In honour of Pterry’s latest Discworld® Witches book, I Shall Wear Midnight (A Tiffany Aching Novel). Official release date September 2nd in the UK.
As usual with Pratchett, a simple surface story of a young witch threatened by an eldritch force, and how she faces that threat, has many layers and unexpected edges that prod one’s thinking in rare directions regarding the complications of getting along with other people and how that fits in with larger social roles and responsibilities. Expect a proper review later this week.
What’s your favourite aspect of the Discworld® novels?
P.S. Another Pratchett Discworld® novel has been telemovied – here’s an extended preview of Sky’s new Going Postal, set in the heaving metropolis of Ankh-Morpork: