Pratchett has an unbelievable knack for taking an idea that has been around for centuries, stretching it out with a rolling-pin and kneading it into something majestic and full of such originality you wonder how any could have missed it beforehand.
Those Witches are at it again. Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg are back from travels to fight against the Lords and Ladies--Elegant folk, fair, beautiful... glamourous.
In terms of humour, it's up there with the best of the funny Discworld novels. There are footnotes galore and you really can't get by without wiping laughter tears from your eyes at the sublime and the just plain silly. (22/8/11)