On Monday, February 17, 2003, at 03:14 PM, David Silberstein wrote: > On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Baralier wrote: > >> >> Terry Pratchet. Discworld. I may be in the minority but after the >> third book I was bored out of my skull. Never bothered continuing. It >> didn't help either that a person whom I disliked thought they were >> the best thing since sliced bread. >> > > When you say "after the third book", do you mean you read more than > three, or stopped after finishing the first three books in the series? > > If you mean the latter, may I humbly suggest that you try again? > It is generally agreed that the Discworld books improved after the > first three. I'd suggest "Guards! Guards!" or "Reaper Man". If those > don't work for you, then the stories might just have too much whimsy > for your taste. Oh well. I tried reading several Discworld books but gave up. Its not they are bad writing, they are very good, its just whimsical, light hearted fantasies ain't my thing.