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Books trouble to read.

Discussion in 'Booktalk' started by Takara, Aug 2, 2006.

  1. DarkStrider

    DarkStrider I've seen the future and it has seen me Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder

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    @shadow lurker I think you probably were scarred by reading Pratchett at such an early age, and understandably finding it long and detailed at that age, with the humour not direct enough for a child.

    I would suggest you try "The Colour of Magic" the very first one, if you want to try again.

    @Tak I'll disagree although Vimes and Carrot are funny, for me the best books involve one or more of Granny Weatherwax, Death, Susan or Rincewind and the Luggage, and as a extra delight Greebo!
     
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    What's your fav. then DS? Lords and ladies? Masqurade? Masquerade is hilarious I found.
     
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    My personal faves are Night Watch and Moving Pictures. Night Watch was truly moving and Moving Pictures was just so like the movie industry that I couldn't help but laugh out loud :D The Fifth Elephant is one of my faves as well. He should do a book with Vetinari as the main character.
     
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    For me it is definately Men at arms.
     
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    Lords and Ladies, Eric, Soul Nusic, Hogfather, Mort, Reaper Man and Carpe Jugulum are the ones I've enjoyed most
     
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    Hogfather and Lords and Ladies were pretty awesome. Mort kind of bored me though..
     
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    @Taluntain
    :D

    @DarkStrider
    Uh...I think I'll pass, but thanks for the recommendation. ;)
     
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    I found Robert Jordan too over written. I found myself scimming pages till a relevant person or event came up. Oh and Sam Vimes rules.
     
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    I think I've said this before, but I had extreme difficulties reading Don Quixote.
     
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