The Discworld Almanak : For the City of Ankh-Morpork Hardback
In this latest accessory to the Discworld phenomenon, Terry Pratchett joins forces with Bernard Pearson to produce the definitive Almanak to the Common Year of the Prawn, for the city of Ankh-Morpork and Surrounding Areas & Benefices.
Here you will find a Compendium to all Knowledge, and a sure means of ensuring fertility of crops & livestock, also a boon companion in affairs of the HEART & HEALTH, with notes on Husbandry, Physic, Fairs & Marts, and other such information as will render this Publication a staunch companion to Townsman & Tiller of Soil alike.
Including homemade remedies for common ailments, recipes, horoscopes, scientific discoveries, a calendar, strange tales and many valuable facts about the cabbage.
With witty illustrations from Paul Kidby, this is an artistically presented package guaranteed to tickle the funny bone of all Pratchett fans.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 128 pages, Illustrated throughout
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/10/2004
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9780385606837
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The Discworld Almanak details a full year on Discworld in typical almanac-style, complete with astrological predictions, advertisements and sagacious advice from irreverent sources. It makes very good bathroom reading, even without serving double-duty in the outhouse as most almanacs do.