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Thief of Time

By: Terry Pratchett
Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison
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Publisher's summary

Time is a resource. Everyone knows it has to be managed. On Discworld that is the job of the highly capable Monks of History, who store it and pump it from the places where it's wasted (like 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 the monk Lu Tze and his apprentice Lobsang Ludd. For if the perfect clock starts ticking, Time, as we know it, will stop. And then the trouble will really begin.

Subtle, sly, thought-provoking, and hilarious, Thief of Time is Terry Pratchett at his best.

This multi-voice production features Christopher Cazenove, Gabrielle de Cuir, Karesa McElheny, John Rubinstein, and Stefan Rudnicki, with a guest appearance by Harlan Ellison.

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©2001 Terry and Lynn Pratchett (P)2001 Audio Literature

Critic reviews

"It's time to discover one of the funniest, most literate, and most thought-provoking authors writing today." (Amazon.com)
"This delightful production keeps the listener spellbound." (AudioFile)
"Think J.R.R. Tolkien with a sharper, more satiric edge." (Houston Chronicle)

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