Dark Side of the Sun and Strata

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Postby DaveC » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:51 pm

Tonyblack wrote:The best part of Dark Side of the Sun is this cover.

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Actually :oops: I've only read it (and Strata) once and probably should read them again before making such comments. :oops:
Never seen that cover before. I have the Kirby paperback.
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:56 pm

I found it by chance in a charity shop. I didn't know such a cover existed until I found it. :D
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Postby The Mad Collector » Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:46 am

New English Library always had good covers on their fantasy books. That is the first paperback edition with the cover illustration by Tim White and is quite rare. That cover is only on the first paperback edition, the second edition was printed by Corgi and had the Josh Kirby cover
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Postby pip » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:39 am

sadly only have the Kirby one. :roll:
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:41 am

Sadly my copy is pretty tatty. But I was pleased to find it. :D
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Postby pip » Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:50 am

despite you only reading it once :shock:
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:00 am

pip wrote:despite you only reading it once :shock:
Yes, as I said, it was second hand from a charity shop. :P
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Postby pip » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:05 am

saw a few good books in my last visit to the nearby one but nothing i hadn't got. still always get a kick when i find any TP though.
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Postby DaveC » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:08 am

pip wrote:saw a few good books in my last visit to the nearby one but nothing i hadn't got. still always get a kick when i find any TP though.


Me too. I always smile, and if they are not in order I discretely shuffle them around. Or make them more prominent. :D
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Postby pip » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:17 am

DaveC wrote:
pip wrote:saw a few good books in my last visit to the nearby one but nothing i hadn't got. still always get a kick when i find any TP though.


Me too. I always smile, and if they are not in order I discretely shuffle them around. Or make them more prominent. :D


I did fix the order of the books in Chapters(second hand shop in dublin) about two weeks ago. It was satisfying but its odd because my own ones aren't actually in order on the shelf
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:18 am

:lol: I've been known to 'rescue' Pratchett books from charity shops, even though I've already got them. And ex library copies too. But I then pass them on to people who have trouble getting them.

It seems to me that Pratchett books are a lot rarer in charity shops these days. Sometimes you'll see a whole bunch of them and you wonder how come someones collection ended up there. But they aren't like Dan Brown books - every single charity shop in the world has at least one copy of The Da Vinci Code for sale.* :lol:





*This may be a slight exaggeration.
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Postby pip » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:23 am

Tonyblack wrote::lol: I've been known to 'rescue' Pratchett books from charity shops, even though I've already got them. And ex library copies too. But I then pass them on to people who have trouble getting them.

It seems to me that Pratchett books are a lot rarer in charity shops these days. Sometimes you'll see a whole bunch of them and you wonder how come someones collection ended up there. But they aren't like Dan Brown books - every single charity shop in the world has at least one copy of The Da Vinci Code for sale.* :lol:





*This may be a slight exaggeration.


I've seen authors have a shelf to themselves but i have seen on several occasions in charity shops one entire shelf of Da Vinci Code. Probably work out cheaper than bogroll. :roll:
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Postby DaveC » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:24 am

pip wrote:I did fix the order of the books in Chapters(second hand shop in dublin) about two weeks ago. It was satisfying but its odd because my own ones aren't actually in order on the shelf


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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:28 am

There's one charity shop I go to and I noticed something odd about the books on display, but could readily work it out. I eventually realised that they'd been sorted by colour. :lol:
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Postby DaveC » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:32 am

Tonyblack wrote:There's one charity shop I go to and I noticed something odd about the books on display, but could readily work it out. I eventually realised that they'd been sorted by colour. :lol:


:lol: Sometimes they have a lot of time on their hands. :lol:
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