Newsgroups: alt.fan.harry-potter, alt.fan.pratchett
From: mark <m.gallag...@student.canberra.edu.au>
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 20:29:38 +1000
Local: Mon, Aug 1 2005 6:29 am
Subject: Re: Pratchett comments on Rowling
While recovering from a recent, uncomfortable transmembrification,
OrionCA (Orio...@earthlink.net) was heard to remark...
> On Mon, 01 Aug 2005 01:11:47 GMT, Freezer*I've* just re-read the passage to which you refer, FWIW. Will I do,
> <freezer8SPAMTH...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >If I don't reply to this OrionCA post, the terrorists win.
> >> WFM was published in 2003. You really need to re-read WFM and
> >> what he wrote about "learning witchcraft in a school" before you
> >> declare it's just a coincidence.
> >"Equal Rites" (The book in which PTerry first makes the distinction
> >You really need to know the particulars before latching on to one
> So you've made up your mind and aren't going to re-read (or read, it
or did you have your heart set on hearing from our American friend?
Page 303, Doubleday first edition hardback. Tiffany decides that the
Now, the foundations for this conversation were laid (although I'm sure
In the Potter universe, there's no such thing as witchcraft as Pterry
There can be no Discworld school of witchcraft because that would be
I don't know of any equivalent to Pterry's witchcraft in the fantasy
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