Is Discworld series popular in your country?
October 17, 2007 12:20pm CST
Well, it is in mine:P Every single volume that is released reach number one in most selling books on Empik bookstore (Emipik is like polish amazon). There are also many fans waiting for Terry Pratchett when he visist our country promoting his books. Is it the same in your coutries, too?
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17 Oct 07
I don't really know if it's popular or not. I have a friend that introduced me to the Discworld. I see that Discworld novels are very rare on the bookshop shelfs and it's quickly exhausted, so I guess it must be popular or it wouldn't sell. And it seems that the next novel they translate gets more and more expensive...I guess they do that because they know it's going to sell.
18 Oct 07
Here they've only translated 8 books: The color of magic (I have it and read it) The Light fantastic (I have it and read it) Equal rites (I have it and read it) Mort (can't find it anywhere) Sourcery (can't find it anywhere) The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents (I've just bought it) The Wee Free Men (I've just bought it) A Hat Full of Sky (Just been released, I'll buy it soon)
27 Oct 07
Terry Pratchett is really popular in England too he has lots of fans. An with good reason I've never read a bad book by him he never disappoints. Whenever he releases a new book there are promotions in book shops for it he must sell millions of books around the world.
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13 Dec 07
I don't know how popular the books are, but I imagine they are pretty popular since all the libraries I've been to carry most of them. I love his sense of humor, particularly in the footnotes. Some of the books in the series are farily good social commentary as well.