Majblast wrote:Um, no. There are many other books or book series that I think can lay claim to being better than Discworld books. HOWEVER, if dropped alone on a desert island I was given the choice of only ONE author's books to keep me company, I would choose Sir Terry Pratchett's. They are really that good, rather lengthy in their entirety, and the humor would do me some good.
Also, if rescued by aliens who might ask me about humanity, I really think I could describe the lengh and breadth of all of Western Civilization's history and all it's moral, religious, psychological,philosophical, political, economic, and mythlogical thought using my own education and the Discworld series as a crib sheet. And a large chunk of the same for Eastern and other civilization's as well. Really if you look at the books it's pretty much all there-some of it writ boldy and other bits like the shadows in Plato's cave. Provided I wasn't pressed to describe the relevancy of Nobby I'd do OK.
pip wrote:Very good. So has your husband read one yet. My girlfriend said that for years then she finally gave in and read Soul music and got a little hooked.
Natalya wrote:pip wrote:Very good. So has your husband read one yet. My girlfriend said that for years then she finally gave in and read Soul music and got a little hooked.
I hope that my husband will read TP eventually, too. Perhaps, when he will became older....
Who's Wee Dug wrote: Natalya, do you mean when he grows up.
S@mwich wrote:I chose not to pick sides, I enjoy : discworld, hitch hickers guide, Harry potter, percy jackson, diary of a wimpy kid, Alex rider, the kane chronicles, and lots more.But the only thing is, I still haven't figured out how I've managed it, along with school, gaming, homework and much much more, and I'm only in 14!
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