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* [[thunder lizard]], animal that killed Egregious Professor of Cruel and Unusual Geography, but later turned into a chicken. A literal translation into Greek of the term "Thunder Lizard" is ''Brontosaurus''.  
* [[thunder lizard]], animal that killed Egregious Professor of Cruel and Unusual Geography, but later turned into a chicken. A literal translation into Greek of the term "Thunder Lizard" is ''Brontosaurus''.  
* [[Roo Beer]], a light sparkly (but still quite alcoholic) beer
* [[Roo Beer]], a light sparkly (but still quite alcoholic) beer
* [[Sapu tree]], a carnivorous plant
* the [[Sapu Tree]], a carnivorous plant
* [[Sledgehammer Plant of Bhangbhangduc]], a carnivorous plant
* [[Sledgehammer Plant of Bhangbhangduc]], a carnivorous plant
* [[Pyramid Strangler Vine]], a normally vegetarian plant
* [[Pyramid Strangler Vine]], a normally vegetarian plant

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The Last Continent
Cover art by Josh Kirby
Co-author(s)
Illustrator(s)
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date May 1998
ISBN 0552146145
Pages 416
RRP
Main characters Rincewind, Mrs. Whitlow
Series Rincewind Series
Annotations View
Notes
All data relates to the first UK edition.

Blurb

This is the Discworld's last continent, a completely separate creation.

It's hot. It's dry... very dry. There was this thing once called The Wet, which no one now believes in. Practically everything that's not poisonous is venomous. But it's the best bloody place in the world, all right?

And it'll die in a few days. Except...

Who is this hero striding across the red desert? Champion sheep shearer, horse rider, road warrior, beer drinker, bush ranger and someone who'll even eat a Meat Pie Floater when he's sober? A man in a hat, whose Luggage follows him on little legs, who's about to change history by preventing a swagman stealing a jumbuck by a billabong?

Yes... all this place has between itself and wind-blown doom is Rincewind, the inept wizard who can't even spell wizard. He's the only hero left.

Still... no worries, eh?

Characters

Main characters

Minor characters

Cameos and People Mentioned

Locations


  • Mono Island, an island near XXXX similar to New Zealand
  • Bhangbhangduc (mentioned), a place whose name parodies "bang! bang! duck" (ie, telling someone to duck after bullets have been shot)
  • Quint, city destroyed by God of Evolution

Concepts, Items, Events

External Links


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