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Turtles All The Way Down?

Advantages: Fun, challenging and some serious science
Disadvantages: You might not understand it all

...A Bit of Background Surely everyone must know about Discworld by now? No? Ok, for the new initiates: The Disc is a flat circular planet, somehow spinning on the back of four (or is it five) elephants, themselves balanced on the back of the great ...

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Review of The Science of Discworld IV: Judgement Day - Terry Pratchet

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The hard science is as gripping as the fiction

Advantages: informative
Disadvantages: good, but not great

As a fan of the Discworld books I was interested enough to purchase this book. Even though it is not the usual run of the mill insanity involving the discword's inhabitants. The idea of this book is to explain the meaning of time and space and other scien ...

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Review of The Science of Discworld - Terry Pratchett

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Science Of Discworld - By Terry Pratchett

Advantages: Its part of the Discworld series
Disadvantages: Hard to follow storyline

...For those that are not aware what the Discworld is, it is a flat world supported by 4 elephants on the back of the giant turtle Great Atuin, who floats aimlessly through space. There are now 30 Discworld novels available to be read. In this book Terry ...

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Review of The Science of Discworld - Terry Pratchett

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Advantages: informative
Disadvantages: see below

...This takes us through a journey of the wizards learning about our universe, the plan being as they discover teh scientific basis of our world we wll learn along side them! I brought this book expecting another of Pratchetts fantastic adventures. Even th ...

muff_in_a_million 20.05.2003 · Read full review
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The complete Chronicles of Conan

Advantages: A great introduction to Conan
Disadvantages: Can be hard to find the paperbeck editions

...Having been an avid reader and collector of all things Conan I was delighted to find this book. I thought the presentation was excellent i.e. the black cover with gold lettering. The size and weight of the book gives a value for money feel. Any fan/col ...

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Review of The complete chronicles of Conan: Centenary edition - Robert E. Howard

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