Nation, Paperback


When a giant wave destroys his entire Nation - his family and everyone he has ever known - Mau finds himself totally alone.

Until he meets Daphne, daughter of a colonial Governor and the sole survivor from a shipwreck.

They have no common language, no common culture - but together they discover some remarkable things - like how to milk a pig and why spitting in beer is a good idea - and must try and forge a new kind of Nation.

Then other survivors arrive to take refuge on the island, and not all of them are friendly...In "Nation" Pratchett brings us a novel that is both witty and wise, encompassing themes of death and nationhood, while also being extremely funny.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fantasy
  • ISBN: 9780552162371



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