“All this books and stuff, that isn’t what it should all be about. What we need is real wizardry. All is not well within the Unseen University. The endemic politics of. Sourcery was the fifth Discworld novel and the third appearance of Rincewind ( fourth if Mort counts). It was first published in by Victor Gollancz and later. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sourcery, a hilarious mix of magic, mayhem , and Luggage, is the fifth book in Terry Pratchett’s classic fantasy Discworld.

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This site uses cookies. Description There was an eighth son of an eighth son. However for reasons we’d better not go intohe had seven sons. Notify me of new comments via email. If you aren’t particularly anglophilic in your sense of humor — if you’re the sort of person who just can’t understand what gets everyone so worked up over Monty Python and Black Adder — these books just aren’t, and never will be, for you.

With a new source of sourcery the very Disc itself is in danger of being ripped apart. Critical reception for the novel was positive. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? This one was a struggle. This story focuses on what happens when a Sourcerer is brought into the world to challenge the magicians at the University and all the inevitable chaos that ensues on the Discworld.

With the orders no longer around to keep the wizards in check, wizards across the Discworld go to war with one another, threatening to destroy the world completely. Coin tries to throw away his staff, causing a fight between the two in which they draw on all the magic they have brought into the world.


When last seen, the singularly inept wizard Rincewind had fallen off the edge of the world. And then he had an eighth When last seen, the singularly inept wizard Rincewind had fallen off the edge of the world. Previous book The Light Fantastic.

Sourcery : (Discworld Novel 5)

Works by Terry Pratchett. It’s sad, but that’s all you can say about some people. Rincewind, Conina, Nijel and Creosote escape on a magic carpet.

Night spread across the Disk like plum jam, or possibly blackberry preserve. Please help improve discwordl article by adding citations to reliable sources. But that’s not all I hope we’ll be seeing more of her in future books.

Get Known if you don’t have an account. The fifth Discworld novel eschews the sharp satire of Equal Ritespreferring its simpler cousins, farce and parody. For other uses, see Sourceror and Sorcerer.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Portions of the plot of Sourcery were used in the stage adaptation The Rince Cycle.

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Rincewind faces his most horrible situation yet. Mar 12, Mamen B.


For the rest of us, well, we already know what magic lies within these novels. Nov 24, Raelyn rated it liked it. Sourcery Discworld 5 by Terry Pratchett. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Some nice moments in this tale include Rincewind attempting to save the Discworld with a half brick in a sock, the comic-poignancy of the unconscious Rincewind attempting to build himself a proper Wizard tower discworle atavistic response to the Sourcerer was a nice moment, sourceyr the triumph of self seclusion in a garden, bringing back memories of the conclusion to Candide.


Abrim tries on the Archchancellor’s Hat, hoping to gain improved abilities. Nothing wrong with that, though at times this entry in the venerable series seems a little lazy in the plot department.

Humour such as his is an endangered species'” The Times show more. It reminded me of a musical band that has had a couple of hit songs and decided that since they want to make money, discworlr better reproduce the next song with the exac Maybe I am dlscworld of this series.

The hat warns them of the danger that Coin poses to the Disc, and instructs them to take to discdorld Al Khali in Klatchwhere there is someone worthy of wearing it.

Preceded by Mortfollowed by Wyrd Sisters.