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Postby MUSSBELLO » Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:27 pm

As the post says ....

I first tried Terry Pratchett when I was about 10 .... Diggers I think.... and just couldnt get going. Probably too young.

Then I tried again ... think it was late teens early 20's .... think it was Wyrd Sisters....again I didnt like it and couldnt finish.

Got a Kindle for my 30th Birthday though and thought I would try again so after a bit of research (kudos to this forum and others) I downloaded Gaurds ! Guards ! ...... ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT !!!

Read in a week and am now reading Men at Arms and plan to go through all the Watch series first before moving on to Witches . Dunno what made the difference (age, the book, bit of both ?) but i'm now so delighted to have this huge series to work through . Just wanted to share my experience. cheers guys
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Postby captainmeme » Tue Mar 29, 2011 6:28 pm

Good for you! Pratchett is amazing, Carrot more so!

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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:05 pm

Well as I've often said: Guards! Guards! is a very good place to start as you are introduced to the city of Ankh-Morpork through the eyes of someone (Carrot) new to it himself.

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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:06 pm

captainmeme wrote:Good for you! Pratchett is amazing, Carrot more so!

Oh, and welcome!
:shock: You think that Carrot is better than Terry Pratchett?
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Postby deldaisy » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:12 pm

Welcome MUSSBELLO

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Gee.... Age ten to age thirty.... wonder what could have changed? :wink:
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Postby captainmeme » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:26 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
captainmeme wrote:Good for you! Pratchett is amazing, Carrot more so!

Oh, and welcome!
:shock: You think that Carrot is better than Terry Pratchett?


Nah, I take that back. Carrot isn't better than Pratchett, he's about the same :D
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Postby The Mad Collector » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:32 pm

I'm looking forward to you explaining that one to Terry at convention next year :)
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Postby michelanCello » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:55 pm

The Mad Collector wrote:I'm looking forward to you explaining that one to Terry at convention next year :)

:lol:

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Postby DaveC » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:16 pm

Welcome to the forum, MUSSBELLO! :D
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Postby captainmeme » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:37 pm

The Mad Collector wrote:I'm looking forward to you explaining that one to Terry at convention next year :)


Ill never meet him at it anyway ;)
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:40 pm

Welcome to the forum, MUSSBELLO I take your between the two. :) Image
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Postby Dotsie » Tue Mar 29, 2011 9:04 pm

captainmeme wrote:
The Mad Collector wrote:I'm looking forward to you explaining that one to Terry at convention next year :)


Ill never meet him at it anyway ;)

Only if either one of you doesn't go. He's a man of the people :D
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Postby Penfold » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:05 am

Hellooo and welcome from me to Mussbello! :D
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Postby LilMaibe » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:22 am

'ello there... (I read your name as Muspell first...too much norse mythology here)
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Postby mspanners » Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:25 am

Hi there, I have to say I love the Watch Books, My fav ones!
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