A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:53 pm

raptornx01 wrote:what i meant was realizing Granny had been listening in :lol:

Are you saying that Granny was listening to what Tiffany was thinking?

I hadn't read it like that at all and hadn't even considered that. :think:
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:06 pm

As I'll be travelling on Monday 2nd April, I'll start the next discussion on Sunday 1st April.

That means you now have two weeks to read or reread Sourcery for the discussion starting on Sunday 1st April. :)
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby raptornx01 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:50 pm

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raptornx01 wrote:what i meant was realizing Granny had been listening in :lol:

Are you saying that Granny was listening to what Tiffany was thinking?

I hadn't read it like that at all and hadn't even considered that. :think:


I thought it was obvious. guess not :lol:
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:02 pm

No, I don't think Granny is capable of reading minds at all. She's never done it before. My thought was that she was that we were seeing a vulnerable Granny, not the superwoman we'd seen in previous books. She'd gone for days without much sleep since she got called in, had spent the night watching over Tiffany as first an owl then an eagle and she was then walking miles over the mountains. It showed a human and caring side to Granny and let us know that she was on Tiffany's side against the hiver. :)
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Mar 25, 2012 8:32 am

You now have one week to read or reread Sourcery for the discussion starting on Sunday 1st April. :)

I'm starting this one on Sunday rather than Monday as I'll be travelling on Monday 2nd.

Incidentally - this is the penultimate discussion. After this one there is just Moving Pictures to do in May. ;)
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:56 pm

Blimey - you mean we've more or less dunnit!? :shock:
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Mar 25, 2012 2:15 pm

:lol: It's only taken almost three years too.
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby DaveC » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:35 am

What happens then?!?!?!

Does it come back around or do we systematically bump them one by one up to the top of the page in chronological order? :)
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:14 am

The discussions are still open and can be added to at any time using the sticky list that is found at the top of this forum. :)
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby raisindot » Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:33 pm

Tony, you may want to move the Unseen Academicals and Snuff discussions from the Latest Books section into this forum, at least provide a link to them in your Discussions topic.

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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Mar 26, 2012 1:02 pm

raisindot wrote:Tony, you may want to move the Unseen Academicals and Snuff discussions from the Latest Books section into this forum, at least provide a link to them in your Discussions topic.

Jus' a thought.

Yep, it's a good idea and one that I had been thinking of. ;)
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Bron H » Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:38 pm

I think I quite liked this book. It was the second discworld book I ever read (after Wee Free Men).
I liked the fact that Granny was in it more.
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby RolandItwasntmyfault » Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:45 pm

raptornx01 wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:
raptornx01 wrote:what i meant was realizing Granny had been listening in :lol:

Are you saying that Granny was listening to what Tiffany was thinking?

I hadn't read it like that at all and hadn't even considered that. :think:


I thought it was obvious. guess not :lol:



I also always thought it was ovious - and had to laugh out loud every time I read it.

I didn't exactly understand this as "reading minds" in the common manner, but as a variation of "soft" borrowing. A tiny part of Granny capable of wandering in someones mind and, well, knowing their thoughts, or just meaning or pictures of their thoughts (what ever there may possible).

She has done it before, walking around and her mind at the same time being there and somewhere else.
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And now she perhaps is even more powerful since then, more experienced.
Although I don't think she has to need, it would have been rather easy to do this.

So I see no difficulty to wander with Tiff throug the woods and slightly watching Tiff's thoughts/mind.
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Discworldpadawan » Sun Apr 27, 2014 8:15 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
raptornx01 wrote:what i meant was realizing Granny had been listening in :lol:

Are you saying that Granny was listening to what Tiffany was thinking?

I hadn't read it like that at all and hadn't even considered that. :think:


Just finished hat full of sky last night, I read it like this too, That Mistress weatherwax was listening to what tiffany was thinking when she tripped! Poor Hiver though, is he actually dead I wonder, or has he just been tricked into wandering the black desert for all eternity? :think: :think:
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Re: A Hat Full of Sky Discussion **Spoilers**

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:07 pm

Oh I think the Hiver died. There was no trickery involved but a lot of compassion from Tiffany in understanding the hiver. It wasn't evil, it was just surviving because it couldn't do anything else. Tiffany gave it peace by letting it die. Interesting to think of that in terms with Terry's own feelings about the end of life.
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