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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However I almost felt they were really at their best here.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices Quotes

The story describes the reaction of the wizards of the Unseen University to casting-ojt proposal from the Patrician to introduce regulation of university education. Azure, in chief an open book proper bearing the motto “nunc id vides, nunc ne vides” and in base a wizard’s h Then of course there’s out beloved Bursar who went completely mad at some point.

A fun, quick story that manages quite a few satirical snipes here and there, despite its brevity. By casting-oyt this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Mar 30, Campo rated it really liked it.


A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices

Retrieved from ” https: Cooperation with local affairs is very important, clearly. Lots of sniggering throughout.

Echoes of the red brick unis in the UK looking down their noses at uppity former polytechnics. Real World problems in the Discworld.

A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices Quotes by Terry Pratchett

This story is heavily dialogue driven. Anyway, back to this short story. Annotation An author Terry Pratchett is suspected to have read is the master humorist and writer of farces, Tom Sharpe.

Member feedback about Monstrous Regiment novel: His character seems so indefinably, yet so accurately academic that he’s perfect for the sort of place UU is. Jun 27, Frans Karlsson rated it liked it Shelves: His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet Peopleappeared in from the publisher Colin Smythe. Read it for free online here: Wizards at Terry Pratchett’s Unseen University can fight black magic, but can they withstand the grey array of targets, inspections and research assessments?

It was first published in the May 13th, issue of The Times Higher Education Supplementand can be found in certain editions of Snuff. Modernize the Unseen University, you say? Alas, Rincewind was nowhere to be found, nor was he even mentioned. What they do DO is frightfully important eating big dinners for example. For that reason I really enjoyed this.


Discworld topic Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English author Terry Pratchett — colkegiate, set on the Discworld, a flat planet balanced on the backs of four elephants which in turn stand on the back of a giant turtle.

Most of them several times.

The coat of arms is: Mar 10, Kat rated it really liked it Shelves: The books were more grown up and much more serious. No trivia or quizzes yet. This article about a fantasy short story is a stub. The wizards discuss what they actually castiny-out. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They tabled the issue for the meeting the year after next.

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