Are Pratchett's Discworld novels a comment on society?

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Postby Maura:-D » Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:31 pm

I would pick Equal Rights and Monstrous Regiment for the feminist issue. But then they are two of my favourite!
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Postby pip » Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:36 pm

no worries . i was just picking on bouncy :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:49 pm

Equal Rites is also about teenage angst and sexual awakening.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:28 pm

How about Pyramids - stagnation/calcification of society and time management :lol:

and Witches Abroad - lots of narrativum and dotty unattainable aspirational themes (of the Cinderella/celebrity type if you stretch it a bit) and xenophobia/plundering/belittling/distrust of 'foreigners' on an outwardly cosmopolitan society :wink:
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Postby MongoGutman » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:45 pm

Jingo for nationalism and xenophobia
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