[LMB] OT: Pratchett - in defence of early Discworld

Jason Long sturmvogel66 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 12:20:10 BST 2021


I love the Tiffany books. While overtly addressed to young women, I think
that the deeper themes of growing up and coming to terms with adult
responsibilities and limitations resonate for both men and women.

On Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 6:38 AM tidsel via Lois-Bujold <
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> > But I do enjoy it plenty and have read it often. And even with The
> Colour of Magic, I must say I enjoy it more than I do Pratchett's very last
> few books like Snuff, Raising Steam, and The Shepherd's Crown.
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> It is fun because I keep coming back to Snuff, and to the Tiffany books.
> Admittedly mostly when I need to relax.
> I wonder if men read the Tiffany books?
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> > I would also like to raise a flag in support of Sourcery, a very
> underrated early Discworld book that has a lot of heart and wise words.
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> I think I missed that one!
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