Any Questions?

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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Jo of the Gates » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:04 pm

I have another question: Why can't I get Johnny and the Bomb for my Kindle? The other 2 in the trilogy are available.
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:51 pm

It's available in the UK Amazon site.
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:53 pm

And here it is on the US Amazon site. :)
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Jo of the Gates » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:06 am

Not available, Tony. The page is there, but no price listed, and "this title not available". Next question: What would happen if I clicked the buy button on the UK page? Would they translate the pounds into dollars and send me the book on my Kindle?
And is there a rational explanation for it not being available in the US?
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:52 am

The odd thing is, I did click to buy on the US site yesterday (I'm sure there was a Buy button there then) and got a message saying: Your Kindle is registered to Amazon.co.uk so this item is unavailable to you. :think:
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:26 pm

Jo! it's to do with the copyright and suchlike I've had that problem in the past with Amazon.com even though I registered with them as well as the UK one.
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Jo of the Gates » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:31 am

I've always figured it was a hitch at the publisher's end, not Amazon. It just makes no sense to offer two-thirds of a trilogy on Kindle and never make the last book available! I suppose I could order the paperback. My local library does not have it, and it is not available thru inter-library loan either.
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:23 pm

Jo, try these.

Awesome buy two for free post
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Jon » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:11 pm

Hello all.
I have started reading Discworld series, and so far I have read two books(The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic).
The reason I am here, is I don't have an idea where to continue with the reading. I looked for some reading order tutorials, but would appreciate advice from people reading the books.
Should I follow the release date chronology, or rather something like this:

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If yes to the picture, which ''path'' to follow and why?

Thank you very much for advice. :)
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby pip » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:22 pm

matter of taste really. some prefer different books to others. Personally i'd say the watch books starting with Guards Guards because i love the WAtch characters,especially Vimes but thats just me
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:33 pm

I have always read them in the order they were published - because that's how long I've been reading them. You can follow that list, read them in published order or dip in and pretty much read them in any order.

The advantage of reading them in published order is that you get to see the evolution of Discworld and its denizens.

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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Jon » Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:49 pm

Hello again.
Thank you for the answers, but still haven't got a clue what to do. Well, I guess I'll just wait for the moment.

Thanks Tonyblack, however still avoiding most of the topics as I am trying to avoid spoilers. :)
Btw, Cardiff, Wales nice one. :) Wales and Ireland are my two dream countries to visit. :)
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby pip » Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:11 pm

Well you get a good welcome in either. Us Irish are terribly nice. :D
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby janet » Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:29 pm

Jon wrote:Hello again.
Thank you for the answers, but still haven't got a clue what to do. Well, I guess I'll just wait for the moment.

Thanks Tonyblack, however still avoiding most of the topics as I am trying to avoid spoilers. :)
Btw, Cardiff, Wales nice one. :) Wales and Ireland are my two dream countries to visit. :)

Don't wait Jon! Just plough into any Discworld book and enjoy the fun.

PS The North of England is quite nice too :D
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Re: Any Questions?

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:48 pm

pip wrote:Well you get a good welcome in either. Us Irish are terribly nice. :D



Until you mention that you own a Kindle! ;)
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