Literary Disappointments (was: The LKH thing)

Tue Feb 18 03:24:12 PST 2003

From: "David Silberstein" <davids at kithrup.com>
> 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?

After the third published book. That was the last Pratchet I read (excluding
Good Omens).

> 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've been told I should by a number of people. I may even give it s try some

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