The Unseen University Challenge: Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Quizbook by David Langford
Questions about figgins, DEATH, mind-destroying footnotes, carnivorous Luggage, quantum butterflies,the magico-numerical significance of what we must always call twice-four or seven-plus-one, and even the precise sex of the Great A’Tuin, the enormous sea-turtle who swims eternally through space bearing (via four elephant middlemen) the Discworld . . . all these and many more will keep fans of fantasy and the Discworld occupied for many happy hours. Each of the faculties of the Discworld’s greatest college of magic, Unseen University, in the heart of that great metropolis Ankh-Morpork, have provided a number of questions – and the answers, in case you don’t know as much about the Discworld and fantasy as you thought you did. However, be assured there is no golden turtle buried somewhere on the Sto Plains for followers of the *hidden* clues to unearth . . . this is just a myth!
Calling all Discworld fans! Anyone who thinks they know their stuff when it comes to the Discworld should get their gleeful mitts on this dandy little updated quiz book. Containing questions across the scale of easy-peasy to devillishly difficult, it will challenge even the hardiest of Pratchetteers as they test their knowledge of the flatest of fantasy worlds. It’s fun, it’s funny and it’s a must-have addition to anyone who loves the work of Britain’s greatest living fantasy author!
Reviewed by Kell Smurthwaite