• by Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by Stephen Briggs
  • 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Company builds planets. Kin Arad is a high-ranking official of the Company. After 21 decades of living, and with the help of memory surgery, she is at the top of her profession. Discovering two of her employees have placed a fossilised plesiosaur in the wrong stratum, not to mention the fact it is holding a placard that reads "End Nuclear Testing Now", doesn't dismay the woman who built a mountain range in the shape of her initials during her own high-spirited youth.
But then came a discovery of something that did intrigue Kin Arad. A flat earth was something new....


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Strata - where DiscWorld probably began

When listening/reading this, it really should be remembered that this a very early book from TP. It is complicated - but I enjoy that. What I also find fascinating are the references that show the first glimmerings of the idea of discWorld emerging. And as ever with Terry's books, hidden in there is some very complex and interesting philosophy. Also, as ever, Stephen Briggs is brilliant - he doesn't merely narrate - he performs this book.

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- Amanda

amazingly relevant considering when it was written

the thing about Pratchett is that he just knows how to write humans. even sci fi future humans..
this is a great story. love the fact it touches on discworld in a non magical setting.. screw about with physics a bit..nice.
read brilliantly with some tricky accents that are held very consistently.
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- Kiz

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-08-2008
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books