Lenny Quirm wrote:Jolly entertaining place to be though, you could just spend your day wondering from one fine example of AM street theatre to another.
Jarmara wrote:Thing is, Terry just writes. As far as I can tell it's fans who worry about continuity rather than him. The earlier books have more discrepancies than the later ones because I think he takes more care as the number of questions from confuddled fans increases!
In CoM, it's just a patrician, no character, nothing but a imposing authority figure to serve the purpose of scaring Rincewind into doing what otherwise he'd never do. Then later Terry decided he could go to some good places with the kind of guy who'd run A-M and developed a specific character for that purpose. The Discworld didn't arrive in Terry's head fully-formed and neither did any of the people in it, look at how Granny's evolved as a case in point. There will be 'mistakes' but that's because sadly it's not a real place. Don't worry about them
Jinx wrote:I was really impressed with Granny in A-M in Maskerade (more so than Equal Rites). I think I was as shocked as Nanny Ogg when she revealed that she knew exactly what the Seamstresses' Guild was.
I'd like to live on Treacle Mine Road. Only a short walk to Gimlet's Hole Food Delicatessen, but hopefully far enough so as not actually smell those cooking rats.
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