WyrdSisters

The sixth novel in the Discworld Series

UK: demy 8vo hbk: Victor Gollancz, 6,700 copies on 10 November 1988 (0-575-04363-6)
Reprinted seven times (the first two reprints are also dated November 1988, most likely reprinted before the book was published), then reissued as 9” x 6” (22.9 x 15.2cm) hbk, 2,750 copies on 14 November 1996 (0-575-06411-0)
Book proof: c.100 copies
Discworld Collector’s Library: The Witches Collection (hbk, cover engraving by Joe McLaren): Gollancz, 20 March 2014 (978-1-473-20021-0)

Pbk: Corgi, 110,000 copies on 10 November 1989 (0-552-13460-0), reprinted 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 (twice), 1994, 1995, 1996, reset 1997, increasing pagination from 260 to 336 pages, reprinted 1997, 1998, etc.
New issue, with black/gold photographic design cover, on sale at same time as Kirby edition, 1 September 2004 (0-552-15263-3) and has 365[368] pages
Reissued B-format with modified Kirby cover: Corgi, October 2012 (978-0-552-16664-5)

Bookclub: BCA, 2,500 copies, 1989
BCA’s Unseen Library: 5,000 copies in November 2002 (CN 110262)

USA pbk: 1) Roc (NAL) (cover illus. Darrell K.Sweet), June 1990 (0-451-45012-4)
Book proof: number unknown – if any

2) HarperTorch, cover illus. Ben Perrini, February 2001 (0-06-102066-4)
This edition also contains the 16 page section entitled ‘The World of Terry Pratchett’ that appears at the end of the advance reader’s edition of The Fifth Elephant.
Premium pbk: Harper Premium, 30 April 2013 (978-0-06-222)

Copies of the Harper paperback September 2008 printing were also bound up in a library binding and sold by Paw Prints (978-0-4352-7470-9) and other printings by Turtleback Books (0-613-57297-1))

Book club: Science Fiction Book Club Selection, September 1990 (Jacket art by Tom Kidd) 24 August 1990 (ref. 17470)


Brazilian/Portuguese
: Estranhas Irmãs, trs. Roberto DeNice, Conrad, 2003 (85-87193-98-8)

Bulgarian: Посестрими в Занаята, trs. Edena Paskadeva, Vuzev/Akhont-V, 5,000 copies on 11 May 2001 (954-422-065-8)

Croatian: Vile Suðenice, trs. Drago Štajduhar, Marjan Tisak, 2004 (953-214-173-1)

Czech: Soudné Sestry, trs. Jan Kantůrek, Talpress, 9,000 copies in May 1995 (80-85609-68-1)
Omnibus, with Sourcery: (illus. Paul Kidby): Talpress, October 2009 (978-90-7197-386-7)

Dutch: De Plaagzusters, trs. Venugopalan Ittekot (pseud. of Ruurd Groot), Het Spectrum,  7,000 copies in 1993 (90-274-3163-9)
Reissue: Mynx, 2008 (978-90-225-5118-9)
     Schijfwereldomnibus nr.2 (omnibus edition with Mort and Sourcery), Het Spectrum, 5,000 copies in August 1998 (90-274-6536-3)
Double volume (with Sourcery): De Schijfwereld, M[De Boekerij] November 2005 (90-225-4313-7; NUR 334)

Estonian: Õed Nõiduses, trs. Piret Purru and Aet Varik, jacket illus. Hillar Mets, Varrak, September 2001 (9985-3-0337-7)

Finnish: Noitasiskokset, trs. Margit Salmenoja, Karisto, 1993 (951-23-3220-5)
Pbk: Karisto, 11 July 2000 or December 2001 (951-23-4111-5)

French: Trois Sœurcières, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, September 1995 (2-84172-011-X)
Reissue, with new introduction by Terry Pratchett (dated September 2014), 24 April 2015 (978-2-84172-714-8)

Pbk: Pocket November 1999 (2-266-09134-4)
Pbk with Marc Simonetti cover: Pocket, March 2011 (978-2-266-21186-4)

Georgian: Palitra [contracted but not yet published]

German: MacBest, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Heyne (06/4863), 1991 (3-453-05408-3)
Reissued in Heyne’s Allgemeine Reihe series, September 2000 (1/12189, 3-453-17062-8)

Republished: Piper, August 2004 (3-492-28508-2) 7th printing with revised design (and ISBN13 978-3-492-28508-7) December 2009
25th Discworld anniversary hbk edition, Piper, April 2008 (978-3-492-28629-9)
Reissued with new cover design by Katarzyna Oleska, Piper, May 2015 (978-3-492-28066-2)
All nine Piper Discworld titles issued in a box.with spines combining to create a single image by Katarzyna Oleska, illustrator of all the covers, Piper, 8 June 2015 (978-3-492-28080-8)

Double volume, Pyramiden and MacBest, no.23/141 in Heyne’s Tip des Monats series, 1997 (3-453-12327-1)
Reissued under title Schlamassel auf der Scheibenwelt, Piper, September 2005 (3-492-28612-7) revised design 5th printing 7/09,

Greek: Οι στριγκλες, trs. Anna Papastavrou, Psichogios, 2,000 copies in November 2005  (960-274-955-5)

Hebrew: אתיות חגוךל, rs. Kvryt Sraby [?], Kinneret, 1997, (965-286-559-1)

Hungarian: 1. Vészbanyák, trs. Dr Anikó Sohár, Cherubion Könyvkiadó, 4,000 copies in January 2000 (963-9110-67-1)
2. Vészbanyák, trs. Veronika Farkas, Delta Vision, 8 June 2011 (978-615-5161-00-1)

Italian: Sorellanza Stregonesca, in Il Mondo del Disco: La Seconda Trilogia (with Sourcery and Mort) trs. Antonella Pieretti, Mondadori, October 1992 (88-04-36520-X)
Pocket book: Salani/TEA, cover copertina by Giovanni Manzoni & Sonia Aloi, April 2003 (88-7818-695-3)

Japanese: [Sannin no Majo], trs.Norito Kuga, H.Kawaguchi/Sanyusha, 10 July 1997 (4-88322-623-9)

Norwegian: Sære Søstre, trs. Per Malde, Tiden Norsk ?April 2001 (82-10-04549-0)
Talking book: Norsk lyd- og blindeskriftbibliotek (12 copies)

Polish pbk: Trzy Wiedźmy, trs. Piotr W. Cholewa, Fantastyka S-ka/Prószyński i S-ka, 1998 (83-7180-837-2)
Reissue: 2002 (83-7337-220-2)
Hbk: Prószyński i S-ka, 2003 (83-7337-564-3)

Portuguese: 1. As Três Bruxas, trs. Paula Reis, Caminho, 10,000 copies in August 1991 (972-21-0591-4 on cover, but -0602-3 on title verso)
2. As Três Bruxas, trs. Mrio Dias Correia, Temas & Debates, March 2005 (972-759-688-6)

Romanian: Stranii Surate, trs. Cezar Octavia Tabarcea, Rao, December 2007 (978-973-103-457-7)

Russian: Вещие Сестрички, trs. V. Volfson, Azbuka and Eksmo Press, 10,100 copies on 23 February 2001, reprinted 13 April 2001 (5,100 copies) (5-04-006980-4)
Azbuka had already had the book translated before they gave up their licence, so it was taken over by Eksmo.
Reissue: 19 September 2005 (5-699-10563-8)
Double volume:Творцы заклинаний: романы, Equal Rites and Wyrd Sisters , Eksmo,  2015 (978-5-699-78911-5)

Serbian/Yugoslav: Sestre po metli, trs. Dejan Papić, Laguna, 1,000 copies on ?15 March 2000 (86-7436-004-1)

Slovakian: Sestry Strigy, trs. Vladislav Gális, Talpress, 2007 (978-80-7197-294-5)

Slovenian: Ucila

Spanish: Brujerías, trs. Cristina Macía, Martínez Roca, 1992 (84-270-1651-4)
pbk: Plaza & Janés, June 1999 (col. Jet 84-01-46161-8, vol.342/8, 84-01-47948-7)
Reissued by [!]Debols!llo [Plaza & Janés], November 2001 (84-8450-846-3)
2nd edition in this format September 2003, (84-9759-318-9)
Bookclub: Círculo de Lectores (as pair with Sourcery, cover illus. Xavier Martinez) 2001(84-226-8663-5; 38406 A)
Kiosk edition: Altaya, 2008 (978-84-487-2293-7)

Swedish: Häxkonster, trs. Olle Sahlin, Wahlströms, 1993 (91-32-31793-X)
Pbk: BW-Pocket/Wahlströms, 1994 (91-32-42964-9); reissued March 1998 (92-32-43102-3)

Turkish:  1. Ucube Kocakarilar, trs. Niran Elçi, Ithaki, May 2002 (975-8607-47-2)
2. Delidolu/Tudem, 2,000 copies in July 2016 (978-0-605-5060-34-3)

Ukrainian: Old Lion [contracted, but not yet published]

Background illustration © and by courtesy of Marc Simonetti