Equal Rites : Discworld: The Witches Collection
Author: Terry Pratchett
Available on backorder
A laugh-out-loud, perceptive and thought-provoking fantasy romp dismantling the ridiculousness of gender inequality
‘Granny Weatherwax is one of my favourite characters of Pratchett’s’ Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author of The Name of the Wind
‘Persistently amusing, good-hearted and shrewd’ Sunday Times
It is known as the Discworld. It is a flat planet, supported on the backs of four elephants, who in turn stand on the back of the great turtle A’Tuin as it swims majestically through space. And it is quite possibly the funniest place in all of creation.
The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was to pass on his staff of power to the eighth son of an eighth son. Unfortunately for his colleagues in the chauvinistic (not to say misogynistic) world of magic, he failed to check on the new-born baby’s sex…
Terry Pratchett turns his acute satirical eye on sexual equality and chauvinism in his hilarious third Discworld novel.