Wyrd Sisters

Three witches gathered on a lonely heath are about to find that meddling in royal politics is a lot more complicated than certain playwrights would have you believe...

Synopsis

‘Destiny is important, see, but people go wrong when they think it controls them. It’s the other way around.’

Three witches – Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick – have gathered on a lonely heath. A king has been cruelly murdered, his throne usurped by his ambitious cousin. An infant heir and the crown of the kingdom, both missing…

Witches don’t have these kinds of dynastic problems themselves – in fact, they don’t have leaders.

Granny Weatherwax is the most highly regarded of these non-existent leaders. But even she is about to find that meddling in royal politics is a lot more complicated than certain playwrights would have you believe…

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Wyrd Sisters is the second book in the Witches series.

‘Destiny is important, see, but people go wrong when they think it controls them. It’s the other way around.’

Three witches – Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick – have gathered on a lonely heath. A king has been cruelly murdered, his throne usurped by his ambitious cousin. An infant heir and the crown of the kingdom, both missing…

Witches don’t have these kinds of dynastic problems themselves – in fact, they don’t have leaders.

Granny Weatherwax is the most highly regarded of these non-existent leaders. But even she is about to find that meddling in royal politics is a lot more complicated than certain playwrights would have you believe…

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Wyrd Sisters is the second book in the Witches series.

‘Destiny is important, see, but people go wrong when they think it controls them. It’s the other way around.’

Three witches – Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick – have gathered on a lonely heath. A king has been cruelly murdered, his throne usurped by his ambitious cousin. An infant heir and the crown of the kingdom, both missing…

Witches don’t have these kinds of dynastic problems themselves – in fact, they don’t have leaders.

Granny Weatherwax is the most highly regarded of these non-existent leaders. But even she is about to find that meddling in royal politics is a lot more complicated than certain playwrights would have you believe…

The Discworld novels can be read in any order but Wyrd Sisters is the second book in the Witches series.

‘Imaginative, witty and consistent.’


Independent

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