The last thing
the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his
shoulder, was to pass on his staff of power to the eighth son of
an eighth son. Unfortunately for his colleagues in the chauv- inistic
(not to say mysogynistic) world of magic, he failed to check on
the new-born baby's sex ...
A THIRD HILARIOUS ADVENTURE BY THE AUTHOR OF THE COLOUR OF MAGIC
AND THE LIGHT FANTASTIC.