MongoGutman wrote:Would you say that as DW progresses TP is leaning more towards plot driven stories and less towards character?
LilMaibe wrote:It always depends, I'd say.
Unless the talks is about what formally were the Watch books and are now Vimes books.
(I think I stopped liking Vimes when he was the 'trigger' for the pseudo-happy-end in MR )
Sister Jennifer wrote:^No. What triggered the important stuff was Polly going to find her brother. Vimes's 'reputation' was just tactics. The book was about perceived indentity & subsequent prejudices. Cause and effect, that kind of thing. Monstrous Regiment is a firm favourite of mine.
Re - The woman in the shop. My step-mother refers Discworld as 'those childrens books you read'. I mean, really!
So did I with every watchbook after Men At Arms as it became less humorous and more focused on Vimes being a detector.
I don't mean the events in general were bad, just that it HAD to be vimes and not some new character with no connection to AM.
author3 wrote:i really wanted to have a very stern talk with her, but then she left the bookshop
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