The Dark Side of the Sun

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The Dark Side of the Sun
Cover of the 1976 original edition of The Dark Side of the Sun
1976 cover by Terry Pratchett
AuthorTerry Pratchett
Audio read byTony Robinson (abridged)
Stephen Briggs (unabridged)
Cover artistTerry Pratchett (1976 original)
Tim White (1978 paperback)
Josh Kirby (1988 and 1996)
PublisherColin Smythe (1976; 1978)
Corgi (1988; 1996)
Publication date


Dom Sabalos had a lot of advantages. As heir to a huge fortune, he had an excellent robot servant (with Man-Friday subcircuitry), a planet (the First Sirian Bank) as godfather, a security chief who even ran checks on himself, and on Dom's home world even death was not always fatal. Why, then, in an age when prediction was a science, was his future in doubt?

Podcast episodes

Major appearances

These are episodes primarily devoted to discussing this book.

Date Show Episode External link
2019-04-08 Pratchat “Sundog Gazillionaire”
2021-01-04 The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret “A Sudden Chaos” (1/2)
2021-01-11 The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret “Too Much Time Together” (2/2)

Other appearances

To be added.


  • There was an unabridged audiobook version read by Stephen Briggs and published by Isis Audio Books, but it was only issued on physical media (including mp3-CD in 2007) and is no longer available.

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