The Last Hero (Discworld #27, Rincewind #7)
|Author:||Terry Pratchett; Paul Kidby (Illustrator)|
Cohen the Barbarian.He's been a legend in his own lifetime.He can remember the good old days of high adventure, when being a Hero meant one didn't have to worry about aching backs and lawyers and civilization.But these days, he can't always remember just where he put his teeth...So now, with his ancient (yet still trusty) sword and new walking stick in hand, Cohen gathers a group of his old -- very old -- friends to embark on one final quest. He's going to climb the highest mountain of Discworld and meet the gods.It's time the Last Hero in the world returns what the first hero stole. Trouble is, that'll mean the end of the world, if no one stops him in time.
Terry Pratchett is a true publishing phenomenon, an internationally bestselling satirist published in 36 different languages More than 46 million copies of his books have been sold across the world. Terry Pratchett accounts for 1% of the total UK book sales each year, and he is one of Britain's most shop-lifted writers THE LAST HERO was a SUNDAY TIMES number one bestseller in hardback More than 200,00 copies sold in trade editions This is a complete Discworld novel, illustrated in full colour throughout by Paul Kidby, one of the author's artists of choice for Discworld THE LAST HERO features Cohen the Barbarian, and many more of the fans' favourite characters
Paul Kidby discovered Terry Pratchett's Discworld in 1993 and since then has devoted his working life to the place. He is the illustrator of THE PRATCHETT PORTFOLIO, the bestsellers THE LAST HERO and THE ART OF DISCWORLD, as well as the Discworld DIARIES, cards, T-shirts, maps, mugs and, of course, the covers. Terry Pratchett is one of the world's most popular writers. Every Discworld novel since SOURCERY has been a Number One bestseller. He lives in Wiltshire. Paul Kidby is Pratchett's Discworld artist of choice. He has provided the jacket illustrations for many Discworld projects, and has contributed to a number of Calendars. As well as THE LAST HERO, he has illustrated all the Diaries, THE PRATCHETT PORTFOLIO and THE ART OF DISCWORLD. He lives in Hampshire.