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Short Story:A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices
Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. It was basically a meeting of the Wizards of Unseen University in which they discuss an inspection report for their university. Alas, Rincewind was nowhere to be found, nor was he even mentioned. This short story can be read for free here.
A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices
It was a Thursday afternoon. Pointy hats nodded as the agenda was demolished with due mendacity and sleepy prevarication. As the biscuit hour approached, Archchancellor Mustrum Ridcully drummed his fingers on the battered leather of the table. I am assured the rest of the continuum will catch up with it no later than Thursday. It was an accident that was waiting to happen. He was clearly enjoying himself.
A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices (Discworld #37.5)
The story describes the reaction of the wizards of the Unseen University to a proposal from the Patrician to introduce regulation of university education. It references the government inspector A. Pessimal , who goes on to have a significant role in Thud! It was first published in the May 13th, issue of The Times Higher Education Supplement , and can be found in certain editions of Snuff. It was included in the short fiction anthology A Blink of the Screen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations.
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Since then it has been reprinted twice as part of the Discworld canon: once as an "extra" in some editions of Snuff , and most recently in the new anthology of short stories and ephemeral writings, A Blink of the Screen. The story concerns a meeting of the Faculty of Unseen University to urgently discuss the threat posed by an inspection of the University precipitated by Lord Vetinari. The Patrician has deployed no less an individual to this task than the exceedingly thorough A. Pessimal , which is perhaps a strong indication that the University has done something to upset him. An author Terry Pratchett is suspected to have read is the master humorist and writer of farces, Tom Sharpe.