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Re: Nomination Question for the whole group

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  • Chantal
    I have no problem with reading an entire trilogy; however, in this case, I bought only the first volume of the DEED OF PAKSENARRION and that s why I nominated
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 30, 2001
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      I have no problem with reading an entire trilogy; however, in this
      case, I bought only the first volume of the DEED OF PAKSENARRION and
      that's why I nominated it. If we decide to read the entire trilogy,
      I will buy the others if I like the first one.

      *-Chantal-*

      > Sometimes an entire trilogy (or more than one story) is sometimes
      > available in ONE volume, which will usually cost a bit more than
      your
      > standard paperback. In fact, Riddle-Master of Hed, which just won
      for
      > AUGUST, is such a trilogy.
      >
      > Finding the first installment on its own will be hard, as they
      are
      > usually out-of-print. Do we just read the first story of the
      book, or
      > is everyone ok with the whole book being the nomination/book-of-
      the-
      > month?
      > Other examples of 3-in-1 (or whatever) books are:
      > DEED OF PAKSENARRION- the whole trilogy (nominated this month),
      and
      > THE BOOK OF JHEREG- the first 3 books of the series (also
      nominated
      > this month)
      >
      > It kind of has to be one or the other, or else people who read
      the
      > whole thing will ruin it for those who opt to only read the first
      one.
      >
      > On the other hand, these few-in-one books usually cost between 10
      and
      > 20 US bucks, and might be a larger read- anyone have a problem
      with
      > that? I don't... The alternative would be hunting for the single
      > edition which are typically out-of-print.
      >
      > How do you, my respected colleagues, feel regarding this matter?
      >
      > -lysander
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