The Folklore of Discworld

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The Folklore of Discworld

Postby windle poons » Thu Oct 02, 2008 3:13 pm

Has anybody read this yet as I have not seen any mention of it on the forum I have just got a copy but have not started it yet,I will post again when I have read enough to get an opinion of it
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Postby The_Discworldaholic » Thu Oct 02, 2008 3:15 pm

well i read it, its noty like reading a novel thats for sure but its very interesting if you want to try and get into the mindset of Pterry and know real discworldly stuff. 8/10
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Postby Jason » Thu Oct 02, 2008 3:22 pm

I'm slogging my way through it at the moment. It's OK, not a fun read. Got some interesting stuff but is quite dry.
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Postby Jarmara » Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:31 pm

I'm reading it - as a folklore nut, I'm loving it!
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Postby SandraB » Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:52 pm

Through in (almost) one sitting - loved it and enjoyed learning about alot of lost (almost) folklore of Europe.

Have to admitt I knew some of it through it being used in Fantasy work (mainly the Mercedes Lackey Godmother series).
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Postby TheMole » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:17 pm

:D Reading it - and loving it!

It reminds me of the Golden Age when I was enjoying Annotated Pratchett File on the L-Space.. :wink:
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Postby TheMole » Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:39 pm

Mind you, there is a mistake on the bottom of page 101.

There is description of Old Count de Magpyr ("Old Red Eyes") - "a bald head, two teeth like needles, two ears like batwings, etc." - but this is, actually, the description of Vlad´s grandfather Magyrato.
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Postby windle poons » Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:25 am

Just finished it Totally fascinating, one of the best add on books so far
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Postby chris.ph » Sat Nov 22, 2008 1:15 pm

just bought it for a tenner in asda i luv a bargain :lol:
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Postby Bickaxe » Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:42 pm

About halfway through it.

It started off well, but it seems half the book is devoted to The Witches of Lancre and as such, i haven't picked it up for over 2 weeks.
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Nov 24, 2008 6:18 pm

im half way thru it and really enjoying it :)
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