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Discworld Series Book 40: Raising Steam

AuthorTerry Pratchett

NarratorRichard Coyle, Bill Nighy, Peter Serafinowicz

SeriesDiscworld, Book 40

Duration13h 57m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Humour and Comedy

PublisherTransworld

VersionUnabridged

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The audiobook of Raising Steam is narrated by Richard Coyle, who starred as Moist von Lipwig in the television adaptation of Going Postal. BAFTA and Golden Globe award-winning actor Bill Nighy (Love Actually; Pirates of the Caribbean; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) reads the footnotes, and Peter Serafinowicz (Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace; Shaun of the Dead) stars as the voice of Death. Featuring a new theme tune composed by James Hannigan.
'THE WORLD LIVES BETWEEN THOSE WHO SAY IT CANNOT BE DONE AND THOSE WHO SAY THAT IT CAN . . . IT'S JUST A MATTER OF THINKING CREATIVELY.'
Moist von Lipwig is a con man turned civil servant. As head of the Royal Bank and Post Office of Ankh-Morpork, he doesn't really want or need another job. But when the Patrician Lord Vetinari gives you a task, you do it or suffer the consequences. In Moist's case, death.
A brand-new invention has come to the city: a steam locomotive named Iron Girder, to be precise. With the railway's introduction and rapid expansion, Vetinari enlists Moist to represent the government and keep things on track.
But as with all new technology, some people have objections, and Moist will have to use every trick in his arsenal to keep the trains running...
The first book in the Discworld series-The Colour of Magic-was published in 1983. Some elements of the Discworld universe may reflect this.
'The most serious of comedies, the most relevant and real of fantasies' Independent
©2013 Terry and Lyn Pratchett (P)2023 Penguin Audio

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