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.

Author: Kigami Shashura
Country: Swaziland
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Literature
Published (Last): 15 April 2008
Pages: 231
PDF File Size: 16.61 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.34 Mb
ISBN: 470-4-70787-321-4
Downloads: 92472
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Munos

Mar 04, Mary Catelli rated it really liked it Shelves: Get Ridcully, Ponder Stibbons, the Librarian ook! It was first published in the May 13th, issue of The Times Higher Education Supplementand can be found in certain editions of Snuff. Trivia About A Collegiate Cast I’ve always been a huge, huge fan.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices Quotes

Again, it makes me want to reread the Discworld Yes, yes, I’d be a pretty sick individual if I burst into hysterics when Gage from Pet Sematary arrived back at the house and started trying to kill people. From this short story you get a sense caasting-out maybe Terry Pratchett was involved quite deeply in the Academic world because the wizards attitudes seem so accurate. The wizards devicess to know: Real World problems in the Discworld.


Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

I’d read a shopping list scrawled on the back of a fag packet if Terry Pratchett had written it, and probably enjoy it. It’s a masterclass in writing really, because every wizard has a distinct personality and speech pattern. Annotation An author Terry Pratchett is suspected to have read is the master humorist and writer of farces, Tom Sharpe. Personal tools Create account Log in. Jun 27, Frans Karlsson rated it liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March Azure, in chief an open book proper bearing the motto “nunc id vides, nunc ne vides” and in base a wizard’s h It was included in the short fiction anthology A Blink of the Screen. What they do DO is frightfully important eating big dinners for example.

A Deviices Note” By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A “British standard” began to emerge following the publication of Samuel Johnson’s A Dictionary of the English Language, and an “American standard” started following the work of Noah Webster and in particular his An American Dictionary of the English Language, first published in Lists with This Book.


This being Pratchett Pessimal itself is a play on words, it is an obscure word meaning the opposite of optimal. Fantasy short stories Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. A Discworld short story.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices Quotes by Terry Pratchett

Unseen Academicals is the 37th novel in Terry Pratchett’s Degilish series. But what is this story about? Terry published Snuff in October I’ve read all the Discworld and most of the Science of the Discworld. That arrogance which perhaps permeates British Academia is very prevalent here.

I want to read it!

Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. For that reason I really enjoyed this.

Author: admin