“She walked quickly through the darkness with the frank stride of someone who was at least certain that the forest, on this damp and windy night, contained strange and terrible things and she was it.”
PRATCHETT, Terry. Wyrd Sisters. London, Victor Gollancz, 1988.
8vo. Original green cloth titled gilt to spine, with illustrated dustwrapper; pp.251; a very good copy with some very faint foxing to the fore edge.
First edition. A comedic pastiche on Macbeth, re-introducing Granny Weatherwax from Equal Rites. It also introduces the incorrigible Nanny Ogg, owner of the most evil cat in this (or any) world, and Magrat Garlick (witch-in-training). The text makes overt references to the Marx Brothers, The Tramp of Charlie Chaplin, and Laurel and Hardy, as well as the life and works of William Shakespeare.
The sixth book in the Discworld canon, and the second book in the Witches subcanon.