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* [[meat pie floater]], XXXX specialty cuisine
* [[meat pie floater]], XXXX specialty cuisine
* [[Peach Nellie]], a dessert
* [[Peach Nellie]], a dessert
* [[The Galah]], celebration of alternative lifestyles, parodying the {{wp|Sydney_Gay_and_Lesbian_Mardi_Gras|Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras}}, Australia's largest gay/lesbian event. Probably the reason why the University doesn't enforce Rules One, Three, Five and Seven.  
* [[The Galah]], a Fourecksian celebration of human diversity.  
* [[Funnelweb]], a type of beer, parodying {{wp|Matilda_Bay_Brewing_Company|Redback Beer}} (both named after spiders)
* [[Funnelweb]], a type of beer, parodying {{wp|Matilda_Bay_Brewing_Company|Redback Beer}} (both named after spiders)
* [[Maxwell's Impressive Separator]] and [[Bonza Charlie's Beaut Sieve]], two similar spells that can separate two things (eg, salt and water from saltwater)
* [[Maxwell's Impressive Separator]] and [[Bonza Charlie's Beaut Sieve]], two similar spells that can separate two things (eg, salt and water from saltwater)

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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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