Another new release of Nation

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Another new release of Nation

Postby The_Discworldaholic » Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:49 pm

Yes you heard it here first folks, well unless someones mentioned it on here somewhere before, but there is a new edition of Nation out, in Waterstones its an exclusive edition large format paperback with the adult cover, so get em while you can, i know wigans waterstones has only one copy left and thats abit damaged but mines good :) oh it costs £12.99 i think but its on a buy two get one free offer.
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Postby Beth » Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:52 am

adult cover


Reallly? My. I'll have to take a look when I'm in London in November. I have to admit though that when someone says adult cover I think of a plain brown wrapper. Just how my mind works. Sorry. :oops:
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Postby The_Discworldaholic » Mon Sep 07, 2009 6:57 pm

lol na its an adult cover in the same respect as in the harry potter (may my mouth rot in hell of mentioning that name here) adult covers of books, pretty lame compared to pauls or joshes work, but in its own way good, and still miles better than the american editions ;)
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:11 pm

Erm... Paul Kidby didn't do the cover for Nation. :wink:

Here's the so-called 'black cover' which I think is rather nice actually.

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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:34 pm

It's good I think - kinda reminds me of 'So long and thanks for all the fish' actually (Douglas Adams last? Hitch-hikers book)
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Postby Dotsie » Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:57 am

Tonyblack wrote:Erm... Paul Kidby didn't do the cover for Nation. :wink:


Neither did Josh :lol: I think he's just sticking up for our two faves :wink:
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Postby The_Discworldaholic » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:00 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Erm... Paul Kidby didn't do the cover for Nation. :wink:

Here's the so-called 'black cover' which I think is rather nice actually.

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lol yep i know that, i was talkin in general, actually who did the cover for nation, ive not really checked?
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:26 pm

The excellent cover for Nation (I really love it) was done by Jonny Duddle :D
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Postby The_Discworldaholic » Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:15 pm

cheers tony helpful as ever :)
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:10 pm

I've not actually read Nation.

Is it funny? Is it worth getting?
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Postby chris.ph » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:14 pm

i still havent finished it, but thats my opinion
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:19 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:I've not actually read Nation.

Is it funny? Is it worth getting?
I think it's great and just recently reread it. Some people didn't like it, but I thought it was well worth getting. :D
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:48 pm

Nation is good. It does have "funny" parts if you like satire and take the time to appreciate it. It is Not a Discworld book, but it has a lot of silly outlooks about nature and the relations of people.

If you are not really sure, then buy a used copy on the cheap. Tis hard to lose that way. :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:03 pm

Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:Nation is good. It does have "funny" parts if you like satire and take the time to appreciate it. It is Not a Discworld book, but it has a lot of silly outlooks about nature and the relations of people.

If you are not really sure, then buy a used copy on the cheap. Tis hard to lose that way. :wink:
Or borrow a bogey-free copy from the library. :wink:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:10 pm

Charming!

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