Although they may feature witches and wizards, vampires and dwarves, along with the occasional odd human, Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld novels are grounded firmly in the modern world. Taking humorous aim at all our foibles, each novel reveals our true character and nature.
It's a dreamy midsummer's night in the Kingdom of Lancre. But music and romance aren't the o...more
“Witches can generally come to terms with what actually is, instead of insisting on what ought to be.”As anyone who knows me can attest to, I tend to gush over Pratchett's books, with all his wit and wisdom and the ability to create incredibly clever and very serious humor rooted in uncomfortably deep understanding of human mind.
“Personal’s not the same as important. People just think it is.”Lords and Ladies of the Lancre Witches subcycle of the Discworld books was the first Pratchett Witch ...more
Other people would probably say: I wasn't myself. But Granny Weatherwax didn't have anyone else to be. (p. 53, 18%)
"I don't hold with paddlin' with the occult," said Granny firmly. "Once you start paddlin' with the occult you start