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Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by notquitenglish on 17 May 2003 7:30am
 
An official Blathering-On...
but I have recently become enamoured of the books of Terry Pratchett. He's hysterical! The blurbs on the cover say he's done for fantasy what Douglas Adams did for Sci-Fi, which I agree with, but I still love Douglas better because he's my first and only....or almost only.... and also that Pratchett's plots are like Monty Python only extended, which is also true, to a point. Anyway, the wizards are my favourite characters... and Sam Vimes, and Vetinari, I guess... and I just wanted to see if anyone else liked him, and reccomend him if you don't! Cheers. I am in a ridiculously good mood. I don't know why.

 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by Llieno on 17 May 2003 3:38pm
 
The City Watch Books...sheer classics, every single one of them. Who could not like Captain Carrot?
 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by ilse on 17 May 2003 8:47pm
 
yeah, terry pratchett is great, discworld always makes me laugh. a couple other good comic fantasy authors are piers anthony (the xanth series) and robert asprin (another fine myth, and all the other books about aahz and skeeve). i like adams, too - i just finished re-re-reading hitchiker's guide to the galaxy. come to think of it, i like a lot of books... but to even begin it would take up three pages!!
 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by macauley on 17 May 2003 11:56pm
 
..check out "Good Omens" by mr. pratchett...great reading!! not disc world but worth a look....and very funny.
 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by notquitenglish on 18 May 2003 12:32am
 
Okay, then, how about Peter S. Beagle?
Wish somebody'd make a good movie of the Last Unicorn...
 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by ilse on 18 May 2003 10:25am
 
sounds familiar, i think i might have read it a looooong time ago...the only really good movies i have seen made from books are the chronicles of narnia movies and, more recently, harry potter is pretty good. the lord of the rings movies(in my opinion) are good for what they are, but very dissapointing - not at all true to the story.
 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by jake_h_uk on 18 May 2003 11:28am
 
I used to read a lot of Terry Pratchett, a lot of the books sit on my shelf at the moment, he is very funny. But, nowdays i tend to read different things.

-Jake-
 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by macauley on 20 May 2003 7:37am
 
hey jake caught you on line a few days ago...now will have to get you in touch with our just (yesterday) 15 year lovely lady from here in california....she really likes pratchett but has a bunch of other authors in her library....oh, my it is a grandmotherly introduction...but probably not too soon! just you wait.
 
Re: Terry Pratchett, Anyone? by Angel on 20 May 2003 4:07pm
 
Lords and Ladies, fine book, Granny Weatherwax, fine outstanding woman that is, If only I could grow old like that, I positively encourage Terry P as ofet as possible although now I am caught up on old history books. Terry P also helped immensley with my degree in Philosophy and Religion! keep up your good mood man! spread your joy to those who are lacking
love Auntie Angel
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