Home Terry Pratchett Witches Abroad. There was one Ramtop witch who was not attending the sabbat. Witches like a night out as much as anyone else but, in this case, she had a more pressing appointment.
Home Terry Pratchett Witches Abroad. Part of Discworld series by Terry Pratchett. And it wasn't the kind of appointment you can put off easily.
Witches Abroad is the third book in the Witches series and the twelfth Discworld book, written by Sir Terry Pratchett. Witches Abroad after all, how difficult could it be to make sure that a servant girl doesn't marry a prince?
Witches Abroad is the third book in the Witches series and the twelfth Discworld book, written by Sir Terry Pratchett.
Terry Pratchett admitted once that if he "had stayed in the same environment of The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic" people would say "'whatever happened to Terry Pratchett?!'" I think Sir Terry flexed his literary muscles with his third book, Equal Rites. Others pick Guards! Guards! or Sourcery. All three of those books proved that Sir Terry could write and write well.
Witches Abroad is the twelfth Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, originally published in 1991. Following the death of the witch Desiderata Hollow, Magrat Garlick is sent her magic wand, for Desiderata was not only a witch, but also a fairy godmother. Having given the wand to Magrat, she effectively makes Magrat the new fairy godmother to a young woman called Emberella, who lives across the Disc in Genua.
They know them too well. It would be like believing in the postman. Terry Pratchett, Witches Abroad.
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Terry Pratchett is at the top of his game here and that’s very good indeed. But this shouldn’t be your introduction to Discworld or to the witches. Read Equal Rites and some other Discworld novels first. Peter Flom - The Blog. A collection of writing on books, words, politics, math, science and more.
When Terry Pratchett says Witches are abroad, they literally go abroad. Terry Pratchett knows his fairy tales
When Terry Pratchett says Witches are abroad, they literally go abroad. With Granny Weatherwax’s practicality and Nanny Ogg’s immesurable knowledge of how to say things in foreign, what could possibly go wron. WITCHES ABROAD by Terry Pratchett. Terry Pratchett knows his fairy tales. While this Discworld book focuses mainly on Cinderella, influences of other well-known and not so well-known stories slip into the witches’ adventure. Take Mrs Gogol’s house, for example. You can see it in the (very green!) full cover illustration above.
I am pretty much a gung ho Terry Pratchett fan. I think I've been reading his Discworld books ever since he started writing them. What baffles me is that every time I think I have caught up, I find a couple more that were written 'back then. I am becoming convinced that somehow Pratchett writes his books 'now,' and has them published 'then. It is probably some weird way to garner more royalties
She looked around guiltily from the shelter of her hatbrim in case anyone had noticed her asleep
She looked around guiltily from the shelter of her hatbrim in case anyone had noticed her asleep. n only when it suited her purposes. The only spectator was Greebo, curled up on Nanny’s chair. His one good eye was fixed on her, but it wasn’t so terrifying as the milky white stare of his blind one. ‘Just considerin’ our strategy,’ she muttered, just in case. She closed the book and strode off to their cabin.