FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 3 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
Turtle Recall: The Discwo... has been added to your Basket
FREE Delivery on orders over £10.
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Over 2 million items sold. Fast dispatch and delivery. Excellent Customer Feedback. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Turtle Recall: The Discworld Companion . . . So Far Hardcover – 8 Nov 2012

4.6 out of 5 stars 74 customer reviews

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
£20.00
£1.80 £0.26
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more
£20.00 FREE Delivery in the UK. Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Special Offers and Product Promotions


Frequently Bought Together

  • Turtle Recall: The Discworld Companion . . . So Far
  • +
  • The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day: 4
  • +
  • Mrs Bradshaw's Handbook (Discworld)
Total price: £50.22
Buy the selected items together

Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.




Product details

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Gollancz; hardcover edition (8 Nov. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0575091185
  • ISBN-13: 978-0575091184
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 3.2 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 236,153 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

Review

."..[SNUFF is a] lively outing, complete with sly shout-outs to Jane Austen and gritty police procedurals."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Brilliantly complex."--The Straits Times

"The humor is sharp and the characters are charming, and the plight of the goblins creates moments of genuine pathos that are the highlight of the book."--Tor.com

"In short, this is as busy and as daft as any other Discworld yarn, which means it is the quintessence of daft. Nobody writes fantasy funnier than Pratchett."--Booklist

..".[SNUFF is a] lively outing, complete with sly shout-outs to Jane Austen and gritty police procedurals."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

[SNUFF is a] lively outing, complete with sly shout-outs to Jane Austen and gritty police procedurals. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

Brilliantly complex. --The Straits Times"

The humor is sharp and the characters are charming, and the plight of the goblins creates moments of genuine pathos that are the highlight of the book. --Tor.com"

In short, this is as busy and as daft as any other Discworld yarn, which means it is the quintessence of daft. Nobody writes fantasy funnier than Pratchett. --Booklist" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Book Description

Turtle Recall - the latest Discworld Companion, fully updated and completely up to Snuff!

See all Product Description

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
If you're somehow a Pratchett fan who has no previous editions of the Discworld Companion, you'll find this book an invaluable reference, full of information about all the characters, places, etc.

But I suspect most potential purchasers already own older versions. I certainly do. On that basis, I was somewhat disappointed: the new material simply isn't as compendious, entertaining or well edited as the old stuff.

For example, Granny Aching doesn't get an entry, and the entry on Leshp hasn't been updated to reflect the events of Jingo, even though it was published a decade and a half ago. C.M.O.T. Dibbler's part in The Truth isn't mentioned, nor Harry King's in Making Money. The formerly commendable cross-referencing is also becoming increasingly ragged: several entries aren't under the name referenced and some are absent entirely.

Beyond that there are numerous typographic errors, some extremely blatant such as an entry accidentally being dropped in the middle of the the previous entry's headword.

All in all, it feels rushed and slipshod.
Comment 55 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I gave this to our"nitpicking" son and he was pleased with the book, but disappointed with the proof reading/checking as there were more mistakes than expected.
Comment 16 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Terry Pratchett is unquestionably one of my favourite writers, even when, as in this case, the book rehashes previous characterisations of past storylines. There nevertheless always seems to be a fairly large reserve of previously unremembered and humorous items. Well worth a read for Pratchett Fanatics.
Comment 6 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Firstly, there are some editing blunders, with some articles being interrupted mid-sentence by erroneous insertion of titles of other sections.

Perhaps more irritatingly, there are lots of cross-references - why are these not linked?
It's an e-book! The text says that cross-references are in small caps: this doesn't work in the e-book version, as the e-reader determines the font, so they're just in caps. But why not make them hyperlinks?

Still, a useful reference.
Comment 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Great book but not easy to flick to individual articles. I'd rather have this as a book to use while reading my books on kindle.
Comment 16 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
this is one to dip in and out of rather than sit down and read. I'm a massive discworld fan and have read everything, most of it several times, and this is the perfect book to live in the bathroom and be reminded of things, people and details that you'd either forgotten, or dearly love. wasn't sure at first but I'm a convert. recommended (although I think you'd have to be a pretty die-hard fan for it to make any sense -- if you haven't read much discworld, read it all and then get this!)
Comment 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Well written entries reminded me of characters met in books not read for a while and determined me to re-read them. Detailed entries of guilds and other aspects of disc word geography make it easier to put action of novels in context.
Comment 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
An informative, funny guidebook to the Discworld and the people who populate it. A must read for fans of the Discworld series, and a great introduction to Discworld for those who have not yet read this series.
Comment One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse


Feedback