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Reaper man

Pratchett, Terry, 1948-

Death is missing, leaving Discworld in chaos. Ghosts and poltergeists fill the land, and dead rights activist Reg Shoe suddenly has more work than he ever dreamed of. The task of saving the day is left to Windle and Discworld's undead

Paperback, Book. English. Humorous stories. Fantasy fiction.
Published London: Corgi, 1992
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Statement of responsibility: Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 0552134643, 9780552134644
Note: Originally published: London: Gollancz, 1991.
Physical Description: 286 p. ; 18 cm.
Series: A Discworld novel
Subject: Discworld (Imaginary place) Fiction.

Author note

Terry Pratchettwas the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which,The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.


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Back cover copy


Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an important public service is withdrawn.

Meanwhile, on a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is turning out to be really good with a scythe. There's a harvest to be gathered in...