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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Discworld short stories Works originally published in Times Higher Education short stories Fantasy short stories Fantasy short story stubs. May 11, Yvensong rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. It references the government inspector A. Clearly the man Terry Pratchett was insufficiently educated to produce such brilliant witty novels.

View all 3 comments. Fans of the Discworld already know the answer to this question but it is fun to see how this plays out.

Short Story:A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

Terry worked for many years as debilish 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.

Monstrous Regiment was nominated for devlish Locus Award in Quotes from A Collegiate Cast I think he died a few books ago. The faculty meeting has more than occasional echoes of the dismal faculty meetings Deviilish Wilt is forced to attend at the Fenland College of Technology, where academics prove to have much the same grasp of reality and bureaucratic doggedness as their counterparts at UU.


According to the publisher, Transworld, the “on sale” date for the hardback was October 1, although the official publication date is October 8, It was first published in the May 13th, issue of The Times Higher Education Supplementand can be found in certain editions of Snuff.

ComicAlly: A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices by Terry Pratchett Review

Very thoroughly and very extensively. A Biographical Note” Pessimal, who goes on to have a significant role in Thud! Apr 30, YouKneeK rated it liked it Shelves: Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English author Terry Pratchett —set castinh-out the Discworld, a flat planet balanced on the backs of four elephants which in turn stand on the back of a giant turtle.

Read it for free online here: Retrieved from ” https: They are all recognizable entirely without any gimmicky verbal ticks devics accents.

Return to Book Page. He’s possibly the main reason for my love of reading and therefore in a roundabout way responsible for the existence of my Deathsworn Arc series: Echoes of the red brick unis in the UK looking down their noses at uppity former polytechnics. But since our gracious ruler Lord Vetinari is so keen on the idea, there’s no reason we can’t form a committee to study the idea thoroughly and extensively. It was the humor that drew you in and left you wanting more.


What they do DO is frightfully important eating big dinners for example.

Lists with This Book. However I almost felt they were really at their best here.

For all that there were no actual “devilish devices” in this short story, Pratchett managed to keep things entertaining as he soundly mocks the academic establishment through the absolutely backwards and inept wizards of Unseen University’s “faculty. October Learn how and when to remove this template message.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices by Terry Pratchett

I’d read a shopping list scrawled on the back of a fag packet if Terry Pratchett had written it, and probably enjoy it. The original British editions of the first 26 novels, up to Thief of Timehad cover art by Josh Kirby.

They seemed like very random scenes, sketches almost strung together into a story. A Blink of the Screen is a short fiction anthology by Terry Pratchett.