[DWJ] Dwj Digest, Vol 131, Issue 9

Karina Coldrick karinacoldrick at icloud.com
Sun Apr 30 12:18:19 EDT 2017


I’d suggest Darklord of Derkholm as a more direct parody.



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> Another reading list:
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> "17 Books to Read If You Love Terry Pratchett’s Discworld"
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> - I'm posting it because of the sixth recommendation: Howl's Moving Castle!
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> https://media.bookbub.com/blog/2017/04/25/best-fantasy-books-terry-pratchett-discworld-fans/
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> I wonder if Howl's Moving Castle is the first DWJ book I'd recommend to 
> a Discworld Fan new to DWJ.
> Maybe "The Magicians of Caprona"...?
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> Also, of the books recommended (that I don't know already) I'd be most 
> interested in The Android's Dream - any thoughts on this?
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> Bettina
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> Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:41:14 +0200
> From: Katarina Hjärpe <katarina.hjarpe at gmail.com>
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> I may be biased because Howl's Moving Castle was one of my own first DWJ
> reads, but I do think it's a pretty good choice. The fairy tale parody
> element brings it close to some of the Discworld books (Witches Abroad
> comes to mind), and it's well-known enough to peak some curiosity.
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> The Magicians of Caprona might work with the Romeo and Juliet pastiche, but
> I don't know that I'd recommend it to someone who hadn't read the previous
> Chrestomanci novels.
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> Katta
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> 2017-04-30 10:32 GMT+02:00 Tina <liril at gmx.net>:
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>> Another reading list:
>> 
>> "17 Books to Read If You Love Terry Pratchett’s Discworld"
>> 
>> - I'm posting it because of the sixth recommendation: Howl's Moving Castle!
>> 
>> https://media.bookbub.com/blog/2017/04/25/best-fantasy-books
>> -terry-pratchett-discworld-fans/
>> 
>> I wonder if Howl's Moving Castle is the first DWJ book I'd recommend to a
>> Discworld Fan new to DWJ.
>> Maybe "The Magicians of Caprona"...?
>> 
>> Also, of the books recommended (that I don't know already) I'd be most
>> interested in The Android's Dream - any thoughts on this?
>> 
>> 
>> Bettina
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