A Blink of the Screen

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A Blink of the Screen
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Author Terry Pratchett
Illustrator Josh Kirby
Language English
Genre Fantasy, Science Fiction
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
2012
Pages 318
ISBN 978-0-385-61898-4

A Blink of the Screen is a 2012 short fiction anthology by Terry Pratchett. Spanning the author's entire career, the collection contains almost all of his short fiction, whether or not set in the Discworld.[1][2]

Contents[edit]

  • Foreword by A. S. Byatt
  • Non-Discworld Shorter Writings
  1. "The Hades Business" (1963)
  2. "Solution" (1964)
  3. "The Picture" (1965)
  4. "The Prince and the Partridge" (1968)
  5. "Rincemangle, The Gnome of Even Moor" (1973)
  6. "Kindly Breathe in Short, Thick Pants" (1976)
  7. "The Glastonbury Tales" (1977)
  8. "There's No Fool Like an Old Fool Found in an English Queue" (1978)
  9. "Coo, They've Given Me the Bird" (1978)
  10. "And Mind the Monoliths" (1978)
  11. "The High Meggas" (1986)
  12. "Twenty Pence, with Envelope and Seasonal Greeting" (1987)
  13. "Incubust" (1988)
  14. "Final Reward" (1988)
  15. "Turntables of the Night" (1989)
  16. "#ifdefDEBUG + `world/enough' + `time'" (1990)
  17. "Hollywood Chickens" (1990)
  18. "The Secret Book of the Dead" (1991)
  19. "Once and Future" (1995)
  20. "FTB" (1996)
  21. "Sir Joshua Easement: A Biographical Note" (2010)
  • Discworld Shorter Writings
  1. "Troll Bridge" (1992)
  2. "Theatre of Cruelty" (1993)
  3. "The Sea and Little Fishes" (1998)
  4. "The Ankh-Morpork National Anthem" (1999)
  5. "Medical Notes" (2002)
  6. "Thud: A Historical Perspective" (2002)
  7. "A Few Words from Lord Havelock Vetinari" (2002)
  8. "Death and What Comes Next" (2004)
  9. "A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices" (2005)
  10. "Minutes of the Meeting to Form the Proposed Ankh-Morpork Federation of Scouts" (2007)
  11. "The Ankh-Morpork Football Association Hall of Fame playing cards" (2009)
  • Appendix
  1. Deleted extract from "The Sea and Little Fishes" (1998)
  2. List of Illustrations

References[edit]