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Lords And Ladies

Terry Pratchett


PUBLISHED: 14th February 2013
ISBN: 9780552167529
ANNOTATION:
`His spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction' Mail on Sunday The Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is .
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PUBLISHED: 14th February 2013
ISBN: 9780552167529
ANNOTATION:
`His spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction' Mail on Sunday The Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is .

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`His spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction' Mail on Sunday The Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is .

Publisher Description

'His spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction' Mail on Sunday

The Discworld is very much like our own - if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is . . .

The fairies are back - but this time they don't just want your teeth ...

It's Midsummer Night - no time for dreaming. Because sometimes, when there's more than one reality at play, too much dreaming can make the walls between them come tumbling down.

Unfortunately there's usually a damned good reason for there being walls between them in the first place - to keep things out. Things who want to make mischief and play havoc with the natural order.

Granny Weatherwax and her tiny coven of witches are up against real elves. And they're spectacularly nasty creatures. Even in a world of dwarves, wizards, trolls, Morris dancers - and the odd orang-utan - this is going to cause trouble . . .


The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Lords and Ladies is the fourth book in the Witches series.

Author Biography

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

Review

"'Like Jonathan Swift, Pratchett uses his other world to hold up a distorting mirror to our own, and like Swift he is a satirist of enormous talent ... incredibly funny ... compulsively readable'" The Times "'Pratchett is at the peak of his power; it's hard to think of any humorist writing in Britain today who can match him'" Time Out "'The great Terry Pratchett, whose wit is metaphysical, who creates an energetic and lively secondary world, who has a multifarious genius for strong parody ... who deals with death with startling originality. Who writes amazing sentences'" New York Times "'His spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction'" Mail on Sunday

Product Details

Author
Terry Pratchett
Year
2013
ISBN-10
0552167525
ISBN-13
9780552167529
Media
Book
Publication Date
2013-02-14
Pages
400
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Subtitle
(Discworld Novel 14)
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Language
English
Residence
Somerset, ENK
Short Title
LORDS & LADIES
Series
Discworld Novels
Format
Paperback