The Shepherd's Crown - (Tiffany Aching) by Terry Pratchett (Paperback)
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Fantasy grandmaster Sir Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel, and the fifth to feature the witch Tiffany Aching.
A SHIVERING OF WORLDS
Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad.
As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. To protect the land. Her land.
There will be a reckoning. . . .
THE FINAL DISCWORLD NOVEL
The five funny and fabulous Tiffany Aching adventures are:
- The Wee Free MenA Hat Full of SkyWintersmithI Shall Wear MidnightThe Shepherd's Crown
Tiffany's mentors, Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg, star in the novels Equal Rites, Wyrd Sisters, Witches Abroad, Lords and Ladies, Maskerade, and Carpe Jugulum.
And don't miss Terry Pratchett's hilarious and wise Discworld novel The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents!
"Fans will also find plenty of well-loved elements: exuberant wordplay, vaudevillian humor, the rambunctious blue-skinned Nac Mac Feegle, and-beneath it all-a susurrus of shivery archetype and myth. Pratchett's final work is a tour de force of compassion, great wit, and gleeful storytelling." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"There is something deeply suitable about the significant focus here on legacy and what is left behind. Savor this one; it's literally the last authorized book coming." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)
"Terry was one of our greatest fantasists, and beyond a doubt the funniest." -- George R. R. Martin
"A Terry Pratchett book is a small miracle." -- Neil Gaiman
"Discworld is one of the very most fabulous creations in all of literature." -- Patrick Ness
"No writer in my lifetime has given me as much pleasure and happiness." -- A. S. Byatt
"A writer of monumental talent." -- Rick Riordan
"Beloved fantasy writer Pratchett died this spring, and his dedicated and immense fan base will want his final novel. His storytelling is pure magic, and fans will grieve anew that this is the last of it. Stock up." -- Booklist
"Elegiac and comforting, funny and serious." -- Horn Book Magazine