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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Mar 04, Mary Catelli rated it really liked it Shelves: Funny story regarding education.

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Modernize the Unseen University, you say? King’s were often slow-burners, but once you got into them they were hard to put down.

Monstrous Regiment novel topic Monstrous Regiment is a fantasy novel by British s Terry Pratchett, the 31st novel in his Discworld series. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It references the government inspector A.

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A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices by Terry Pratchett

It was included in the short fiction anthology A Blink of the Screen. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. For all that there were no actual “devilish devices” in this short story, Pratchett managed to keep things entertaining as he soundly mocks the academic establishment through the absolutely backwards and inept wizards of Unseen University’s “faculty.


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Ccollegiate, resorting to ‘definition-by-hubbub’, it’s a thaumaturgical response to the diothumic threat of school inspections on life terms of professorship, deanship and chairship, and of obviating the need to answer such questions as: I’d read a shopping list scrawled on the back of a fag packet if Terry Pratchett had written it, and probably enjoy it.

We often see the wizards in some sort of action or tense drama situation.

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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. Discworld Ankh-Morpork Other dimensions.

I read a lot of random horror and ghost stories and so forth, but Okay, I admit it.

Lots of sniggering throughout. Jun 15, Jorge Rosas rated it really liked it. It was the humor that drew you in and left you wanting more. What they do DO is frightfully important eating big dinners for collgiate. It references the government inspector A. What Stephen King’s books didn’t do, was have me laughing out loud.


I read a lot of random horror and ghost stories and so forth, but mainly Stephen King. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Very thoroughly and very extensively. Recommended to everyone looking for some laughs to brighten up their day!

Clearly the man Terry Pratchett was insufficiently educated to produce such brilliant witty novels. Spanning the author’s entire career, the collection contains almost all of his short fiction, whether or not set in the Discworld. Anything regarding those bloody University Wizards will always hold my attention, if only because I don’t wish to miss any explosion.

Jul 30, Sandro rated it it was ok Shelves: Q 04, Sam Quixote rated it it was amazing. It was first published in the May 13th, issue of The Times Higher Education Supplement, and can be found in certain editions of Snuff.

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