Books Order Help Please

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Postby DukeTyrion » Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:07 pm

Hi,

I wonder if I could get some help understanding the order of the different Terry Pratchett books please?

I have read various books (my favourite being Small Gods), although I heave always read them in a fairly random order.

What I would like to do, is go back and re-read the books in order, based on the series, so I would like to know the list and order of;

The Guard Books

Guards, Guards ... Men at Arms ?

The Death Books

Mort ... Reaper Man ... Hogfather ?

The Witch Books

I am at the same time trying to avoid the rincewind books, because for some unexplained reason, I have just not been able to get into them.

Thanks for any assistance you can give.
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Sep 13, 2009 2:57 pm

We really should post a comprehensive list here somewhere. :lol:

I'm afraid it's not always easy to put them in catagories - some like Monstrous Regiment, The Truth and Moving Pictures are quite hard indeed. But I'll try. :D

Discworld
1. The Colour of Magic (1983) - Rincewind
2. The Light Fantastic (1986) - Rincewind
3. Equal Rites (1987) - Witches
4. Mort (1987) - Death
5. Sourcery (1988) - Rincewind
6. Wyrd Sisters (1988) - Witches
7. Pyramids (1989) - Gods
8. Guards! Guards! (1989) - Watch
9. Eric (1990) - Rincewind
10. Moving Pictures (1990) - Erm... :?
11. Reaper Man (1991) - Death
12. Witches Abroad (1991) - Witches
13. Small Gods (1992) - Gods
14. Lords and Ladies (1992) - Witches
15. Men at Arms (1993) - Watch
16. Soul Music (1994) - Death
17. Interesting Times (1994) - Rincewind
18. Maskerade (1995) - Witches
19. Feet of Clay (1996) - Watch
20. Hogfather (1996) - Death
21. Jingo (1997) - Watch
22. The Last Continent (1998) - Rincewind
23. Carpe Jugulum (1998) - Witches
24. The Fifth Elephant (1999) - Watch
25. The Truth (2000) - Erm... :?
26. Thief of Time (2001) - Erm... :?
27. Night Watch (2002) - Watch - sort of
28. Monstrous Regiment (2003) - Erm... :?
29. Going Postal (2004) - Moist von Lipwig
30. Thud! (2005) - Watch
31. Making Money (2007) - Moist von Lipwig
32. Unseen Academicals (2009) - Wizards I guess
Tales of Discworld (2000)
The Last Hero (2001) (with Paul Kidby) - Rincewind and others



Bromeliad
1. Truckers (1988)
2. Diggers (1990)
3. Wings (1990)
The Bromeliad (omnibus) (1998)


Johnny Maxwell
1. Only You Can Save Mankind (1992)
2. Johnny and the Dead (1993)
3. Johnny and the Bomb (1996)
The Johnny Maxwell Trilogy (omnibus) (1997)


Discworld (Non fiction)
The Discworld Fools' Guild Yearbook and Diary 2001 (2000)
The Science of Discworld (1992) (with Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart)
Streets of Ankh Morpork (1993)
The Discworld Companion (1994)
The Pratchett Portfolio (1996)
Discworld's Ankh-Morpork City Watch Diary (1998)
The Discworld: Day-to-Day Calendar (1998)
A Tourist Guide to Lancre (1998) (with Stephen Briggs, Paul Kidby)
Death's Domain: A Discworld Mapp (1999) (with Paul Kidby)
Discworld - Mini Calendar 2000 (1999)
Discworld Assassins' Guild Yearbook and Diary 2000 (1999)
Nanny Ogg's Cookbook (1999) (with Stephen Briggs, Tina Hannan)
The Discworld Calendar: 2001 (2000)
The Discworld Mapp (2000) (with Stephen Briggs)
Discworld Also (2001)
The Discworld Calendar: 2002 (2001)
The Discworld Fools' Guild Yearbook and Diary 2002 (2001)
Discworld Thieves' Guild Diary 2002 (2001)
Discworld Guild Diary 2003 (2002)
Discworld Roleplaying Game (2002) (with Paul Kidby, Phil Masters)
The New Discworld Companion (2002)
The Science of Discworld II: The Globe (2002)
Discworld Calendar 2004 (2003)
The Art of Discworld (2004) (with Paul Kidby)
The Celebrated Discworld Almanac (2004)
Discworld Calendar 2005 (2004)
The Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watch (2005)
The Ankh-Morpork Post Office Handbook: Discworld Diary 2007 (2006) (with Stephen Briggs)
Terry Pratchett's Hogfather Discworld Calendar 2007 (2006)
The Unseen University Cut Out Book (2006)
Terry Pratchett's Discworld Collectors' Edition Calendar 2008 (2007)
The Folklore of Discworld (2008) (with Jacqueline Simpson)
Terry Pratchett's Discworld Collectors' Edition Calendar 2009 (2008)
Terry Pratchett's Discworld Collectors' Edition Calendar 2010 (2009)








Discworld omnibus
Death Trilogy (omnibus) (1998)
The City Watch (omnibus) (1999)
The Colour of Magic / The Light Fantastic (omnibus) (1999)
Gods Trilogy (omnibus) (2000)


Discworld (Childrens)
1. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents (2001)
2. The Wee Free Men (2003) - Tiffany
3. A Hat Full of Sky (2004) - Tiffany
4. Wintersmith (2006) - Tiffany


Discworld (picture book)
Where's My Cow? (2005)


Novels
The Carpet People (1971)
The Dark Side of the Sun (1976)
Strata (1981)
The Unadulterated Cat (1989) (with Gray Joliffe)
Good Omens (1990) (with Neil Gaiman)
Nation (2008)


Collections
Once More* with Footnotes (2004)

Plays
Going Postal: Stage Adaptation (2005)
Jingo: Stage Adaptation (2005)
Terry Pratchett's Hogfather: The Illustrated Screenplay (2006)
Sourcery: The Illustrated Screenplay (2008)

Illustrated Books
The Illustrated Wee Free Men (2007)


Non fiction
Lu-tse's Yearbook of Enlightenment (2007) (with Stephen Briggs)
The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld (2007)

Anthologies containing stories by Terry Pratchett
The Unfriendly Future (1965)
Gaslight and Ghosts (1988)
Hidden Turnings (1989)
Digital Dreams (1990)
After the KIng (1992)
Shivers for Christmas (1995)
The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy (1996)
Cyber-Killers (1997)
The Flying Sorcerers (1997)
Knights of Madness: Further Comic Tales of Fantasy (1998)
Legends (1998)
Legends 3 (1998)
The Mammoth Book of Comic Fantasy (1998)
Vintage Science Fiction (1999)




Short stories
The Hades Business (1963)
Twenty Pence with Envelope and Seasonal Greetings (1987)
Final Reward (1988)
Sphinx (1988)
Turntables of the Night (1989)
# ifdefDEBUG + "world/enough" + "time" (1990)
Hollywood Chickens (1990)
Troll Bridge (1992)
Theatre of Cruelty (1993)
The Sea and Little Fishes (1998)

Welcome to the site by the way! :D
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Re: Books Order Help Please

Postby The_Discworldaholic » Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:48 pm

DukeTyrion wrote:Hi,

I wonder if I could get some help understanding the order of the different Terry Pratchett books please?

I have read various books (my favourite being Small Gods), although I heave always read them in a fairly random order.

What I would like to do, is go back and re-read the books in order, based on the series, so I would like to know the list and order of;

The Guard Books

Guards, Guards ... Men at Arms ?

The Death Books

Mort ... Reaper Man ... Hogfather ?

The Witch Books

I am at the same time trying to avoid the rincewind books, because for some unexplained reason, I have just not been able to get into them.

Thanks for any assistance you can give.


Easy peasy this one lol click the link and it has it all there foe you.
http://www.co.uk.lspace.org/books/readi ... index.html
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Postby Cheery » Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:53 pm

Hi, Duke! Welcome to the Forum!
*points at Tony's post* That's what you call a great reference list!
Wow, there's stuff on this list I haven't even heard about :lol:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Sep 13, 2009 5:07 pm

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Postby The_Discworldaholic » Sun Sep 13, 2009 5:41 pm

Cheery wrote:Hi, Duke! Welcome to the Forum!
*points at Tony's post* That's what you call a great reference list!
Wow, there's stuff on this list I haven't even heard about :lol:


Cheery have you seen the colin smythe web site theres even more on there, even down to magazine interviews paper interviews fanzines, and well just about everything.
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Postby poohcarrot » Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:03 pm

"After the king" (1992) was not included in the anthology list. :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:51 am

poohcarrot wrote:"After the king" (1992) was not included in the anthology list. :wink:
Thanks Pooh, it's in there now. :D
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Postby DukeTyrion » Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:37 pm

Excellent.

Thanks for the lists all.

I have finished Guard, Guard and Men at Arms recently, so it's on ith the Watch books for now, with Feet of Clay next in line :D
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:48 pm

Welcome DukeTyrion have fun reading Feet of Clay(I'm sure you will :D )
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:20 pm

DukeTyrion wrote:Excellent.

Thanks for the lists all.

I have finished Guard, Guard and Men at Arms recently, so it's on ith the Watch books for now, with Feet of Clay next in line :D


Happy to help and enjoy Feet of Clay. :D

I loved the way Terry had used a seperate font for the Golems in that one. I don't know why he didn't use it in later books, or in the US version of Feet of Clay.

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Postby Cheery » Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:12 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
DukeTyrion wrote:Excellent.

Thanks for the lists all.

I have finished Guard, Guard and Men at Arms recently, so it's on ith the Watch books for now, with Feet of Clay next in line :D


Happy to help and enjoy Feet of Clay. :D

I loved the way Terry had used a seperate font for the Golems in that one. I don't know why he didn't use it in later books, or in the US version of Feet of Clay.

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Well, in later books, the golems can talk and don't have to write anything down on a slate anymore, so the different script doesn't make sense anymore. But he still uses capital letters for their speech, doesn't he?
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Sep 14, 2009 5:17 pm

welcome to the site duke :)
enjoy the books i did
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:51 am

Yep Cheery - The Talking Golems All Use Initial Caps - which is so bloody fiddly I'd have kept to the nice vaguely Yiddish looking typeface

*Hurries off before she's tempted to look up the font he used* :roll:
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:09 am

Jan Van Quirm wrote:Yep Cheery - The Talking Golems All Use Initial Caps - which is so bloody fiddly I'd have kept to the nice vaguely Yiddish looking typeface

*Hurries off before she's tempted to look up the font he used* :roll:
Darn you! I had to look it up didn't I? :D

I think it's Mitzvah. :wink:
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