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The Carpet People

The Carpet People by Terry Pratchett

Sir Pterry's first published novel, as revised when he was in his forties.

The cutesy worldbuilding of a world among the Carpet does have its problems when you are telling a tale of conquest and empire -- even as revised.

But we have the tribes and Counting, the notion of money, pones that hang out when things look interesting, wights that remember everything that has happened and will happen to them, an under-Carpet passageway, a whiney emperor, and much more.
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