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Which Discworld novel is your favorite?
The Color of Magic 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
The Light Fantastic 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Equal Rites 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Mort 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
Sourcery 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Wyrd Sisters 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Pyramids 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Guards! Guards! 6%  6%  [ 2 ]
Eric 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Moving Pictures 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Reaper Man 6%  6%  [ 2 ]
Witches Abroad 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Small Gods 19%  19%  [ 6 ]
Lords and Ladies 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Men at Arms 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Soul Music 6%  6%  [ 2 ]
Interesting Times 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Maskerade 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Feet of Clay 6%  6%  [ 2 ]
Hogfather 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
Jingo 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
The Last Continent 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
Carpe Jugulum 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
The Fifth Elephant 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
The Truth 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
Thief of Time 6%  6%  [ 2 ]
The Last Hero 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Night Watch 22%  22%  [ 7 ]
Monstrous Regiment 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
The Wee Free Men 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
The Last Hero 3%  3%  [ 1 ]
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Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels seem to be nearly universal fare amongst geeks. Which is your favorite?

EDIT: added the Young Adult novels and The Last Hero. Just for you, Locus. Just for you. :roll: :)

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Night Watch is my favorite of the lot. It has all the humor one expects of a Discworld novel, but it mixes it with real drama and pathos. Of all the books in the series, I think this is the one with the deepest underlying message. I loved it. (It also helps that I really like the City Watch books. If I had to list my top five, they'd be Night Watch ,Guards! Guards!, Jingo, Men at Arms, and Monstrous Regiment (okay, that last breaks the pattern, but Vimes, Angua, Buggy and Reg all showed up in it).)


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What, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents doesn't count as a Discworld novel?


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Would that I'd read most of these. Alas.

I voted for Feet of Clay because of the handful I have read it's my favorite.


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Small gods is my favourite standalone book. The parts where the god denied ever saying all the stuff as preached by the profits was hilarious :D

Otherwise, my faves are the Night Watch series. Carrot is hillarious. I just hope he and Anguna get together eventually (even though Anguna is hesitent to do so for some reason). I also wonder if Vimes will be made Patrician, and Carrot his advisor (who really controls everything). It seems that in every book, they both get promoted. I'll bet the Patrician is training his replacement as it were.


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My favorite is actually 'The Science of Discworld', by the 3 wise guys. Er, wise men. That's what I meant.

Barring that, it's the Truth. Something about the pen being mightier than the sword, and that loverly silver rain, not to mention the Beast Which Must Be Fed Words.

However ya cut it, Pratchett's in my list of favorite authors. YMMV, but if you can't find some joy in the books, I feel sorry for ya.

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The only Pratchett I've read is his collaboration with Neil Gaiman, Good Omens.


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And now The Wee Free Men has a sequel.
Hat Full of Sky.

The Nac Mac Feegle are the awesomist little blue men ever.


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Just going through the library system to pick up the Pratchett I haven't read yet. Realized you need to add Going Postal to the list.


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it aten't been out long however


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