[LMB] OT: Discworld reading order

alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca
Mon Sep 13 03:45:16 BST 2021


Damn, I'm typing too fast -- that's "more directly didactic" and "a 
certain amount of instruction".

On Sun, 12 Sep 2021, alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca wrote:
> I met Terry Pratchett a couple times when I went to Worldcons. He was a very 
> affable guy who was happy to chat. He was the first person to recommend 
> Mayhew's London Underworld to me as a great inspiration for characters and 
> plots.
>
> One time I asked him about the Tiffany Aching books and told him I thought 
> they were directly didactic than his adult books. He agreed and said that 
> that was deliberate - there was a certain amount instruction in those books.
>
> I agree he didn't write down to kids, but he was clearer about what he 
> thought.
>
> Alayne

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