A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

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"A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices"
Author Terry Pratchett
Language English
Series Discworld
5th short story
Genre(s)

Fantasy, Wizards and Academic administration

Characters
The Wizards
Locations
Unseen University

"A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices" is a Discworld short story by Terry Pratchett. The story describes the reaction of the wizards of the Unseen University to a proposal from the Patrician to introduce regulation of university education. It references the government inspector A. E. Pessimal, who goes on to have a significant role in Thud!

It was first published in the May 13th, 2005 issue of The Times Higher Education Supplement, and can be found in certain editions of Snuff.

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Reading order guide
Preceded by
Monstrous Regiment
8th Individual Story
Published in 2005
Succeeded by
Unseen Academicals