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Postby Tonyblack » Mon May 25, 2009 12:05 am

Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:Witches Abroad is the book, and June 1st is the day.
:wink: Right!
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Postby Tiffany » Mon May 25, 2009 1:57 pm

I've started to re-read it. :)
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue May 26, 2009 2:30 pm

Less than a week to go. :wink:
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Postby bookworm 303 » Wed May 27, 2009 12:08 pm

I am reading monstruous regiment, but I will start to read again witches abroad right now! I have it only in french but even so it could be really interresting to have a discussion about it.
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Sun May 31, 2009 3:40 am

Woot!! almost there, just a few more hours to go...

I think I shall go and have a lie down now. :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun May 31, 2009 3:14 pm

:lol: PMSL :lol:
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Postby Perdita X » Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:00 am

When and with what are we starting our WA discussion Tony?
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:26 pm

I am not sure how discussion groups work pertaining to books, so I am just going to jump in with both feet. (as opposed to the difficulties with Seven League Boots... :lol: )

I like this book.

1) It involves the three major witches, Granny, Nanny and Magrat, and puts them in places that are outside of the 'normal' settings. I enjoy the heck out of the dialects that Nanny comes up with in her dealings with the locals.

2) The Wand :lol: :lol: is too funny.

3) I have never been to Mardi Gras, but I think it would be a Hoot.

4) "Somewhere on the chilly ground, a very large bat was trying to get airborne again. It had already been stunned twice, once by a carelessly opened shutter and once by a ballistic garlic sausage, and wasn't feeling very well at all. One more setback, it was thinking, and it's back off to the castle. Besides it'd be sunrise soon. It's red eyes glinted as it looked up at Magrat's open window, it tensed-- A paw landed on it. The bat looked around."

"The Bat squirmed under his (Greebo's) claw. It seemed to Greebo's small cat brain that it was trying to change it's shape, and he wasn't having any of that from a mouse with wings on. Especially now, when he had someone to play with."

"Under the table, Greebo sat and washed himself. Occasionally he burped. Vampires have risen from the dead, the grave and the crypt, but have never managed it from the cat." (abridged) PMSL!!!!! :twisted: :lol: :twisted:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:02 pm

Any thoughts on what book we should discuss next? :)
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:59 pm

Perhaps, Men at Arms! or Guards! Guards!?? Just a thought. Maybe The Fifth Elephant? Argh! Too Many....
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Jun 14, 2009 9:31 pm

Well we're on Witches - how about a Watch, Death or a Wizard one? Or one of the 'stand alones'? Haven't read Pyramids for a good while
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:59 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:Well we're on Witches - how about a Watch, Death or a Wizard one? Or one of the 'stand alones'? Haven't read Pyramids for a good while


Eric would actually fit a couple of those spots :twisted:
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Postby swreader » Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:57 am

I think that a Watch one is called for-- and Tina, I think Guards! Guards! is just the one. After all--that's where we meet almost all of the most important characters of the Watch & Lady Sybil for the first time. That gets my vote.

(Besides, probably my two least favorite books are Pyramids and Eric--don't know which I dislike most).
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Postby Dotsie » Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:17 pm

Another vote here for GG - I see it as the start of somethıng special :)
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Postby mspanners » Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:09 pm

Guards! Guards! as it is the first of what I comsider is the best series of Discworld books.. the Watch books.... :shock:
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