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Oct 13, 2008
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Hi, I'm back at last...

My American penpal has sent me three paperback Discworld books.....
The Fifth Elephant
Night Watch
Going Postal.

She found them in a thrift shop, (our charity shops here). She is a lovely lady. :laugh:
So I now have three more for my collection.

Is anyone else collecting American versions as well as the British copies?
 

MattK

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I'd actually like to try and get the British version of Unseen Academicals when it comes out. The cover looks so much better, I think.
 
Oct 13, 2008
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You can probably order it on the net, MattK. Or, if you know anyone in U.K. perhaps they could post a copy to you.
 

Tonyblack

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Matt - you might want to try Amazon.Canada. They do the UK covers and the price is pretty good even with shipping. Just remember the price is in Canadian Dollars not US. :laugh:
 
Jul 27, 2008
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Tony the Fo'Paws dealer at Worldcon was giving the same rate for both when you bought anything as he said it was minimal and not worth the bother of converting.
 

Tonyblack

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Going back to Tiffany's first point. I'm not collecting the American covers, but I do have a few anyhow. :laugh: I've even found one or two in British charity shops and rescued them.

I've also got an Advance Readers Copy of Thud! from America. :laugh:
 
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I haven't seen any American TP versions here, Tony, in charity shops. Lucky you. I always look as well.
The pound sterling is almost the same as the Dollar now.
 

Tonyblack

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Tiffany said:
I haven't seen any American TP versions here, Tony, in charity shops. Lucky you. I always look as well.
The pound sterling is almost the same as the Dollar now.
It's $1.63 = £1 at the moment. Last year it was around $2 = £1 those were great days! ;)
 
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I know I looked, tiz costing me a lot more to respond to my pals parcels now. :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
 
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Tonyblack said:
Tiffany said:
I haven't seen any American TP versions here, Tony, in charity shops. Lucky you. I always look as well.
The pound sterling is almost the same as the Dollar now.
It's $1.63 = £1 at the moment. Last year it was around $2 = £1 those were great days! ;)
It certainly was I even came back from the WorldCon in Denver with some dollars.
:laugh: now I can spend them in Tempe.
 

nattheweirdo

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I had two american paperbacks the light fantastic and the colour of magic, bt i gave them to my friend ( TP obsessed like me :laugh:) and got the English versions. awesome for the charity shop bit though :laugh:. i have 23 of his books and all from carboots or charity shops :laugh: except the last hero (making 24...) which i got seriosuly reduced from a craft sop...dont ask me why it was there I really don't know o.0 it was £1 for the hardback copy!!:O:O must say my friend was not pleased who payed £9.99 for the paperback copy :laugh:

X Nattheweirdo
 

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