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Making Money (Discworld Novel)

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Books by Terry Pratchett (+ quotes) (62 items)
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Discworld series (37 items)
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12 years, 4 months ago at Aug 8 19:58
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Now this is a bloody intelligent book.

It may take a while to get in to but it is inevitably rewarding, you gain a real sense of satisfaction from reading it. Pratchett keeps to his outlandish examples of fantasy, that he does so well, but this time uses it to write a book which essentially describes the development of modern banking and the capitalist way.

Economics ... read more
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Description: The Ankh-Morpork Post Office is running like . . . well, not at all like a government office. The mail is delivered promptly; meetings start and end on time; five out of six letters relegated to the Blind Letter Office ultimately wend their way to the correct addresses. Postmaster General Moist von Lipwig, former arch-swindler and confidence man, has exceeded all expectations—including his own. So it's somewhat disconcerting when Lord Vetinari summons Moist to the palace and asks, "Tell me, Mr. Lipwig, would you like to make some real money?" Vetinari isn't talking about wages, of course. He's referring, rather, to ... (more)
Manufacturer: Doubleday
Release date: 24 September 2007
ISBN-10 : 0385611013 | ISBN-13: 9780385611015
Tags: Fiction (3), Comedy (2), Fantasy (2), Comic Fantasy (1), Discworld (1), Novel (1), Money (1), Magic (1), Satire (1), Funny (1), Politics (1), Ebook (1), Comic-fantasy (1)
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