Equal Rites: The Third Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett. First impression of this Unseen Library edition from 2001. Medium format hardback in new condition. The book is unread. However, there is a small indent to top of boards. No other markings. No jacket as issued. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
Description of Equal Rites: The Third Discworld Novel
Equal Rites is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett. Published in 1987, it is the third novel in the Discworld series and the first in which the main character is not Rincewind. The title is wordplay on the phrase “Equal Rights”.
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They say that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was to pass on his staff of power to the eighth son of an eighth son.
Unfortunately for his colleagues in the chauvinistic (not to say misogynistic) world of magic, he failed to check that the baby in question was a son.
Everybody knows that there’s no such thing as a female wizard. But now it’s gone and happened, there’s nothing much anyone can do about it.
Let the battle of the sexes begin…
The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Equal Rites is the first book in the Witches series.
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