The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (Discworld)

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (Discworld)

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (Discworld)

Terry Pratchett

Winner of the 2001 Carnegie Medal

One rat, doping up the following and there, squeaking loudly, and taking a bathtub within the cream, can be a plague all through himself. After a couple of days of this, it used to be awesome how blissful humans have been to work out the child along with his magical rat pipe. they usually have been notable whilst the rats trace out of town.

They'd were fairly surprised if they might ever discovered that the rats and the piper met up with a cat someplace outdoor of city and solemnly counted out the money.

The extraordinary Maurice runs the best Pied Piper rip-off. This streetwise alley cat understands the price of chilly, not easy funds and will speak his means into and out of whatever. but if Maurice and his cohorts choose to con town of undesirable Blinitz, it's going to take greater than quickly chatting with live on the chance that awaits. For this can be a city the place nutrition is scarce and rats are hated, the place cellars are covered with lethal traps, and the place a terrifying evil lurks underneath the hunger-stricken streets....

Set in Terry Pratchett's generally renowned Discworld, this masterfully crafted, gripping learn is either compelling and humorous. whilst one of many world's so much acclaimed fable writers turns a vintage fairy story on its head, nobody will ever examine the Pied Piper -- or rats -- an analogous approach again!

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