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    Favorite Discworld books?

    I want to read more of Discworld, but my normal method of starting with the first and reading chronologically did not work particularly well. I can't recall offhand the name of the first Discworld novel, but I do remember not liking it much.

    So far I've read Small Gods and Pyramids; I liked the former quite a bit, and liked the latter well enough.

    So, what are your favorites?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Juni View Post
    So, what are your favorites?
    Small Gods is probably my absolute favourite. After that Soul Music, Moving Pictures, Guards Guards and Carpe Jugulum.

    Hope you find some you enjoy :D

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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

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    So, what are your favorites?
    Small Gods is cool.
    Thief of Time, too.

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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

    Quote Originally Posted by Juni View Post
    I want to read more of Discworld, but my normal method of starting with the first and reading chronologically did not work particularly well. I can't recall offhand the name of the first Discworld novel, but I do remember not liking it much.

    So far I've read Small Gods and Pyramids; I liked the former quite a bit, and liked the latter well enough.

    So, what are your favorites?
    I think The Color of Magic was the first book, IIRC, and I didn't care for it much either. Never read Pyramids, but I enjoyed Small Gods too.

    I like the books that involve Death and his granddaughter Susan with Hogfather and Thief of Time tying for my favorite. I'm also very fond of the books that center around the Discworld witches with The Tiffany Aching series (Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky, and Wintersmith) coming in as my #1 choice.

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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

    Quote Originally Posted by OpenHands View Post
    I'm also very fond of the books that center around the Discworld witches with The Tiffany Aching series (Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky, and Wintersmith) coming in as my #1 choice.
    I have these lying around here, waiting to be read.
    Tho' I find the wee-free men accent terrible hard to read.
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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tana View Post
    I have these lying around here, waiting to be read.
    Tho' I find the wee-free men accent terrible hard to read.
    It is tough, yeah. I actually tried listening to them on my iPod as audiobooks and liked it better. I don't know if that's an option for you, but I thought the English narrator did a really nice job with the Nac Mac Feegle accents.

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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

    Quote Originally Posted by Juni View Post
    I want to read more of Discworld, but my normal method of starting with the first and reading chronologically did not work particularly well. I can't recall offhand the name of the first Discworld novel, but I do remember not liking it much.

    So far I've read Small Gods and Pyramids; I liked the former quite a bit, and liked the latter well enough.

    So, what are your favorites?
    I am going to say that Hogfather is my favorite but it is more fun to read around the Holiday Season (since it satirizes various Christmas tropes)...or at least it is to me since I want to make it a personal tradition to re-read it every year around that time.

    Other than that, the entire Death sub-series (which Hogfather is apart of) is my favorite. Yeah, I know. Surprise, surprise.


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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

    Quote Originally Posted by Juni View Post
    So, what are your favorites?
    Any where the Witches, Death or Susan take centre stage. Off the top of my head, I'd pick Wyrd Sisters, Witches Abroad, Soul Music and Hogfather.

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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

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    So, what are your favorites?
    I only like the books that feature Death.
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    Re: Favorite Discworld books?

    Quote Originally Posted by Melamphoros View Post
    I am going to say that Hogfather is my favorite but it is more fun to read around the Holiday Season (since it satirizes various Christmas tropes)...or at least it is to me since I want to make it a personal tradition to re-read it every year around that time.

    Other than that, the entire Death sub-series (which Hogfather is apart of) is my favorite. Yeah, I know. Surprise, surprise.
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