'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 (Terry Pratchett)

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  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co 

    ISBN: 9781473200142 

    Number of pages: 320 

    Weight: 360 g 

    Dimensions: 202 x 136 x 30 mm

    Hardback