Witches Abroad

Witches Abroad

Discworld Series, Book 12

eBook - 2010
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'Things have to come to an end, see. That's how it works when you turn the world into stories. You should never have done that. You shouldn't treat people like they was characters, like they was things. But if you do, then you've got to know where the story ends.' It seemed an easy job... After all, how difficult could it be to make sure that a servant girl doesn't marry a prince? Quite hard, actually, even for the witches Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick. That's the problem with real life - it tends to get in the way of a good story, and a good story is hard to resist. Servant girls have to marry the prince. That's what life is all about. You can't fight a Happy Ending, especially when it comes with glass slippers and a Fairy Godmother who has made Destiny an offer it can't refuse. At least - up until now...
Publisher: 2010.
ISBN: 9781407034805
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ( pages)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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baldimom
May 28, 2017

Anyone else having problems with the links to footnotes in the ePub version? Just checked this out and I'm super frustrated already. Would switch to a print copy, but I guess KCLS doesn't have one. Aargh!

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RogueJen
Aug 31, 2016

Witches Abroad was my introduction to Discworld and continues to be one of my favorite Discworld novels. The witches themselves are delightful, and the tension between witches and godmothers enjoyable.

ChristchurchLib Nov 23, 2015

Humorous Fantasy. Rival fairy godmothers Desiderata Hollows and Lady Lilith de Tempscire have radically different destinies in mind for their godchild Emberella, a servant girl of Genua who will one day marry a prince (or not, if Desiderata has her way). Although Desiderata's sudden death suggests that Lilith's love of happily-ever-after (no matter what) will prevail, an emergency intervention on the part of witches Magrat Garlick, Granny Weatherwax, and Nanny Ogg ensures that nothing goes to plan -- anyone's plan. Although it's the 12th book in the late Terry Pratchett's phenomenally popular Discworld series, Witches Abroad stands on its own. Fantasy newsletter November 2015

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bookherder
Jun 12, 2008

My favourite of the '3 Witches' books.

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bookherder
Jun 12, 2008

The 3 Witches take a tour through fairy-tale land, ending up in a magic kingdom ruled by Granny Weatherwax's sister, and opposed by a voodoo queen

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