INFOGRAPHIC: Where to Start with Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Series Lincoln Michel March 13, 2015 Books8 Comments The beloved British fantasy author Terry Pratchett passed away this week after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Tributes have been pouring in from readers and fellow writers, including Neil Gaiman who collaborated with Terry Pratchett on the 1990 novel Good Omens.Pratchett was most famous for his massive Discworld series that spans forty novels. The series is so sprawling that many readers are unsure where to start. If you are new to Pratchett and want to start reading the series, the following infographic by Krzysztof Kietzman is very helfpul. (You can find the graphic in different languages and older editions at Kietzman’s Pinterest page.)The Discworld novels take place in a magical flat world that rests on four elephants who ride through space on the back of a giant turtle. The books are mostly able to be read by themselves, but there are a few major threads each with their own starting point. Pick a starter novel in a thread (the cowardly wizard Rincewind, the personification of Death, etc.) and move your way through. 8 Responses Book Empire Vol. 64 | Bored to Death book club March 17, 2015 […] Terry Pratchett died last week, so we can imagine a lot of people who like to start reading his work now. Over at Electric Literature you will find an infographic about where to start. […] Reply Episode 30 – The Elephant Shrugged! | ...of dragons and starships March 17, 2015 […] http://electricliterature.com/infographic-where-to-start-with-terry-pratchetts-discworld-ser […] Reply 186. csodálatos férfiak adás | Hármas könyvelés August 24, 2015 […] milyen sorrendben kell (célszerű?) Pratchettet olvasni link ugyan már volt, de soha nem lehet elégszer iderakni. Annál is inkább, mert már megy a […] Reply Book Cover Guessing Challenge: Wishes for My TBR Pile #7 | Zezee with Books August 30, 2015 […] to read a Terry Pratchett novel but I don’t know where to start. Shortly after his death, this infograph was posted to help newbies navigate his books if they didn’t want to just jump in randomly. […] Reply 11 Reasons Terry Pratchett Is A Literary Genius | SaltyPepper August 31, 2015 […] If you like to have your chronology in order, some devoted readers have created a map that suggests starting points and reading order. […] Reply 11 Reasons Terry Pratchett Is A Literary Genius | Roumor August 31, 2015 […] If you like to have your chronology in order, some devoted readers have created a map that suggests starting points and reading order. […] Reply Readathon 2016: Books 11-15 – Zizeloni van Kat March 12, 2016 […] The Discworld novels don’t need to be read in a row. And everyone says the first one is not very good. However there are sub-stories. This book for example was the first of the Witches series. For more information, look at this amazing infographic. […] Reply Readathon 2016: Βιβλία 11-15 – Zizeloni van Kat March 12, 2016 […] Τα βιβλία του Discworld δεν είναι αναγκαίο να διαβαστούν με τη σειρά. Και όλοι λένε ότι το πρώτο δεν είναι και τόσο καλό. Αλλά υπάρχουν υποκατηγορίες. Αυτό το βιβλίο για παράδειγμα είναι το πρώτο της σειράς Witches. Για περισσότερες πληροφορίες, δείτε αυτό το καταπληκτικό infographic. […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.