Lords and Ladies

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Transworld Publishers Limited, 2013 - Discworld (Imaginary place) - 400 pages
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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 . . .

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

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I've come to the realization, after reading a third of the Discworld novels, that Pratchett would have to shit the bed quite strenuously to produce a bad one. That being said, while I got a few ... Read full review

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User Review  - mikepen - LibraryThing

I felt this one took a while to really pick-up and get going, so I am wavering between 3 or 4 stars. Would rate it 7/10. I'm going towards the 4 stars because the themes, clever use or misuse of words ... Read full review

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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 which have sold over 100 million copies worldwide. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. He was awarded a knighthood for services to literature in 2009, although he always wryly maintained that his greatest service to literature was to avoid writing any.

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