what is your top three discworld books?

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Postby jaeger » Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:50 pm

Guards Guards

Night Watch

Going Postal

But that changes every time I look at my book shelf and ponder the choices
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Postby author3 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:15 pm

At the moment it's

1.Interesting Times

2.Jingo

3.Carpe Jugulum/The Fifth Elephant (I can't decide.)
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Postby feanor » Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:26 am

Ayup All...

Unless I posted here before, and I'm contradicting myself, In reverse order...

Equal Rites.

Pyramids

And Top...

Reaper Man.

Out of all Pterrys Characters, I Like Death most. Such a compassionate Being...

Granny Weatherwax is, well, Just the 'Best' Granny ever. And Pteppic is well, Pteppic. In fact, I think Pteppic could do with being re-visited.
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Postby author3 » Wed Sep 28, 2011 6:08 pm

Wow brilliant selection feanor
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Postby feanor » Wed Sep 28, 2011 7:19 pm

Ayup Author3...

Thanks Mate.

I'm sorry to say, I'm not into the Uberwald thing...

If I could have a fourth, I'd choose Small Gods...
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Postby author3 » Wed Sep 28, 2011 7:28 pm

Small Gods is brilliant as well at one stge it was my fave
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Postby Lamia » Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:11 pm

-ingDaisychain wrote:I read 'The Amazing Morris' first (and it's still one of my favourites) when I was about eight but didn't get into the adult ones until I was about fourteen and now I'm hooked! The man's a genius.

LilMaibe wrote:(And as I am a hopeless nitpicker: Wasn't it 'Maurice' ?)

-ingDaisychain wrote:LilMaibe you are absolutely right, it is Maurice. Damn, stupid mistake :S I am ashamed...


Did you read it in some other language? It's actually Morris in the finnish translation as well.

This sure is hard.
1. Hogfather
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3. Difficult to decide, probably Maskerade.

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Postby Teppic » Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:57 pm

feanor wrote:Ayup All...

Unless I posted here before, and I'm contradicting myself, In reverse order...

Equal Rites.

Pyramids

And Top...

Reaper Man.


I'm going to have to revisit this book at some point because a few people have put it top of their lists and I'm wondering why. The wizards sub-plot became so ridiculous and invasive that it completely spoiled the main Death plot-line for me. I'm nearly through all the main Discworld books now and Reaper Man is still the one I least enjoyed. :cry:
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Postby feanor » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:08 pm

Ayup Teppic...

Sorry to Hear. Yes, I think the Wizards sub-plot is silly, (and should be , IMO for DW !) but the story of Bill-Door, the Harvest, Miss Flitworth and the Little Girl saved from the Boiling Brandy is so Deeply Touching for me...
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Postby meerkat » Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:18 pm

I agree, faenor. Reaper Man really gives you a lump in the throat, it is so excellently written that you can see it, feel it and understand it!

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ps, The Fifth Elephant is the best IMO! :wink:
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Postby PyscoFalcon » Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:55 pm

Soul Music
Small Gods (cos of all the smiting)

hmm hard to choose a 3rd. Do I have to? Can't I just choose ALL the books with the night watch in them and rincewind? :lol:
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Postby pip » Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:56 pm

Not easy is it :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Oct 14, 2011 3:02 pm

pip wrote:Not easy is it :lol:
That's why I haven't bothered. :lol:
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Postby Gman707 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:15 pm

Mine would have to be Last Continent, Mort and Monstrous regiment. it's a tough one to pick though. I'm glad it was only discworld books. if the jonny books and unadulterated cat had been options too i may not have been able to choose!
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Postby Maura:-D » Fri Oct 21, 2011 3:02 pm

I can't possibly choose three! I love the ones with Vimes. Also Granny Weatherwax. Also Moist.... :oops:
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