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Darwin's Watch

(2005)
(The third book in the Science of Discworld series)
A non fiction book by

 
 
Roundworld is in trouble again, and this time it looks fatal. Having created it in the first place, the wizards of Unseen Univeristy feel vaguely responsible for its safety. They know the creatures who lived there escaped the impending Big Freeze by inventing the space elevator - they even intervened to rid the planet of a plague of elves, who attempted to divert humanity onto a different time track. But now it's all gone wrong - Victorian England has stagnated and the pace of progress would embarrass a limping snail. Unless something drastic is done, there won't be time for anyone to invent spaceflight and the human race will be turned into ice-pops.

Why, though, did history come adrift? Was it Sir Arthur Nightingale's dismal book about natural selection? Or was it the devastating response by an obscure country vicar called Charles Darwin, whose bestselling Theology of Species made it impossible to refute the divine design of living creatures? Either way, it's no easy task to change history, as the wizards discover to their cost. Can the God of Evolution come to humanity's aid and ensure Darwin writes a very different book? And who stopped him writing it in the first place?

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Hardback Editions

May 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
ISBN: 0-09-189823-4 / 978-0-09-189823-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ebury Press
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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Darwin's Watch: The Science of Discworld III
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
ISBN: 0-8041-6898-9 / 978-0-8041-6898-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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April 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch: 3
Author(s): Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen, Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 0-09-195172-0 / 978-0-09-195172-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ebury Press
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August 2006 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch: 3
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, J Cohen, I Stewart
ISBN: 0-09-189824-2 / 978-0-09-189824-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ebury Press
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Audio Editions

June 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Darwin's Watch: The Science of Discworld III: A Novel
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Publisher: Random House Audio
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September 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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September 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2015 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Darwin's Watch: The Science of Discworld III: A Novel
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Publisher: Anchor
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June 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch (The Science of Discworld Series Book 3)
Author(s): Ian Stewart, Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen
Publisher: Ebury Digital
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