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Postby b.copeland » Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:53 pm

I would love to read a new novel (whilst Sir Terry has time) about Twoflower and Rincewind. I have got all T.P.'s books as ist editions, both hard cover and as paperbacks, and as much as I love reading about Sam Vimes, a bloke I could really warm to if I met him in the streets of Ankh Morpork, I really, REALLY miss Rincewind, Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg etc. all the original characters. I appreciate Sir T.P's. situation, but a real ripsnorting book with just about everyone of the original characters involved would be a great novel to finish with!
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Postby deldaisy » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:01 pm

What do you mean............... FINISH with? :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Postby spideyGirl » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:24 pm

welcome b.copeland

I miss Rincewind too :cry: but as per Del's comment lets not write him off yet shall we? :D
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Postby meerkat » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:47 pm

WELCXOME b.copeland. But why do you want to finish Sir pTerry off?
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Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:48 pm

meerkat wrote:WELCXOME b.copeland. But why do you want to finish Sir pTerry off?


Maybe he has shares in Dignatas :shock:
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Postby meerkat » Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:06 pm

oooh, Mad! Naughty Mad!
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:43 pm

Rincewind was in Unseen Academicals - how much more recent do you want?

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Postby DaveC » Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:51 pm

Hi b.copeland. Welcome! :D

We've had plenty of good Granny and Nanny in the Tiffany books, tthey are just as good in small doses. :D
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Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:57 pm

Welcome, b.copeland. :)
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Postby mspanners » Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:36 pm

Welcome to the site, I know what you mean.. Rincewind and Twoflower, for example, as the main Characters in a novel instead of a small part in a bigger book. Right on!
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jul 13, 2011 7:38 pm

Pterry will be conentrating on the Long Earth book,maybe after that we will get a Rincewind book, but he did get a book all to himself. :)

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Postby Alrik Fassbauer » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:41 am

I think that Rincewind has matured quite a bit. The Last Hero shows him relatively calm and assembled, imho.

That said, I wouldn't know if he would fit into the earlier books now - I tend to believe that Pterry's writing style has also changed quite a lot compared to the earliest books in which Rincewind was prominent.

So, Rincewind would have to change as well, I assume, and he already did so at least a bit for The Last Hero.

Although I've read UA, I don't remember him to be playing much of a (rememberable) role in the book.

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Postby author3 » Sun Jul 17, 2011 3:32 pm

I agree but I'd prefer to be introduced to new characters for the last couple of books
Instead of the old ones coming back
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Postby Perestroika » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:07 am

meh! I don't have enough time for random forum patroling anymore!

stupid Census work, stupid needy highschool students and stupid coursework!

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I was all happy and excited when Rincewind appeared in Unseen Academicals. I missed him.
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Postby jimnobbynobbs » Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:34 pm

i agree some of the older characters would be a welcome sight however there are so many who do you leave out and who do you include ?

i have all the Dworld novels (several times) and have just finished listening to them on audiobook. Stephen Briggs is a great narrator :lol:
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