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Thief of Time Audiobook

Thief of Time: Discworld, Book 26

Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on the Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like the underwater; how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities, where there's never enough time.
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Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. And on the Discworld that is the job of the Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like the underwater; how much time does a codfish need?) to places like cities, where there's never enough time.

But the construction of the world's first truly accurate clock starts a race against, well, time for Lu Tze and his apprentice, Lobsang Ludd. Because it will stop time. And that will only be the start of everyone's problems.

©1998 Terry and Lyn Pratchett; (P)2001 Isis Publishing Ltd

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    "As always amazing"

    At first, when I listened through the entire death series I was a tiny bit underwhelmed by it's ending. That being said having listened to it a second time I was wrong. It's still just as amazing as all Pratchett books are. I'm so happy I listened a second time.

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    "A thinking person's Discworld novel"

    Thief of time is possibly the most philosophical of the Discworld novels. I use the word "philosophical" as a positive trait here. It entertains in that wonderful Pratchett way, but also makes you go mmmmmm. Highly recommended.

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    "This Book Will Not Waste Your Time :-)"

    Fun, funny, clever book about time. Pratchett is a master. So sad that Death took him too soon.

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    N. S. Philadelphia PA USA 09-14-15
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    "winning combination of Pratchett and Briggs"

    loved it.not one of my favorite books but very entertaining. I prefer Steven Briggs as narrator.

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    "Fantastic! "

    Anything by Terry Pratchett is fantastic and the narrator is great. His storytelling is imagative, phenomenal and I always crave more.

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    "My favorite since MORT"

    If you're into Time and Space, this is for you. I love all of his books (so far I'm up to 20 so far), but this one grabbed my attention the fastest and never let go.

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    I couldn't stop laughing at Igor, the narrator does the voice so well. The descriptions of time by the author are interesting & very imaginative.

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    "my favorite Terry Pratchett book"

    I have long been a Terry Pratchett fan, but this has to be my all time favorite. Love it every time.

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    This is one of my favorite in the series. I have listened to it three times over the years. The narrator is wonderful and Pratchett is as good as ever.

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    good story with a good narrator. I enjoyed listening to it on my drive to work.

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