Small Gods: (Discworld Novel 13)


Unabridged Audiobook

Ratings
Book
40
Narrator
8
Release Date
April 2022
Duration
11 hours 58 minutes
Summary
Brought to you by Penguin.


The audiobook of Small Gods is narrated by the BAFTA award-winning actor and director Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings; Planet of the Apes). BAFTA and Golden Globe award-winning actor Bill Nighy (Love Actually; Pirates of the Caribbean; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) reads the footnotes, and Peter Serafinowicz (Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace; Shaun of the Dead) stars as the voice of Death. Featuring a new theme tune composed by James Hannigan.


'You should do things because they're right. Not because gods say so. They might say something different another time.'

Religion is a competitive business in the Discworld. Everyone has their own opinion and their own gods, of every shape and size - all fighting for faith, followers, and a place at the top.

So when the great god Om accidentally manifests himself as a lowly tortoise, stripped of all divine power, it's clear he's become less important than he realised.

In such instances, you need an acolyte, and fast. Enter Brutha, the Chosen One - or at least the only One available. He wants peace, justice and love - but that's hard to achieve in a world where religion means power, and corruption reigns supreme...

'An intriguing satire on institutionalized religion corrupted by power . . .' Independent

'Deftly weaves themes of forgiveness, belief and spiritual regeneration' The Times

You can listen to the Discworld novels in any order, but Small Gods is a standalone.

The first book in the Discworld series - The Colour of Magic - was published in 1983. Some elements of the Discworld universe may reflect this.

©1992 Terry and Lyn Pratchet (P)2022 Penguin Audio
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Anonymous

My absolute favorite book of Sir Terry's that I've read. When people ask me my favorite book, this is my go-to. funny, insightful, thought-provoking. And it's a stand-alone, so you don't need to be familiar with the world before jumping into this one.

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Beth

The perfect entry point to this world! So glad I listened to advice and started from this stand-alone story.

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