'Look after the dead', said the priests, 'and the dead will look after you.'
Wise words in all probability, but a tall order when, like Teppic, you have just become the pharaoh of a small and penniless country rather earlier than expected, and your treasury is unlikely to stretch to the building of a monumental pyramid to honour your dead father.
He'd had the best education money could buy of course, but unfortunately the syllabus at the Assassin's Guild in Ankh-Morpork did not cover running a kingdom and basic financial acumen...
- ISBN10 1407034669
- ISBN13 9781407034669
- Publish Date 26 December 2008 (first published 15 June 1989)
- Publish Status Active
- Publish Country GB
- Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Imprint Transworld Digital
- Format eBook
- Pages 384
- Language English