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Author:  amd013 [ Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:31 am ]
Post subject:  Reading My Pretty Pony

Hi,

I just recieved a copy of My Pretty Pony from a ebay auction. It was still in the shrink wrap, which I took off last night. In general it looks like it is in good condition, but I good see the binding in come cases as I turned a few pages. Only spent about 10 seconds going through the pages. Based on info I had read about this book, seems it is somewhat fragile.

So with that in mind, I am a little nervous that I will damage the book if I read it. Are there any alternate ways to read this book. I hate to buy a book and never read the story. Is there an electronic version that I can legally download, or buy?

I probably won't read it for awhile, at least not until I am done reading UTD (about 50% done, and I am a sloooow reader)

Thanks,
Mike

Author:  jsweet [ Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:34 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Reading My Pretty Pony

Pretty sure it is also included in his Nightmares & Dreamscapes collection. (Not sure if the text varies at all).

Author:  amd013 [ Fri Dec 19, 2014 11:01 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Reading My Pretty Pony

Ah, looks like you are right. I guess I have already read it then, although probably about 20 years ago. Don't really remember it, but I guess I probably remember less then half of the short stories, especially from that long ago.

When I looked through my copy I ironically found an item that was used as a bookmark in that story (although, it was an item that was probably put there by a friend I loaned it to 5-8 years ago).

Thanks,
Mike

Author:  jhanic [ Fri Dec 19, 2014 12:31 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Reading My Pretty Pony

jsweet wrote:
Pretty sure it is also included in his Nightmares & Dreamscapes collection. (Not sure if the text varies at all).


According to Justin Brooks Bibliography there were some textual changes between the two versions. I've never compared them, though.

John

Author:  jimimck [ Fri Dec 19, 2014 3:35 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Reading My Pretty Pony

I din't really enjoy the story, and yet still have that limited edition lol

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