Fandom

Discworld Wiki

The Discworld Almanak

571pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk2 Share

The Discworld Almanak is a spin-off book from Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels, in a similar format to the Diaries and Nanny Ogg's Cookbook. It was written by Pratchett and Bernard Pearson and published in 2004.

The book takes the form of an almanac for the Discworld Year of the Prawn, and offers astrological predictions (using the complex Discworld zodiac, in which every constellation is a birthsign, and the Turtle moves fast enough that they change frequently), and agricultural advice (including an awful lot about cabbages).

Like Nanny Ogg's Cookbook it is enlivened by a series of "pinned on" notes between the publisher and the head printer. These include the revelation that the horoscopes are actually written by the God of Astrology



Smallwikipedialogo

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia.

The original article was at The Discworld Almanak. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with the Discworld Wiki, the text of Wikipedia:Wikipedia is available under the Wikipedia:GNU Free Documentation License.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.