's Terrier" : According to his wife, Sybil, Vimes is recognised by many as Lord Vetinari's right-hand man.

<i>The Colour of Magic</i> Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett

The Colour of Magic is a 1983 comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, and is the first book of the Discworld series. The first printing of the British edition consisted of 506 copies. Pratchett has described it as "an attempt to do for the classical fantasy universe what Blazing Saddles did for Westerns."

A troll is a mythological creature.

Death is the termination of the biological functions that sustain a living organism.

Wizard, the wizard, or wizards and the female counterparts wizardess or wizardesses may refer to:

<i>The Art of Discworld</i> book by Terry Pratchett

The Art of Discworld is a descriptive book of the world of the Discworld as portrayed in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. It showcases the art of Paul Kidby with descriptions of characters and locations by Pratchett and some details of the development of the art by Kidby himself.

<i>The Discworld Companion</i> book by Terry Pratchett

The Discworld Companion is an encyclopaedia of the Discworld fictional universe created by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs.

<i>Wheres My Cow?</i> book by Terry Pratchett

Where's My Cow? is a picture book written by Terry Pratchett and illustrated by Melvyn Grant. It is based on a book that features in Pratchett's Discworld novel Thud!, in which Samuel Vimes reads it to his son.

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Soul Music is a seven-part animated television adaptation of the 1994 book of the same name by Terry Pratchett, produced by Channel 4 Television Corporation/Cosgrove Hall Films/ITEL/Ventureworld Films and distributed by Channel 4 Television Corporation (1996) (UK) (TV) & Vision Video (2001) (UK) (DVD). It was first broadcast on 12 May 1997 and released on DVD in 2001 alongside Wyrd Sisters in a box set entitled "Soul Music". The feature-length miniseries was developed by Acorn Media, and directed by Jean Flynn. It was the first film adaptation of an entire Discworld novel. The series soundtrack was also released on CD, but the disc is now out of production. The soundtrack is, however, now available through iTunes. Editz did the title sequences, Flix Facilities did the digital picture editing, and Hullabaloo Studios did the audio post-production.

Welcome to the Discworld is a short (8-minute) animated television adaptation of a fragment of the Reaper Man novel by Terry Pratchett, produced by Cosgrove Hall in 1996. It was the first film adaptation of a Discworld novel and was followed by the TV series Soul Music and Wyrd Sisters. The rest of Reaper Man was not filmed.

Ankh-Morpork fictional city

Ankh-Morpork is a fictional city-state which features prominently in Terry Pratchett's Discworld fantasy novels.

<i>Discworld</i> Fantasy book series

Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English author Terry Pratchett (1948–2015), set on the Discworld, a flat planet balanced on the backs of four elephants which in turn stand on the back of a giant turtle. The books frequently parody or take inspiration from J. R. R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft, Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare, as well as mythology, folklore and fairy tales, often using them for satirical parallels with cultural, political and scientific issues.

Moist describes the presence of moisture. It may also refer to:

The fictional universe of the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett features a number of invented games, some of which have gone on to spawn real-world variants.

<i>Discworld: Ankh-Morpork</i>

Discworld: Ankh Morpork is a board game set in the largest city-state in Terry Pratchett's Discworld. Designed by Martin Wallace and Treefrog Games, the game revolves around the playing of cards and placing minions onto the board. Each player attempts to meet the win condition for the personality that they randomly and secretly selected at the start of the game. The game features many characters from the Discworld series but players do not need to have any knowledge about the books.

The Watch is a fantasy police procedural television series under development by BBC America, which ordered an eight-part season in October 2018. The series is to be based on the stories about the Ankh-Morpork City Watch from the Discworld series of fantasy novels by Terry Pratchett.