Top 5 Terry Pratchett novels

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Postby Jakindra » Sun Jul 19, 2009 10:29 pm

I must say I absolutely love the books that feature the witches of Lancre. Pratchett's given them (Granny + Nanny) personalities that make them very enjoyable to read about. I just finished reading Maskerade, which was absolutely marvellous. My remaining four favourites are:

Monstrous Regiment
Wee Free Men
Thief of Time
Soul Music
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:52 pm

Very hard to choose my 5 favorite novels but here goes:

Small Gods
Interesting Times
Men at Arms
Hogfather
Going Postal
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Postby Cheery » Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:07 pm

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Postby Tristan » Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:52 pm

Extremely hard. I'll give it a try.

Maskerade (JUST LOVE IT!!)
Witches Abroad
A Hat Full of Sky
Lords and Ladies
Carpe Jugulum

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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Aug 18, 2009 10:49 am

Welcome Tristan - I gather that you like the Witches then? :twisted:
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Postby Tristan » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:22 pm

How did you know? I guess you are using headology. :?

And yes, I'm a huuuuuuge fan of all the witches. I don't know why, but every time I read one of their books, I feel grate. They are funny, interesting, and with every read I learn something new. I love all the characters and... Ah well... You probably got it. But my all - time favourite is Maskarade.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:27 pm

I most like Lord & Ladies - but I have an elf fixation :P Maskerade's great as well though - Greebo's finest hour in there! :lol:
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Postby Batty » Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:05 pm

Image My favourite is Witches Abroad. I love the scene when they are attending the play! Image
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:47 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:I most like Lord & Ladies - but I have an elf fixation :P Maskerade's great as well though - Greebo's finest hour in there! :lol:


Lords and Ladies is great love it that the elves are evil in the novel :twisted:
Greebo is also good in L&L

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Postby Cheery » Tue Aug 18, 2009 6:14 pm

My favourites are the watch books, especially because of Vimes, Angua, Nobby and of course cheery :D Still have to read most of the witches books :oops:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:02 pm

I think my favourites are the watch novels too :wink: Because of Vimes ofcourse :wink: but also because of Detritus and his Piecemaker :D (ow and Cheery too naturally :wink: )

I really like the wizards too (especially Ridcully :D ) so I can't wait untill Unseen Academicals comes out :D
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Postby Cheery » Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:27 pm

Sjoerd3000 wrote:I think my favourites are the watch novels too :wink: Because of Vimes ofcourse :wink: but also because of Detritus and his Piecemaker :D (ow and Cheery too naturally :wink: )

I really like the wizards too (especially Ridcully :D ) so I can't wait untill Unseen Academicals comes out :D


Oh yes, Detritus, Reg, Colon, Dorfl, Buggy... just all of 'em! And Sybil of course.

And I can't wait for Academicals either! I've waited so long for a football (or soccer)- parody!
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Postby malanur » Tue Aug 18, 2009 11:50 pm

hello out there (...-well, sorry for my English, all serious grammar and spelling mistakes, you know, we german-speaking people... :oops: )
Since I am currently re-reading my whole Disc-Collection I just became aware of your wonderful page (nope, I never was looking for Discworld stuff on the internet, so there is still a lot, a lot to explore for me) and enjoyed scanning through the topics
well, UNTIL I realized that my every-time favourite wasn't listed at all (or, have I just missed it?)-
so I just HAD to register and vote for it :wink:

1) Sourcery
is still my favourite as Rincewind developes a wide range of surprising qualities and even reveals philosophical potential. At the end I had the strong feeling that deep in his mind he might have understood better than most of the others what "wiz(z)ardry" really meant. +all the characters always seemed extremely vivid to me. can't help it, Rincewind is a unique character there - and the book certainly has depths that make it worth to be read again and again :D

2) is Small Gods (because the idea of a thousand small gods waiting for their chance out there really impressed me ... or rather, made me aware of the fact XD)

and from there on, I guess, anything featuring DEATH - you just have to love him =)
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:28 am

Welcome to the site malanur! :D Your English seems very good to me, but if you are unsure then please feel free to ask. :)
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Postby Dotsie » Wed Aug 19, 2009 7:16 am

Hi malanur, glad to have you here :D
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