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Old 14 February 2019, 07:19 AM
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I am reading Night Watch by Terry Pratchett.

Night Watch Commander Sam Vimes is transported back in time by a lightning strike and is working with his younger self. So Pratchett is going a bit anniversary special Dr Who.


Good cause I am missing Dr Who.

It is funny cause another book I read recently involved time travel, I picked it up- totally at random and can no longer remember it.



I have lost track of the Discworld novels. I was once reading them in order as they came out, back in the 80's and 90's. But I may have to make a plan to catch up. I am enjoying this one.
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Old 14 February 2019, 11:54 AM
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I have lost track of the Discworld novels. I was once reading them in order as they came out, back in the 80's and 90's. But I may have to make a plan to catch up. I am enjoying this one.
While it is easy enough to find lists of the books online, here's a list of the core novels, in chronological order:

1. The Colour of Magic
2. The Light Fantastic
3. Equal Rites
4. Mort
5. Sourcery
6. Wyrd Sisters
7. Pyramids
8. Guards! Guards!
9. Faust Eric
10. Moving Pictures
11. Reaper Man
12. Witches Abroad
13. Small Gods
14. Lords and Ladies
15. Men at Arms
16. Soul Music
17. Interesting times
18. Maskerade
19. Feet of Clay
20. Hogfather
21. Jingo
22. The Last Continent
23. Carpe Jugulum
24. The Fifth Elephant
25. The Truth
26. Thief of Time
27. The Last Hero
28. The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents
29. Night Watch
30. The Wee Free Men
31. Monstrous Regiment
32. A Hat Full of Sky
33. Going Postal
34. Thud!
35. Wintersmith
36. Making Money
37. Unseen Academicals
38. I Shall Wear Midnight
39. Snuff
40. Raising Steam
41. The Shepherd's Crown

#41, The Shepherd's Crown, is very short, as the story is only the core story, with none of the fleshing-out his other novels enjoyed. This was directly due to his advancing medical condition.

There is at least as much ancillary material out there, as well as a handful of short stories that can be found here and there.
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Old 15 February 2019, 05:55 AM
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I have read all up to The Last Continent and one or two since then. I think I will make a list and tick off what I have read and make an effort of getting the others.

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Old 15 February 2019, 01:37 PM
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I am reading Night Watch by Terry Pratchett.

Night Watch Commander Sam Vimes is transported back in time by a lightning strike and is working with his younger self. So Pratchett is going a bit anniversary special Dr Who.
Enjoy! This book got me through an incredibly difficult time at the place I was working then. Yes, it's time-travel fantasy satire, but (as usual for Pratchett), there are some pretty deep things going on.
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