The Light Fantastic

(Discworld (2))

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The Light Fantastic (Hardcover, 1989, St Martins Pr)


English language

Published Oct. 11, 1989 by St Martins Pr.

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The Light Fantastic is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the second of the Discworld series. It was published on 2 June 1986, the first printing being of 1,034 copies. The title, taken from a poem by John Milton, in which it refers to dancing lightly with extravagance. The events of the novel are a direct continuation of those in the preceding book, The Colour of Magic.

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  • Popular English Fiction
  • Discworld (Imaginary place)
  • Fantastic fiction
  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction