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Postby Discworldpadawan » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:16 pm

Hi everyone, I have a question for this thread, Im looking to buy Amazing Maurice and his educated rodents in Hardback, but the one that seems to be most available has a mostly dark blue cover, with a picture of Maurice in the centre. Is this how our british release hardback is supposed to look? I've seen a picture of what looks like Paul Kidby's work, - a really nice cover with Maurice, Rats, and pied piper on the front, its this one I'd like to own, but seems like its only available in paperback, is this right? Any advice anyone?
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:04 pm

The dark blue cover is the original one that came out as a hardback and paperback. The Paul Kidby one is very recent I think and only in Paperback as far as I am aware. Personally, I prefer the original one. :)
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Postby Discworldpadawan » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:12 pm

Oh ok, Thanks again Tony, you have a wealth of info on the stuff here, thats for certain! I'll hang on for a few months then, and if that cover I like isnt released in hardback, I'll just get the dark blue one. Cheers!
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Re: Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents Discussion Grou

Postby Kippy » Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:39 am

I read this when it first came out, but recently got the recording (by Tony Robinson), and suddenly realized how much Darktan's name reminded me of d'Artagnan. All I could think of was The Three Musketeers every time he was in a scene. Did that happen to anyone else?
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Re: Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents Discussion Grou

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:11 am

Welcome to the site, Kippy! I must admit that I have never thought of Darktan's name in that way. I have always taken his name to be from the colour of a shoe polish. :)
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Re: Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents Discussion Grou

Postby =Tamar » Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:21 am

Kippy wrote: suddenly realized how much Darktan's name reminded me of d'Artagnan. All I could think of was The Three Musketeers every time he was in a scene. Did that happen to anyone else?

Me, too, especially because of the belts that remind me of swordbelts.
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