The Science of Discworld II: The Globe

Explore the mysteries and peculiarities of our world with Discworld's wizards in the seriously clever second book in Terry Pratchett's Science of Discworld series!

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Professors Sir Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart authors join forces again to see just what happens when the wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity on Earth. London is replaced by a dozy Neanderthal village. The Renaissance is given a push. The role of fat women in art is developed. And one very famous playwright gets born and writes The Play. Weaving together a fast-paced Discworld novelette with cutting-edge scientific commentary on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science, The Globe presents a fascinating and brilliantly original view of the world we live in staring a cast of characters from the Unseen University. The scene of the final epic battle is the first production of A Midsummer's Night Dream at the Globe Theatre.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091951719

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