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Postby DaveC » Fri Apr 08, 2011 1:48 pm

Celebrate=ing 50 years of Terry's original publisher.

Found this on SFX website.



BTW, why did he switch to Corgi?


EDIT: Just looked at the list, Eric is the only Pterry there as it's the only one still published by them. :(
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Postby pip » Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:05 pm

Have to go with philip k dick and terry here. He stopped publishing with Gollancz in 1997 but corgi were doing the paperbacks well befor that.
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Postby DaveC » Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:07 pm

pip wrote:Have to go with philip k dick and terry here. He stopped publishing with Gollancz in 1997 but corgi were doing the paperbacks well befor that.


I voted Dick too!

I haven't read any of the bopoks on the list but I have at least seen Blade Runner! :lol:
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Postby pip » Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:08 pm

built up a good collection of his over the last year and Do androids dream is a brilliant book very different to the film.
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Postby DaveC » Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:31 pm

i think it only counted my Androids vote... :? :evil:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:32 pm

Have to agree about Androids being a LOT different to Blade Runner - they're barely similar in some respects :lol: I'm certainly glad I saw the film first as that way the original story didn't jar with what you saw and they're both good, just completely different in approach. :lol:

Anyway - I went trad with my sci-fi vote and did H.G Wells as we owe so much to him :D
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Apr 08, 2011 2:45 pm

I voted Ursala Le Guinn for SF and Jack Vance for Fantasy one of my all time favorite authors, almost voted for William Heaney aka Graham Joyce as I have a copy of that but that was before I spotted Vance's Dying Earth. :)
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Postby high eight » Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:01 pm

Two dead and much-missed English (Very, VERY English. About as English as it is possible to be :wink:) authors for my choice: - Keith Roberts and Robert Holdstock.
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Postby Doughnut Jimmy » Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:25 pm

Going to have to think about this one, Mythago Wood is probably a better book than Eric but does the rest of Terry's work convince me to vote the other way...
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Postby Penfold » Sat Apr 09, 2011 9:55 pm

I had to do the loyalty thing on this and vote for Eric, although I was sorely tempted by Elric as Michael Moorcock is also a favourite author of mine. :D
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:19 pm

I did not see Moorcock listed as he is also a favorite of mine, just had a look again, :) missed that 1st time still I'm happy with the Dying Earth as my choice and would not want to change it.
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Postby DaveC » Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:47 am

The results are in! :D I'd forgotten all about it but just got an email.

Eric made the Top Ten :D :D :D

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Postby pip » Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:53 am

Cool. Nice to see both my votes got in there :D
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