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"Redwall" author Brian Jacques dead at 71

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I read most of these books when I was a kid. Sad news.
 

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I've been wanting to pick up where I leftoff in the series lately.
 

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Man,...these were huge to me when I was young. They became a bit formulaic as time went on, but it was such a great series for a child. This truly sucks.
 

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Aren't these books about 10 years old? How old are you guys?
 

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Originally Posted by imatlas
Aren't these books about 10 years old? How old are you guys?
1st one came out 25 years ago.
 

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I read them as a kid too.
 

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noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

i was a huge redwall fan. i must have at least 6, 7 books in my house in korea.
even my first screen name was based off of one of his funny new words
 

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I fucking loved those books. RIP
 

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descriptions of food were amazing. Cute accents. Redwall, the hare mountain, mosswood forest. the detailed maps with routes. great plots.
 

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absolutely adored those books, actually have quite a few of them in paperback.
 

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martin the warrior, OG mouse ass-kicker. how 'bout salamandastron, badger fortress... and those damn moles and their stupid accents. and food.

wasn't it.. otters, hares, mice, moles, shrews, badgers VS rats, foxes, stoats, ferrets? what else am i missing?
 

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these are the books with the mice and various woodland creatures with swords, correct?
 

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Originally Posted by fleet on feet
these are the books with the mice and various woodland creatures with swords, correct?

Yup.



And man, the food descriptions in these books were key, I was always up for some dandelion wine after 3 paragraphs of description.
 

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