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The Rince Cycle

(2015)
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As a punishment, failed wizard Rincewind is given the task of guiding and safeguarding the Disc's first tourist, Twoflower (with his magical luggage on legs). As they travel the city and beyond, they meet the world's oldest hero, Cohen the Barbarian. With him, and with Bethan (a ualified sacrificial victim), they encounter druids, trolls, adventurers, a hairdresser and a power-crazed wizard. Oh, and Death. But not fatally. Did we mention that Rincewind also has to save the world from destruction by a huge red star that will collide with the Discworld at Hogswatch?

The Rince Cycle is mostly based on The Light Fantastic, with bits of The Colour of Magic and Sourcery added for good measure.

As all children know, the way you get into a fantasy world is by accident... You go into the wardrobe, looking for somewhere to hide and - bingo. And that's how Stephen Briggs found Discworld.

In 1990, he wrote to ask Terry if he could stage Wyrd Sisters. That was the first time anyone, anywhere in the world, had dramatised Terry's work. He had no idea it would go any further than one play (possibly two). But it did. So far, he has now adapted, staged and published twenty-two plays.

He and Terry also worked together to produce the original Discworld Maps and Diaries, Nanny Ogg's Cookbook, The Discworld Companion (now called Turtle RecallThe Wit & Wisdom of Discworld.



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Paperback Editions

February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Rince Cycle - Oberon Modern Plays
Author(s): Terry Pratchett, Stephen Briggs
ISBN: 1-78319-196-1 / 978-1-78319-196-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

February 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Rince Cycle
Author(s): Stephen Briggs, Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Oberon Books
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