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Sir Terry Pratchett - I Libri

Lords and Ladies

Prima edizione: Victor Gollancz, 1992
Personaggi: Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, Magrat Garlick, Maghi della Unseen University
Ambientazioni: Lancre

"Lords and Ladies", non edito in Italia, è il quattordicesimo romanzo della saga di Discworld ed il quarto dedicato alle streghe.

"[...] Quite a lot of trouble had once been caused in Unseen University by a former Archchancellor's hat [...]". Si tratta della citazione degli eventi avvenuti nel romanzo "Sourcery".
"[...] the only other one ever flying around here is Mr Ixolite the banshee, and he's very good about slipping us a note under the door when he's going to be about [...]". è un riferimento ad un personaggio del romanzo "Reaper Man", il banshee con difetti di pronuncia.


In fact, the mere act of opening the box will determine the state of the cat, although in this case there were three determinate states the cat could be in: these being Alive, Dead, and Bloody Furious.


The shortest unit of time in the multiverse is the New York Second, defined as the period of time between the traffic lights turning green and the cab behind you honking.


The Monks of Cool, whose tiny and exclusive monastery is hidden in a really cool and laid-back valley in the lower Ramtops, have a passing-out test for a novice. He is taken into a room full of all types of clothing and asked: Yo, my son, which of these is the most stylish thing to wear? And the correct answer is: Hey, whatever I select.


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