A comic fantasy novel that was an early exploration of the idea that was to become the bestselling Discworld series.
The Company builds planets.
Kin Arad is a high-ranking official of the Company. After twenty-one decades of living, and with the help of memory surgery, she is at the top of her profession. Discovering two of her employees have placed a fossilized plesiosaur in the wrong stratum, not to mention the fact it is holding a placard which reads 'End Nuclear Testing Now', doesn't dismay the woman who built a mountain range in the shape of her initials during her own high-spirited youth.
But then came a discovery of something which did intrigue Kin Arad. A flat earth was something new ...
Frist published in 1981, Strata is an early exploration of the idea that was to become the best-selling Discworld series.
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