Good point! I think that was part of my problem. I was thinking 6 inch high rather than microscopic.VesuvianRuin wrote:What I like about this book is that it's obviously a pre-cursor to the Bromeliad series which I absolutely loved. It shows the development of an idea which came to full fruition a lot later. The Carpet People is best read before Bromeliad as if read after it will disappoint.
The_Discworldaholic wrote:Well unfortunatly i do own a copy of the original, albeit without a dustjacket and too be quite honest as i read the two not simitaniously i cant remember what differences there might be so im affraid im just usless really lol but hey were only human, i think i will make an effort to compare again over my holiday and if no one has i will give my opinion of the two differences if still needed, either way im sure theyre both going to entertain me for a few hours
The_Discworldaholic wrote:Got it for a steal actually, brought it from a second hand book dealer in Totnes for £8.00 he really didnt know what he had at the time lol
If I'm remembering correctly - and not getting confused with another book - doesn't Snibril get advanced warning of the coming of the fray by sensing a change in the air which becomes painful, something I assumed was the pressure difference from the vacuum cleaner?Tonyblack wrote:If they were living in a carpet why didn't they get sucked up the vacuum cleaner?
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