Fair. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. A few small marks to the page edges. Minor Shelfwear. Good reading copy. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes (in pen or highlighter) but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Used-Good. This book is in good condition. All pages are intact, there are no tears to the book and the book is nice and clean. The pages might be slightly dog eared through previous use and textbooks might have a small amount of highlighting but nothing which will obstruct getting the maximum out of the book. Customers are protected by 100% refund guarantee if they are not happy.
Good/Good. Good condition. Light to moderate shelf wear, rubbing on covers and spine. Binding intact. Good condition Dust Jacket Included. DJ has light to moderate shelf wear, rubbing and creasing. (G94)
Charnwood (Large Print), Anstey, Leics
Large type edition. Large type / large print.
Knew it was a good book anyway - a superb read - but this lovely copy arrived exactly as described, in great condition, on time - very happy indeed.
Mar 22, 2007
Another great book from Pratchett
Pratchett enters the misterious world of the dwarfs when Vetinari assigns Vimes to be ambassador of Ankh-Morpork. One of my personal favourites, The Fifth Elephant is another great crime story full of misteries and tension. If you like Sam Vimes and the Night watch, this is a must! *two thumbs up*
Publishers Weekly, 2000-03-06 Acclaimed British author Pratchett continues to distinguish himself from his colleagues with clever plot lines and genuinely likable characters in this first-rate addition to his long-running Discworld fantasy series (Carpe Jugulum, etc.). This time around, the inhabitants of Discworld's Ankh-Morpork have turned their attentions in the direction of Uberwald--a country rich in valuable minerals and high-quality fat deposits. (The fifth elephant, it seems, left all these when he or she crashed and burned in Uberwald at the beginning of time.) Ankh-Morpork's policeman Sam Vimes has been sent there to represent his people at a coronation--and to find the recently stolen, rock-hard and symbolically important (at least to the Dwarf population) Scone of Stone. As he tells Vimes's story (and surrounding ones), Pratchett cheerfully takes readers on an exuberant tale of mystery and invention, including the efforts of a clique of neo-Nazi werewolves to destabilize Uberwald. Along the way, he skewers everything from monarchy to fascism, as well as communism and capitalism, oil wealth and ethnic identities, Russian plays, immigration, condoms and evangelical Christianity--in short, most everything worth talking about. Not as perfect as Pratchett's Hogfather but in the same class, this novel is a heavyweight of lightness. 200,000 ad/promo; 7-city author tour. (Apr.) FYI: At the end of The Fifth Elephant is appended a "handy travel guide" to the "World of Terry Pratchett," including a character guide to the Discworld novels and a Discworld crossword puzzle. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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