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As Discworld moves through space on the back of a turtle bearing four elephants, snow falls on its foremost school of magic, Unseen University (UU) where the senior faculty worry about their Librarian's health. Every time he sneezes, he morphs into a new shape, each time retaining the red fur of an orangutan. Archchancellor Mustrum Ridcully and the Dean quarrel sharply and all of the aged wizards look down on their practical, young colleague, Ponder Stibbons. Meanwhile, elsewhere on Discworld, Rincewind the Wizzard awakens in a hot, silent red land and, 1,000 miles away, an opal miner discovers a hollow object with wriggling toes.

Deprived of the Librarian, the books have turned dangerous, and no magical cure is possible without knowing the Librarian's name. Stibbons suggests that they retrieve Rincewind, a former Deputy Librarian, from the continent of Fourecks. Bringing...

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