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07 June 2006 @ 08:13 am
for my own reference - discworld  
Reading order graph: http://www.lspace.org/books/reading-order-guides/the-discworld-reading-order-guide-colour-1-25.gif

Suggested start novels:
The Colour of Magic (The 'Rincewind' Series)
Equal Rites (The 'Witch' Series')
Mort (The 'Death' Series')
Guards! Guards! (The 'Watch' Series)
Pyramids
Moving Pictures
The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents

Publication order:
http://www.lspace.org/books/reading-order-guides/dw-publication-order-list-v1-0.txt
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omlyomly on June 7th, 2006 11:55 am (UTC)
That is so funny. I just picked up moving pictures saturday at our local library booksale.
a very caring potato: iGrannymollydot on June 7th, 2006 12:23 pm (UTC)
I was surprised to see it as a recommend starter book. I didn't realise it was one of the early books. Probably something to do with it being one of the later books at the time I read it :-)

I want to recommend a discworld book for our bookclub, but I don't know which one to pick. My top contenders are Colour of Magic, Equal Rites or Guards, Guards!
Will Fluff for beer...fluffworld on June 8th, 2006 09:39 am (UTC)
Guards, Guards is my rec. COM is good, but not great, and Equal Rites is the same. If you wanna hook 'em, go with the Watch.
Tanyacartographer on June 8th, 2006 12:10 am (UTC)
I'd pick Guards! Guards! Well, depends on the group, but iirc it's not -too- heavy on magic-as-plot (unpopular in 'grown up' groups :-) ) and Vimes is an excellent character for discussing.