Terry Pratchett"s The truth by Stephen Briggs

Cover of: Terry Pratchett

Published by Methuen Drama in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Discworld (Imaginary place) -- Drama.,
  • Fantasy drama, English.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementadapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs.
GenreDrama.
ContributionsPratchett, Terry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6066.R34 T46 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3618548M
ISBN 100413771164
LC Control Number2002391591

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