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Postby author3 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:36 pm

I know Strata is not a Discworld book.
All I want to know is should I buy Strata next Monday along with The Wit andf Wisdom of Discworld or should I just buy TWW because everyone says Strata is terrible.
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Postby The Mad Collector » Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:41 pm

Wit and Wisdom is crap, a total waste of money

Buy Strata it's really good and you get to see Terry working out Dscworld before he wrote any of the books
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Postby Kin Arad » Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:41 pm

I enjoyed it, it's not one of his best but i thought once it got going it was quite good. I think it depends how much you would get it for...
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Postby author3 » Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:54 pm

Well there both £5.
I love TWW I read it last year.
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:15 pm

Wit and Wisdom is just a collection of bits of the novels. Strata is a seperate story in its own right. There's a big difference between the two. :)
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Postby DaveC » Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:39 pm

I thought Strata was very good, well worth reading. :D
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Postby Macarona » Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:10 am

I'm reading strata right now, I've been quite enjoying it but I can't seem to really sit down and read it for any reasonable length of time.
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Postby author3 » Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:13 pm

Thanks everyone
I think I'll make my decision when I get to the bookshop
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:22 pm

Lets us know which one you bought.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:59 am

author3 wrote:Thanks everyone
I think I'll make my decision when I get to the bookshop



I might have a copy at home that you can HAVE.
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Postby Quatermass » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:13 pm

Good concepts, but Strata didn't grab me.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:32 pm

Nor me.

Nor did the Dark Side of the Whatsit, either.
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Postby pip » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:56 pm

I read starta and darkside just to complete the set and enjoyed them . Not a patch on Terrys other works but still readable. On the other hand i love the carpet people, The Bromeliad and Nation which are all non dw :D
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Postby DaveC » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:15 pm

pip wrote:I read starta and darkside just to complete the set and enjoyed them . Not a patch on Terrys other works but still readable. On the other hand i love the carpet people, The Bromeliad and Nation which are all non dw :D


Absolutely ditto...(25 pages into nation at the mo and then my journey will be complete) :)
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Postby pip » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:26 pm

Until next month Dave :lol:

But good going on the books :D
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