Equal Rites
1987

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Average rating4.2

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‘Persistently amusing, good-hearted and shrewd’ The Sunday Times The Discworld is very much like our own – if our own were to consist of a flat planet balanced on the back of four elephants which stand on the back of a giant turtle, that is . . . 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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41 primary books50 released books

#3 in Discworld

Discworld is a 50-book series with 41 primary works first released in 1983 with contributions by Terry Pratchett, Stephen Briggs, and 4 others.

#1
The Colour of Magic
#2
The Light Fantastic
#3
Equal Rites
#4
Mort
#5
Sourcery

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6 primary books7 released books

#1 in Discworld - Witches

Discworld - Witches is a 7-book series with 6 primary works first released in 1987 with contributions by Terry Pratchett.

#1
Equal Rites
#2
Wyrd Sisters
#3
Witches Abroad
#4
Lords and Ladies
#5
Maskerade

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36 primary books

#4 in Kolekcja Świat Dysku

Kolekcja Świat Dysku is a 36-book series with 36 primary works first released in 1983 with contributions by Terry Pratchett, Valentina Daniele, and 6 others.

#1
Guards! Guards!
#2
Men at Arms
#3
Feet of Clay
#4
Equal Rites
#5
Wyrd Sisters

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15 primary books

#4 in Wielka Kolekcja Terry Pratchett

Wielka Kolekcja Terry Pratchett is a 15-book series with 15 primary works first released in 1983 with contributions by Terry Pratchett, Albert Solé, and 5 others.

#1
Guards! Guards!
#2
Hombres de armas
#3
Feet of Clay
#4
Equal Rites
#5
Sorellanza stregonesca

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Reread October 2022, because I just needed to. This is early Pratchett, so he's still developing his voice.


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