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Equal Rites: A Discworld Novel: 3

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There are quite too many our-world mentions and weak gags and occasionally the plot stutters, but altogether it is impossibly wonderful.

Kirby's artwork "coincidentally" draws Esk with the broom handle where a penis would be which is a traditional interpretation of the basis of the "witches flying around on broomsticks" myth. Yet to hear a Disc World book that isn't just immense and these new readings are vastly superior to the already entertaining originals. Bajo el amparo de Yaya Ceravieja las dos se embarcarán en un viaje hacia la Universidad Invisible donde pondrán patas arriba todas las convenciones establecidas hasta la fecha. He effectively points out how pointless it is to mindlessly cling to things just because “it's always been that way.Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, CHS, Cumberland, Everyman, GKC, Inklings, Keswick, Literature, MacDonald, Rarities, Theology and History. Terry Pratchett’s third Discworld novel, Equal Rites , asks many provocative questions about magic, where it goes, where it comes from, and why.

Books are dispatched in cardboard packaging and dust jackets are placed in removable protective covers.Equal Rites has the most straightforward and dare I say traditional fantasy setup of any book in the series that I've read so far - it lends itself to easy summary, to the point where the setup sounds suspiciously like your typical YA fantasy adventure. Pratchett makes me verbalize laughter (I must say it that way, because ‘laugh out loud’ doesn’t really mean what it says anymore). Everything is just so quirky *thinks of the ad for the Guild of Thieves* and, as far as I know, unique. the Creator hadn't really decided what he wanted and was, as it were, just idly messing around with the Pleistocene.

I somewhat envy readers who will be experiencing the Discworld novels for the first time though rereading brought its own pleasures. Reclusive by nature, her foray into the wider world including the city of Ankh Morpork is quite amusing. Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983.Unfortunately for his colleagues in the chauvinistic (not to say misogynistic) world of magic, he failed to check on the newborn baby's sex. Listening to this title again, narrated by Indira Varma, was like listening to this story for the very first time. Infused with the spirit of second-wave feminism (as told by a well-meaning white man), it tells the story of a young girl who is destined to become a wizard, much to the concern of both witches and wizards alike. Granny Weatherwax is one of my favorite characters of Pratchett's, and as an author, it does me good to see how she began as a character.

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