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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This short story can be read for free here. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Annotation An author Terry Pratchett is suspected to have read is the master humorist and writer of farces, Tom Sharpe. A non-Discworld book, Good Omenshis collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early it is also available as a mass market paperback – Harper Torch, – and trade paperback colleigate Harper Paperbacks, Books by Terry Pratchett.

Retrieved from ” https: In the Doubleday hardback version the story is slightly shorter compared to the Corgi paperback, which features some extra dialogue between Ponder Stibbons and the Archcancellor about an animals ethical committee.


Before I started reading Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series my main reads were horror. From this story there are some great characters missing actually.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

Pessimalwho goes on to have a significant role in Thud! No trivia or quizzes yet.

Companion publications include eleven short stories some only loosely related to the Discworldfour popular science books, and a number of supplementary books and reference guides. Cooperation with local colpegiate is very important, clearly.

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Since then it ov been reprinted twice as part of the Discworld canon: Pessimal, who goes on to have a significant role in Thud! The books were more grown up and much more serious. The original British editions of the first 26 novels, up to Thief of Timehad cover art by Josh Kirby.

It’s the only reasonable explanation. Funny story regarding education.

Humour lacking but still interesting. An amusing vignette caeting-out the common room at Unseen University as the academics contemplate an inspection – their first it seems – and ruminate as to the purpose of academe. Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter.


When Stibbons is informed that the wizards teach, he questions the notion and is told: Colleegiate books Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. 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!

Short Story:A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

We also get some insight into how the Wizards view the necessity? View all 3 comments. A short story from Mr P, available online only. He collebiate no o a front for some other writer who had an extensive advanced education in various specialties. Terry published Snuff in October It references the government inspector A. The story describes the reaction of the wizards of the Unseen University to a proposal from the Patrician to introduce regulation of university education.

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