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Nanny Ogg's Cookbook Terry Pratchett

Nanny Ogg's Cookbook By Terry Pratchett

Nanny Ogg's Cookbook by Terry Pratchett


$15.49
Condition - Very Good
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Summary

'They say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach which just goes to show they're as confused about anatomy as they gen'rally are about everything else, unless they're talking about instructions on how to stab him, in which case a better way is up and under the ribcage.

Nanny Ogg's Cookbook Summary

Nanny Ogg's Cookbook: a beautifully illustrated collection of recipes and reflections on life from one of the most famous witches from Sir Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld series by Terry Pratchett

Steel yourselves - Nanny Ogg is passing on some of her most interesting recipes and her most refined wisdom.

'Probably the best and certainly the tastiest of the Discworld spin-offs' - The Times


'They say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach which just goes to show they're as confused about anatomy as they gen'rally are about everything else, unless they're talking about instructions on how to stab him, in which case a better way is up and under the ribcage.' Nanny Ogg

Nanny Ogg, one of Discworld's most famous witches, is passing on some of her huge collection of tasty and above all interesting recipes. But in addition to the delights of the 'Strawberry Wobbler' and 'Nobby's Mum's Distressed Pudding', Mrs Ogg imparts her thoughts on social etiquette, life, death, courtship, children and weddings, all in a refined style that should not offend the most delicate of sensibilities. Well, not much...

Jam-packed with recipes favoured (or not!) by the great and good of the Discworld, full of Nanny Ogg's unique wisdom and way with words, and peppered with apoplectic notes from the editor and the publisher, this is a treasure trove of literary, culinary and comic delights.

A must- purchase for any fan of the legendary Sir Terry Pratchett.


*Most of the recipes have been tried out on people who are still alive.
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What fans are saying...
'This is Nanny Ogg at her naughty best...I sniggered and snerked all the way through' - ***** Reader review

'As expected, hilarious. Also beautifully illustrated. Had a kick reading the recipes, and will likely try a few!' - ***** Reader review


'Love this book! It is brilliant! If you don't already have this buy it now!!'
- ***** Reader review

'Totally Brilliant!!!'
- ***** Reader review

'I laughed myself silly reading this; it is VERY funny...I am looking forward to trying the recipes'
- ***** Reader review

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books which have sold over 100 million copies worldwide. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. He was awarded a knighthood for services to literature in 2009, although he always wryly maintained that his greatest service to literature was to avoid writing any. www.terrypratchettbooks.com Paul Kidby is best known for being the 'artist of choice' for Sir Terry Pratchett. Paul started working with Terry in 1993 and has designed the Discworld book jackets since 2002 following the death of artist Josh Kirby. He has illustrated many Discworld publications including The Art of Discworld, best-selling The Last Hero and the Terry Pratchett's Discworld Imaginarium. In 2019 he illustrated Good Omens written by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.

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GOR001557939
9780552146739
0552146730
Nanny Ogg's Cookbook: a beautifully illustrated collection of recipes and reflections on life from one of the most famous witches from Sir Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld series by Terry Pratchett
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
20011101
176
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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