The Abominable Snowman: A Short Story from Dragons at

The Abominable Snowman: A Short Story from Dragons at Crumbling Castle Captain the Honourable Sir Herbert Stephen Ernest Boring Tristram Boring known to his friends as Bill is very rich but very bored When famous explorer Amos Tence shows up at his front door, life gets considerably exciting Before long, he s speeding off in a taxi to the mountains of Chilistan in search of the hairiest, most mysterious monster ever known an ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN A fantastically funny short story from the collection Dragons at Crumbling Castle Yes, that Amos Tence the same man who punted from Brighton to Bombay in the bath It s true

10 thoughts on “The Abominable Snowman: A Short Story from Dragons at Crumbling Castle

  1. says:

    DeLightful for fans of explores Snowmen, and high adventure.A cast of interesting characters reacting to deferent adventures while traveling in verious way through different countries meeting new people making friends.

  2. says:

    I ve read the book Dragons at Crumbling Castle and this story by far was my favourite.Terry Pratchett s storys remind me of Roald Dahl and the illustrations reminded me of Quentin Blake s drawings.This book is about a young man called Captain the Honurable Sir Herbert Stephen Ernest Boring Tristram Boring who is known to his friends as Bill gets asked by an explorer called Alfred Tence to go with him to find an abobinable

  3. says:

    Delightfully silly and short but does leave you with a wait, that s it That s the end Feeling at the end.

  4. says:

    AbominableA very abomination of a story, I must say It reaks of Raould Dahl I truly loved it I should read it daily until I have memorized every word.

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A multimillionaire called Bill goes on an adventure with a scientist to find the abominable snowman I think this was supposed to be part of a larger story, but as is it wasnt much of a story.

  6. says:

    I really needed a cheer me up fun book and I found it Quick, made me smile And sometimes as an adult with no kids nor will i ever have any, its nice to read these books Books are meant to be a part of escapism from our lives.

  7. says:

    Quick bite of PratchettThis book is like hot chocolate soothing and wonderful A charming little story with a Roald Dahl flavor I love that all of these gems by Pratchett are being republished Take a half hour out for with whimsy.

  8. says:

    This was such a cute and humorous little story but then everything by Terry Pratchett is.

  9. says:

    Sorry,but this is just not Terry s best work I usually cannot wait to read another of his books, but I m disappointed in this one.

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About the Author: Terry Pratchett

Born Terence David John Pratchett, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe 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, The Color of Magic, in 1983 In 1987, he turned to writing full time There are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children The first of these, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal A non Discworld book, Good Omens, his 1990 collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early 2006 it is also available as a mass market paperback Harper Torch, 2006 and trade paperback Harper Paperbacks, 2006 In 2008, Harper Children s published Terry s standalone non Discworld YA novel, Nation Terry published Snuff in October 2011 Regarded as one of the most significant contemporary English language satirists, Pratchett has won numerous literary awards, was named an Officer of the British Empire OBE for services to literature in 1998, and has received honorary doctorates from the University of Warwick in 1999, the University of Portsmouth in 2001, the University of Bath in 2003, the University of Bristol in 2004, Buckinghamshire New University in 2008, the University of Dublin in 2008, Bradford University in 2009, the University of Winchester in 2009, and The Open University in 2013 for his contribution to Public Service.In Dec of 2007, Pratchett disclosed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease On 18 Feb, 2009, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.He was awarded the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award in 2010.Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March 2015.

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