'She's danced her way into the oldest story there is, and the only way out is through the end'
Every action has a consequence. Even small, spontaneous, perhaps involuntary ones. And as a result of one such action, life for Tiffany Aching is about to get very complicated. By dancing with a charismatic stranger, she has inadvertently begun a sequence of tumultuous events from which she cannot escape. But it's not just Tiffany who will suffer the consequences of that supposedly innocent dance: it's everyone who has expectations of the routines of life - that day will follow night, and that spring will follow winter. Because nature must be allowed to take its course...
'Pratchett is great, not because he doesn't know where to stop but because he knows where not to stop. He packs teenage sexuality, elemental mystery, and outright mystery into the same space...In every sense, fantastic' Independent
'Pratchett's one-liners, the comic dialogue, the satire about teenagers and the credulousness of ordinary folk make for a characteristically entertaining mix' Sunday Timesshow more