Ranked #5 on the list Fantasy and sci-fi book series

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About Discworld

  • Author: Terry Pratchett
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Published: 1983-

Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English writer Terry Pratchett, set on the fictional Discworld, a flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants which, in turn, stand on the back of a giant turtle, Great A'Tuin. The books frequently parody, or at least take inspiration from J. R. R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft and William Shakespeare, as well as mythology, folklore and fairy tales, often using them for satirical parallels with current cultural, political and scientific issues.

So far there are 39 books in the series and more announced.

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