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Postby mariekni » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:17 pm

ok so i have only just started reading discworld novels but what would you sugest as my first non-discworld novel to be?
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:25 pm

If you mean Terry Pratchett non-Discworld book, then I'd suggest Nation, Good Omens (with Neil Gaiman) or the Truckers/Diggers/Wings trilogy. :D
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:04 pm

i think tony has just about covered them all :lol: :lol: but there are several authors that seem to come back to the fore on the forum and i think no1 is jasper fforde who is very good in my humble opinion :lol:
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Postby Lady Vetinari » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:05 pm

I recommend the Johnny Maxwell trilogy!
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Postby mariekni » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:50 pm

Tonyblack wrote:If you mean Terry Pratchett non-Discworld book, then I'd suggest Nation, Good Omens (with Neil Gaiman) or the Truckers/Diggers/Wings trilogy. :D


i was looking at the truckers trilogy on amazon and contemplating buying them or not :lol:
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Postby wicked woman » Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:49 am

Hi mariekni. Welcome to the forum.

I prefer Good Omens, the scenes between the snake and the angel always make me chuckle. Why not check them out at your local library. See which appeals to you.
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Postby theoldlibrarian » Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:49 pm

You seem to like buying books mariekni but may I suggest you pop down to the local library and read a few chapters of a selection of books. You can generally get an indication of what they'll be like within a few chapters.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:27 pm

Or you could read The Dark Side of the Sun or Strata which were pre Discworld but with overtones. :)
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Postby Ponder Stibbons » Sun Apr 11, 2010 8:46 am

I've only read the Tiffany Aching series and Good Omens, and the sneek peek of Nation, which, though i stand corrected by people who've read the whole thing, seemed a load of pants. Not the nice kind, like pooh's. :lol:
I'd suggest Good Omens though, very funny. Evocative. Round.
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:45 pm

Ponder Stibbons wrote:I've only read the Tiffany Aching series and Good Omens, and the sneek peek of Nation, which, though i stand corrected by people who've read the whole thing, seemed a load of pants. Not the nice kind, like pooh's. :lol:
I'd suggest Good Omens though, very funny. Evocative. Round.
You really should read Nation, Ponder - it's an excellent book. :wink:
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Postby Fizz » Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:43 pm

Good Omens is something I've been wanting to read for a while. I have it sitting on the shelf, maybe I'll move it closer to the nightstand.
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Postby bikkit » Sun Apr 11, 2010 5:51 pm

Read Good Omens. i's rwally good
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Postby Ponder Stibbons » Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:54 pm

Tonyblack wrote:
Ponder Stibbons wrote:I've only read the Tiffany Aching series and Good Omens, and the sneek peek of Nation, which, though i stand corrected by people who've read the whole thing, seemed a load of pants. Not the nice kind, like pooh's. :lol:
I'd suggest Good Omens though, very funny. Evocative. Round.
You really should read Nation, Ponder - it's an excellent book. :wink:


Ok. I've got a friend at church i never suspected would be a pratchett fan who has it. Its the only tp book he's got but he already loves him. I'll borrow it off him.
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