Lords and Ladies

Lords and Ladies

A Novel of Discworld

Book - 2008
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"Ever wonder what those magic circles of stones in the English countryside are for? They're to keep the elves out. Elves are nasty (besides being brutish and short). They're vicious. They love cruelty. Plus, to make things worse, elves have got It. Glamour. Style. Humans find elves absolutely irresistible. They actually think elves are cute! So when an infestation of Faerie Trash invades the Kingdom of Lancre, upsetting the Royal Wedding Plans (not to mention the Annual Morris Dance), the ordinary people of Lancre are helpless. It's up to the witches, led by Granny Weatherwax, to deal with the vicious little bastards. Which is all right with Granny. She thinks elves are cute, too. And that makes them even more fun to kill."--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2008, c1992.
Edition: 1st Harper paperback printing.
ISBN: 9780062237392
Call Number: PRATCHETT
Characteristics: 374 p. ; 18 cm.
Subjects: Wizards -- Fiction.
Discworld (Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.


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Dec 14, 2019

The Kingdom of Lancre is preparing for the wedding of King Verence to local witch Magrat Garlick. She’s not so sure, but ends up at the castle, regretfully leaving her witching life behind. But she is bored. Meanwhile, the elves, sung about in many folk songs, are trying a takedown in Lancre. Except for Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg, everyone else thinks they are just featured in the stories. It takes her awhile, but don’t count out Magrat. The inclusion of bees in the story is certainly current for our time.

May 24, 2019

Fun like most Discworld books, but I kinda hate when plot events happen/don't happen because friends won't talk to each other/keep secrets/etc....it's dumb

Beatricksy Aug 06, 2017

I love stories about fae that throw glamour in your face and invite you to dance in the fairy rings--even though you'll never leave again. There's just so much in this book to adore. The sharp wit of the prose. The fun characters. The forest with all its twisted roots and steep mountains. The chase through Lancre castle is terrifying, the Morris Men dance is hilarious, and the comedy is, as always, top notch.

May 06, 2017

Really enjoyed this, I think its the best one so far in my Discworld journey.

Sep 15, 2013

Terry Pratchett's best novel.


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