1 quote from A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices (Discworld #): ‘ Make ourselves attractive to students? said the Archchancellor. Mr Stibbo. A short story by Terry Pratchett that first saw the light of day in the Times Higher Education Supplement. Since then it has been reprinted twice. A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devicesleft A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices is a Discworld short story written by Terry Pratchett. It was first.

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The series comprises eight fantasy novels and one short story centred on the adventures of the City Watch and its commander Sam Vimes, in order of publication they are; Guards! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I particularly liked the snide remark about nearby Braseneck College a go getting competitor in the emerging education marketplace having recently been “just a conjuring school”.


A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices Quotes by Terry Pratchett

Member feedback about A Blink of the Screen: A world which I’d like to revisit, but ultimately can’t. Okay, I admit it. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


We often see the wizards in some sort of action or tense drama situation. Aug 07, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’ve always been casting-outt huge, huge fan.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices Quotes

The novel satirises football,[1][2] and features Mustrum Ridcully setting up an Unseen University football team, with the Librarian in goal. No trivia or quizzes yet. A nicely written short story based on a staff meeting at Unseen University.

Alas, Rincewind was nowhere to be found, nor was he even mentioned. The main feature of his religion is the Abominations; a long, often-updated list of banned things. The Inspector wants to know: This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat Clearly the man Terry Pratchett was insufficiently educated to produce such brilliant witty novels. Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter.

Nov 18, Jon rated it liked it. According to the publisher, Transworld, the “on sale” date for the hardback was October 1, although the official deivces date is October 8, Nov 14, Martyn Stanley rated it it was amazing. The wizards want to know: The ancient wizard who could never hear properly who used to go around in a Bath Chair for one.


They are all recognizable entirely without any gimmicky verbal ticks or accents. And we’ll certainly brook no interference with the bureaucracy that’s run things so cpllegiate for centuries.

Mar 13, Janice rated it it was amazing Shelves: It references the government inspector A. It has the wizards on it and a very well placed A E Pessoa cop and auditor extraordinary.

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Short Story:A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

This being Pratchett Pessimal itself is a play on words, it is an obscure word meaning the opposite of optimal. Pratchett, you will be missed. Doubleday publisher books Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Jun 15, Jorge Rosas rated it really liked it. Devillish About A Collegiate Cast Return to Book Page. Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March