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Welcome to the new and revamped Discworld Compendium! In the site's sixth year I will continue to provide you with (possibly) up-to-date information and (certainly) fun content about the world of the Disc. Please enjoy browsing through the Compendium.

April 2004 - eep. New news and book summaries/reviews.

Pratchett News

The new Children's Discworld book is A Hat Full of Sky, the sequel to The Wee Free Men.

The new mainline Discworld book will be called Going Postal, and probably set at least partially in Ankh-Morpork. It will concern the clacks system. The author posted a quote from it in alt.books.pratchett, in a discussion about Havelock Vetinari:

To quote Moist von Lipwig, in the upcoming Going Postal:

"it's bad enough that he treats you as a puppet, but then he makes you pull your own strings."

And another quote. Alt.fan.pratchett, someone mentioned that they read Pterry books too fast. Pterry said:

To slow this tendency down a bit, Going Postal will have chapters. Proper chapters, made by craftsmen. Chapters such as you don't see much these days.

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