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Book Review of Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, Bk 6)

Wyrd Sisters (Discworld, Bk 6)
Trey avatar reviewed on + 260 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1


This is the first of the Witches books and it shows. I'd read Equal Rites and was mildly entertained, then Maskerade and enjoyed it immensely, so I thought, why not?

OK, the concept is neat - MacBeth parody, plus digs at popular concepts of witches. Its fun, in spots, especially with Granny pulling off a stunt that puts Black Alice to shame. Margat is especially funny since I've known 'witches' like that too. I feel like the resolution of the action, was weak. The switcheroos that occur at the end also left me, well, unresolved.

The verdict: Fun, but not up to Pratchett's better bits. I am curious enough to read more of the witches books, and I'm seeking out Witches Abroad next.


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