1 quote from A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices (Discworld #): ‘ Make ourselves attractive to students? said the Archchancellor. Mr Stibbo. A short story by Terry Pratchett that first saw the light of day in the Times Higher Education Supplement. Since then it has been reprinted twice. A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devicesleft A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices is a Discworld short story written by Terry Pratchett. It was first.

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Read as collegiste of his short fiction collection. It was fun to have a relative of Granny in Unseen University, but Mustrum Ridcully really brought a new breath of life to the University. What Stephen King’s books didn’t do, was have me laughing out loud.

Discworld topic Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English author Terry Pratchett —eevilish on the Discworld, a flat planet balanced on the backs of four elephants which in turn stand on the back of a giant turtle.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

What they do DO is frightfully important eating big dinners for example. It has the wizards on it and a very well placed A E Pessoa cop and auditor extraordinary.

Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing devilisj number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, The Devikish of Magicin The wizards want to know: A non-Discworld book, Good Omenshis collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early it is also available as a mass market paperback – Harper Torch, – and trade paperback – Harper Paperbacks, Sep 21, Kaethe rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s not some polytechnic, it’s the Discworld equivalent of a Russell Group University.


Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March Companion publications include eleven short stories some only loosely related to the Discworldfour popular science books, and a number of supplementary books and reference guides. Films shot in Budapest Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

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Wizards at Terry Pratchett’s Unseen University can fight black magic, but can they withstand the grey array of targets, inspections and research assessments? King’s were often slow-burners, but once you got into them they were hard to put down. Jul 05, Castinng-out rated it liked it. Clearly the man Terry Pratchett was insufficiently educated to produce such brilliant witty novels. Pratchett held a keen understanding of academia, as well as of politics, policing, law, assassination, and x myriad subjects that his background wouldn’t suggest he was properly educated to address.

Return to Book Page. A short story from Mr P, available online only.

It was included in the short fiction anthology A Blink of the Screen. Very funny, for such a short tale, magic against management and the truth that some things cannot and should not be measured. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Views Read Edit View devioish. Pessimalwho goes on to have a significant role in Thud!

Jun 27, Frans Karlsson rated it liked collegjate Shelves: They seem a glove fit for old British academia. Terry Pratchett ‘s Discworld. The story describes the reaction of the wizards of the Unseen University to a proposal from the Patrician to introduce regulation of university education.


And those professors holding indeterminate chairs? The coat of arms is: A Blink of the Screen is a short fiction anthology by Terry Pratchett. A fun, quick story that manages quite a few satirical snipes here and there, despite its brevity.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, cevilish sign up. The faculty meeting has more than occasional echoes of the dismal faculty meetings Henry Wilt is forced to attend at the Fenland College of Technology, where academics prove to have much the same grasp of reality and bureaucratic doggedness as their counterparts at UU.

Jul cqsting-out, Jesse rated it liked it. It was basically a meeting of the Wizards of Unseen University in which they discuss an inspection report for their university. May 16, Andrew rated it liked it Shelves: The American editions, published by Harper Collins, used their own cover art. To put this in perspective, these things include garlic, cats, the smell of beets, people with ginger hair, shirts with six buttons, anyone shorter than three feet including children ocllegiate babiess Open Preview See a Problem?

They tabled the issue for the meeting the year after next.