by Terry Pratchett
Hankering for more Pratchett? Sir Terry's very own website has the freshest scoop about the fantastic Discworld series and Nation, of course, including different (U.K.) book covers, an excerpt, and an audio clip.
If we're not providing you with enough information (like that would happen) Harper Collins, Nation's U.S. Publisher has a note from the author and a broken link to a Reader's Guide. Don't worry about getting 404'd, we're all the guide you need! (But the note is a fun behind-the-scenes look that you need to check out.)
Articles and Interviews
Can you make beer with some weird island juices and human spit? Sir Terry says you can... kind of. Once you turn 21, try it and let us know how it is.
Pratchett says that Nation is the best book he's even written. The play... not so much.
Do you agree with this U.K. newspaper's review of Nation calling it "one of his finest books yet"?
This reviewer thinks Nation is what happens when an "author with an agenda just happens to have written a children's book." Does Pratchett have an agenda? What is it? (And doesn't everyone have an agenda of some sort?) This reviewer has a lot more to say on his blog, Asking the Wrong Questions.
In this video, the author tells us the plot of Nation. It sounds extra classy with a British accent!
Curious about Sir Terry's Discworld series, set on a flat planet resting on the back of four elephants standing on a giant turtle swimming through space? Check out this interview.
Missed the official play? This might be the next best thing. Some young fans re-enact scenes from Nation the play in this video.
Grab your earbuds and listen to a free snippet of Nation on audible.com, narrated by long-time Pratchett narrator Stephen Briggs.
This beautiful fan art shows the Sunrise Islands after sunset. Makes you want to visit there, preferably on a boat that doesn't sink.
The U.K. cover of Nation is a little different. How does it compare to the U.S. Edition?
This person seems to have made a scene from Nation out of popsicle sticks or something. We're not sure what's going on, but it's so darn cute whatever it is!
For some reason this fan has drawn Daphne and Mau as small lions... in Victorian garb and a loin cloth. It's definitely a unique perspective!