Wyrd Sisters

Wyrd Sisters

Book - 1988
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Witches are not by nature gregarious, and they certainly don't have leaders.

Granny Weatherwax was the most highly-regarded of the leaders they didn't have.

But even she found that meddling in royal politics was a lot more difficult than certain playwrights would have you believe...

WYRD SISTERS IS THE SIXTH NOVEL IN THE DISCWORLD SEQUENCE -- THE FUNNIEST FANTASY SERIES EVER.
Publisher: New York : ROC, c1988.
ISBN: 9780552134606
0552134600
Branch Call Number: PRATC
Characteristics: 234 p. ; 22 cm.

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SPPL_Kristen Mar 13, 2018

Witches, Shakespeare, and subversive fantasy tropes. What more could you want? (Discworld probably has it, so be sure to check out other books from this series!)

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LadyDi52
Jan 08, 2018

What a funny book, non-stop puns and sarcastic humour, I haven't lived in England for any length of time, so I didn't get all the jokes, though. My first Terry Pratchett read, I'll be checking out some of his other ones, now.

forbesrachel Jul 27, 2013

From the very start Pratchett builds up in an epic fashion, just to pull you down with laughs from an unexpected, un-stereotypical statement. All facets of a witch are skewed and made fun of, even when referring to famous witches from our own works. There are also quite a few references to Macbeth, and to other famous persons as well. To top it all off, the author takes a stab at the idea of destiny. The characters may not be his best, but he picks apart more fantasy stereotypes in this book than in his previous ones.

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Lgnome
Jul 12, 2013

just love this and all of Sir Pratchett's books

It's got witches! It has sly references to Shakespeare's plays. It's a darn funny book! It just shouts "read me!"

thisisjac Apr 17, 2011

Loved the shakepeare references! Best line in it, "When you break the rules, break them hard."
But I feel like I missed something at the ending. What the heck happened there?

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tarimshahab
Sep 12, 2010

This book is a parody of Shakespeare plays, mainly Macbeth. It's told more from the witches point of view. If you enjoy humour and plays you will certainly enjoy this.

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bookherder
Jun 12, 2008

MacBeth by Pratchett.

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