The Last Hero

Author(s): Terry Pratchett

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With his ancient sword, his new walking stick and his old friends - and they're very old friends - Cohen the Barbarian is going on one final quest. He's going to climb the highest mountain in the Discworld and meet his gods. The last hero in the world is going to return what the first hero stole.


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16 pages - 8 double-page spreads - of completely new full-colour illustrations new front and back covers Terry Pratchett accounts for 1 per cent of the total UK book sales each year A SUNDAY TIMES number one bestseller in hardback; more than 200,00 copies sold A Discworld novel illustrated in colour on every page by Paul Kidby Features Cohen the Barbarian and the rest of the fans' favourite characters Massive deals already struck in the USA and Germany

Once again, we will be sharing the November tour costs and promotion with Transworld and Random House Children's Books. Terry will be on tour from Saturday 2 Nov to Friday 8 Nov (full details on author events schedule). Saturday 2Nov FORBIDDEN PLANET at 1pmTuesday 5 Nov WHSMITH MANCHESTER at 4.30pmWednesday 6 Nov BORDERS LEEDS at 12.30pm HAMMICKS HARROGATE at 5pmThursday 7 Nov WATERSTONES BIRMINGHAM at 4.30pmFriday 8 Nov WATERSTONES COVENTRY at 12.30pm OTTA

Paul Kidby discovered Terry Pratchett's Discworld in 1993 and since then has devoted his working life to the place. He is the illustrator of THE PRATCHETT PORTFOLIO, the bestsellers THE LAST HERO and THE ART OF DISCWORLD, as well as the Discworld DIARIES, cards, T-shirts, maps, mugs and, of course, the covers. Terry Pratchett is a publishing phenomenon. He is the bestselling British author ever, accounts for 1% of national book sales, is the most shoplifted author and sells around the world. Every Discworld novel since SOURCERY has been a Number One bestseller. Paul Kidby is Pratchett's Discworld artist of choice. He has illustrated all the Diaries and has contributed to a number of Calendars. He has provided the jacket illustrations for a number of Discworld projects, including THE SCIENCE OF DISCWORLD 2.

General Fields

  • : 9780575073777
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Gollancz
  • : 0.949
  • : August 2002
  • : 280mm X 237mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Terry Pratchett
  • : Paperback
  • : Paul Kidby
  • : 823.914
  • : 176
  • : 200 Colour Photo\Illu(s)