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  • Published: 18 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552166614
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

Equal Rites

(Discworld Novel 3)




The third Discworld novel.

They say that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. There are some situations where the correct response is to display the sort of ignorance which happily and wilfully flies in the face of the facts. In this case, the birth of a baby girl, born a wizard - by mistake. 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...

  • Pub date: 18 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9780552166614
  • Imprint: Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Terry Pratchett

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. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

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Praise for Equal Rites

“'If you are unfamiliar with Pratchett's unique blend of philosophical badinage, you are on the threshold of a mind-expanding opportunity'”

Financial Times

“'Persistently amusing, good-hearted and shrewd'”

The Sunday Times

“'Pratchett keeps getting better and better...It's hard to think of any humorist writing in Britain today who can match him'”

Time Out


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