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Going Postal (Discworld Novel)

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From pillory to post...

14 years, 10 months ago at Jun 16 10:52
This is the 29th Discword novel, but can be read as a stand-alone.

26-year-old Moist von Lipwig is a talented con artist. Or used to be: this morning he (well actually his "Mr Spangler" identity) was hanged. At least that's what the citizens of Ankh-Morpork witnessed. In truth, Moist von Lipwig was secretly and discreetly "rescued" by the Patrician, Lord Vetinari, and proposed a unt... read more
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Description: Convicted con-man and forger Moist van Lipwig is given a choice. Face the hangman's noose, or get Ankh-Morpork's ancient post office up and running efficiently! It was a tough decision... Now, the former criminal is facing really big problems. There's tons of undelivered mail. Ghosts are talking to him. One of the postmen is 18,000 years old. And you really wouldn't want to know what his new girlfriend can do with a shoe. To top it off, shadowy characters don't want the mail moved. Instead, they want him dead -- deader than all those dead letters. (And here he'd thought that all he'd have to face was rain, snow, an ... (more)
Manufacturer: Corgi Books
Release date: 1 October 2005
ISBN-10 : 0552149438 | ISBN-13: 9780552149433
Tags: Fantasy (11), Discworld (11), Fiction (6), Comedy (4), Humour (3), Novel (3), Comic Fantasy (3), British (2), Comic (2), 2004 (2), Paperback (2), University (2), Comic-fantasy (2)
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