Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:19 pm

You are in for a whole bunch of treats, Ben! :D
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby BenBubb » Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:10 pm

Tonyblack wrote:You are in for a whole bunch of treats, Ben! :D


Well im 60 pages into The colour of magic and im not really liking it at all. It has got nothing on Hogfather so far. The story just seems to be all over the place. Im finding it really hard to get into and enjoy.
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby meerkat » Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:41 pm

Keep with it, as a lot that follows will then make sense! Trust Meerkat on this Benkins!
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:04 pm

BenBubb wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:You are in for a whole bunch of treats, Ben! :D


Well im 60 pages into The colour of magic and im not really liking it at all. It has got nothing on Hogfather so far. The story just seems to be all over the place. Im finding it really hard to get into and enjoy.

Terry was writing a very different style of book with the first two. They were very much more parodies of the Fantasy genre. They get a lot better. ;)
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby BenBubb » Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:42 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
BenBubb wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:You are in for a whole bunch of treats, Ben! :D


Well im 60 pages into The colour of magic and im not really liking it at all. It has got nothing on Hogfather so far. The story just seems to be all over the place. Im finding it really hard to get into and enjoy.

Terry was writing a very different style of book with the first two. They were very much more parodies of the Fantasy genre. They get a lot better. ;)


I had to give up on the colour of magic I found it far too dull. I have decided to give equal rites a go.
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby TheRainbowCauldron » Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:41 pm

Tesco are pretty good value but I was going to buy the new one on the Iphone because it's just so handy to carry on the train etc, I read the sample from there. Although It's lovely to have the object of the book and going to a bookshop, I find I read so much more if I can just download it quickly.
Anyway was stopped from buying that because I'm getting it as a gift. Really looking forward to it. His last book Unseen Academicals was brilliant, very enjoyable but like all of his books I read it too quickly.
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Dec 21, 2011 2:31 pm

Reading too quickly isn't a problem, because you ARE going to reread them - aren't you? ;)

Seriously, there is so much you will have missed that a rereading is essential.
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Mycroft Vimes » Wed Dec 21, 2011 5:44 pm

Like most of my other books,with a few exceptions i got in actual bookstores(Good Omens for one if i remember correctly) my whole discworld-series and non-discworld TP novels i get online from http://www.bol.com.
Good large selection,very reasonable shippingcosts,payment after delivery. :handgestures-thumbup:

I get the reading too quickly though,sort of savouring and rationing it. :D
When i came to the last few i hadn't read yet,i did try to slow it down too...albeit with a limited degree of succes. :roll:
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Chootastic » Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:17 am

Through several methods. Everyone im related to has worked out im a big fan. So I get them given to me a lot. Also i trawl charity shops, and use amazon's penny deals. Not to mention L-Space!
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:51 pm

Welcome to the site, Chootastic! :D
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Antiq » Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:54 pm

pip wrote:
Antiq wrote:Chapters, in Dublin. I get a lot of them second-hand there, and they give you vouchers if you spend a certain amount, and you can sell books to them :D They also have nifty gifts. I love that shop.

Chapters is in my top five favourite places. Its fanatastic. Best History section in the city and best second shop in the country :D

I did some Christmas shopping there. The new China Mieville book, The Fairy Feller's Masterstroke jigsaw, and another Penguin mug and a little teddy bear bookmark :D
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Homeless Hublander » Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:56 pm

I normally get mine for about a fiver from amazon as the paperbacks - because the first one I read was paperback I now have a certain affection for those flimsy little tomes :)
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby author3 » Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:22 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Welcome Ben! :D

I agree £7.99 is a bit steep, especially as you can usually pick up a brand new first edition hardback (when they are first released) for as little as £9.95.

You might want to look online for cheaper paperbacks. ;)

You can buy new first edition hardbacks for £9.95. :shock:
Snuff cost me 25.50euro in Waterstones the day it came out :roll:
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby pip » Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:10 am

author3 wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:Welcome Ben! :D

I agree £7.99 is a bit steep, especially as you can usually pick up a brand new first edition hardback (when they are first released) for as little as £9.95.

You might want to look online for cheaper paperbacks. ;)

You can buy new first edition hardbacks for £9.95. :shock:
Snuff cost me 25.50euro in Waterstones the day it came out :roll:


Why go to waterstones then :roll:
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Re: Where do you buy your DW books and at what price?

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:12 am

Don't you have something like Tesco over there? Play.com would probably do it a lot cheaper with free delievery. :shifty:
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