The twenty-seventh novel in the Discworld Series

 1st edition

UK hbk: Gollancz, 175,000 copies on 18 October 2001 (0-575-06885-X); De luxe edition: c.  2,000 copies on 18 October 2001 (0-575-07370-5)
Bookproof: 16pp. full-colour sample. Quantity unknown

USA hbk: HarperCollins, November 2001 (0-06-104096-7)
Bookproof: a) text only, viii, 132 pp. pbk, red covers, with ‘A Note to Readers of this Text-Only Version’ by the author on p. i. c. 425 copies; b) 16pp. full colour sample, as Gollancz
Bookclub: SF Book Club, 10,000 copies October 2001
Pbk: HarperVoyager, 20 August 2002 (0-06-050777-2)

German: Wahre Helden, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Goldmann, 1 October 2001 (3-442-54531-5)


2nd edition – with 8 new double page illustrations, and ‘scream’ cover

UK pbk: Gollancz, 15 August 2002 (0-575-07377-2)
Mass market small pbk: Gollancz 13 September 2007 (978-0-575-08196-3)

USA pbk: Eos [HarperCollins], November 2002 (0-06-050777-2)

Bulgarian (Cohen cover): Последният герой, trs. Vladimir Zarkov, Vuzev/Arhont-V, pbk, ?October 2003 (954-422-078-X)

Czech (Cohen cover): Poslední Hrdina, trs. Jan Kantůrek, Talpress, hbk, October 2003 (80-7197-228-2)

French (Cohen cover): Le Dernier Héros, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, pbk, , October 2003 (2-84172-251-1)

German: Wahre Helden, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Manhattan, 14 April 2011 (with the same ISBN 3-442-54531-5 and the original cover of the Discworld and the Great A’Tuin, but a circular label on the cover, stating ‘Mit vielen neuen Illustrationen’). On the 6th printing this label is omitted

Polish (Rincewind scream cover): Ostatni Bohater, trs. Piotr W. Cholewa, Prószyński i S-ka, hbk, scream cover, ?October 2003 (83-7337-445-0)

Russian (Cohen cover): Последний Герй, trs. Nikolai Berdennekov & Aleksandr Zhikarentsev, Eksmo, December 2006 (5-699-17413-3)

Spanish: El Último Héroe, trs. Javier Calvo Perales, Plaza y Janes, November 2009 (978-84-01-33735-2)

Background illustration © and by courtesy of Paul Kidby