Unseen Academicals by Terry PratchettUnseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett

Unseen Academicals

byTerry Pratchett

Mass Market Paperback | June 21, 2010

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Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork. And now the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they’re in the mood for trying everything else.
 
The prospect of the Big Match draws in a street urchin with a wonderful talent for kicking a tin can, a maker of jolly good pies, a dim but beautiful young woman, who might just turn out to be the greatest fashion model there has ever been, and the mysterious Mr Nutt (and no one knows anything much about Mr Nutt, not even Mr Nutt, which worries him, too). As the match approaches, four lives are entangled and changed forever.
 
Because the thing about football — the important thing about football — is that it is not just about football. Here we go! Here we go! Here we go!
TERRY PRATCHETT is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he is the author of fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as wel...
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Title:Unseen AcademicalsFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 7.02 × 4.34 × 1.3 inPublished:June 21, 2010Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0552153370

ISBN - 13:9780552153379

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Terry Pratchett There is not another author out there that delivers such a perfect and entertaining story every single time as Terry Pratchett. This book is another example of how amazing a writer he is.
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mr Any discworld novel that has wizards is a win in my books. Throw in an ape and a game of football and you have yourself a party
Date published: 2014-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unseen academicals Another brilliant offering from a fantastic author, Thank you Terry Pratchett.
Date published: 2013-12-01

Editorial Reviews

• "Behind the fantasy Terry Pratchett looks at very real contemporary issues and scores many goals. This isn't just football, it's Discworld football. Or, to borrow another phrase, it's about life, the Universe, and everything." --The Times • "Satirical, historical, fantastical and irresistible." --Daily Mail • "The subject matter is football, with a dash of Romeo and Juliet... exactly what's needed to cheer us all up in the autumnal gloom. Terry has none of his ability to raise a laugh." --Daily Express From the Trade Paperback edition.