'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...
Pyramids Paperback edition by Terry Pratchett
- Terry Pratchett
- Discworld Novels
- Transworld Publishers Ltd , Corgi Books
- Publication date
- Oct 11, 2012
- Product dimensions
- 132 x 197 x 24mm