Discworld

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The Discworld series is by far Terry Pratchett’s most famous work. It’s a satirical fantasy collection with multiple books all set on the same flat planet. Since there are so many subseries and a lot of references between novels, the reading order can get quite complicated. Here’s the best guide to reading the Discworld collection in chronological order!




List of Books Per Series

The Wizards (Rincewind)

  • The Colour of Magic
  • The Light Fantastic
  • Sourcery
  • Eric
  • Interesting Times
  • The Last Continent
  • Unseen Academicals
  • The Last Hero

The Witches

  • Equal Rites
  • Wyrd Sisters
  • Witches Abroad
  • Lords and Ladies
  • Maskerade
  • Carpe Jugulum

Death

  • Mort
  • Reaper Man
  • Soul Music
  • Hogfather
  • Thief of Time

The City Watch

  • Guards! Guards!
  • Men At Arms
  • Feet of Clay
  • Jingo
  • The Fifth Elephant
  • Night Watch
  • Thud!
  • Snuff
  • Theatre of Cruelty
  • Where’s My Cow?
  • The World of Poo
  • Minutes of the meeting to form the proposed Ankh-Morpok Federation of Scouts

The Nac Mac Feegles (Tiffany Aching)

  • The Wee Free Men
  • A Hat Full of Sky
  • Wintersmith
  • I Shall Wear Midnight
  • The Shepherd’s Crown

Moist von Lipwig

  • Going Postal
  • Making Money
  • Raising Steam
  • Mrs Bradshaw’s Handbook

Industrial Revolution

  • Moving Pictures
  • The Truth
  • Monstrous Regiment

Ancient Civilizations

  • Pyramids
  • Death and What Comes Next
  • Small Gods

The Science of Discworld

  • The Science of Discworld I
  • The Science of Discworld II: The Globe
  • The Science of Discworld III: Darwin’s Watch
  • The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day


Books in Publication Order
  1. The Colour of Magic
  2. The Light Fantastic
  3. Equal Rites
  4. Mort
  5. Sourcery
  6. Wyrd Sisters
  7. Pyramids
  8. Guards! Guards!
  9. Faust Eric
  10. Moving Pictures
  11. Reaper Man
  12. Witches Abroad
  13. Small Gods
  14. Lords and Ladies
  15. Troll Bridge
  16. Men at Arms
  17. Theatre of Cruelty
  18. Soul Music
  19. Interesting times
  20. Maskerade
  21. Feet of Clay
  22. Hogfather
  23. Jingo
  24. The Last Continent
  25. Carpe Jugulum
  26. The Sea and Little Fishes
  27. The Science of Discworld
  28. The Fifth Elephant
  29. Nanny Ogg’s Cookbook
  30. The Truth
  31. Thief of Time
  32. The Last Hero
  33. The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents
  34. Night Watch
  35. Death and What Comes Next
  36. The Science of Discworld II: The Globe
  37. The Wee Free Men
  38. Monstrous Regiment
  39. A Hat Full of Sky
  40. Going Postal
  41. Thud!
  42. A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices
  43. Where’s My Cow?
  44. The Science of Discworld III: Darwin’s Watch
  45. Wintersmith
  46. Making Money
  47. Minutes of the meeting to form the proposed Ankh-Morpok Federation of Scouts
  48. Unseen Academicals
  49. I Shall Wear Midnight
  50. Snuff
  51. The World of Poo
  52. Raising Steam
  53. Mrs Bradshaw’s Handbook
  54. The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day
  55. The Shepherd’s Crown


Books in Chronological Order
  1. The Colour of Magic
  2. The Light Fantastic
  3. Sourcery
  4. Troll Bridge
  5. Faust Eric
  6. Moving Pictures
  7. Interesting Times
  8. The Last Continent
  9. The Science of Discworld I
  10. The Science of Discworld II: The Globe
  11. The Science of Discworld III: Darwin’s Watch
  12. The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day
  13. The Last Hero
  14. Guards! Guards!
  15. Theatre of Cruelty
  16. Men at Arms
  17. Feet of Clay
  18. Jingo
  19. The Fifth Elephant
  20. The Truth
  21. Unseen Academicals
  22. A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices
  23. Mort
  24. Reaper Man
  25. Soul Music
  26. Hogfather
  27. Pyramids
  28. Death and What Comes Next
  29. Small Gods
  30. Thief of Time
  31. Night Watch
  32. Monstrous Regiment
  33. Where’s My Cow?
  34. Thud!
  35. Minutes of the meeting to form the proposed Ankh-Morpork Federation of Scouts
  36. Snuff
  37. The World of Poo
  38. Going Postal
  39. Making Money
  40. Raising Steam
  41. Mrs Bradshaw’s Handbook
  42. Equal Rites
  43. Wyrd Sisters
  44. Witches Abroad
  45. Lords and Ladies
  46. Maskerade
  47. Nanny Ogg’s Cookbook
  48. The Sea and Little Fishes
  49. Carpe Jugulum
  50. The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
  51. The Wee Free Men
  52. A Hat Full of Sky
  53. Wintersmith
  54. I Shall Wear Midnight
  55. The Shepherd Crown


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