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Old 06-30-2009, 03:39 PM   #1
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Kindle Version of Terry Pratchett's "Jingo"

Very odd thing I just noticed. I just finished "Jingo" on my Kindle (1), and noticed that at the end, the book begins again at page 1. By that I mean that there are two back to back copies of the book contained within the single file.

I thought it seemed odd that the plot was resolving itself, but it showed that I was only about half way through the book.

Has anyone else read this book on the Kindle? And, if so, is your file also a twofer??
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Old 06-30-2009, 03:42 PM   #2
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I too have a "twofer" - very odd indeed!
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It's not just the Kindle version of Jingo. The Mobipocket version also has the book duplicated. I just checked my copy.
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Old 06-30-2009, 07:03 PM   #5
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Har dee har har.

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It's not just the Kindle version of Jingo. The Mobipocket version also has the book duplicated. I just checked my copy.
OK ... that's good to know. I really thought I was losing it there for a second. My second thought was maybe there were two alternate versions of the book, but scanning through the second one, it seems to me that they are exactly the same. Weird.
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I'm wondering if other formats such as MS Reader would not have the same error.
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Dredging up my old biology classes -- is this a case of mitosis?
Or spontaneous generation?

Or, given the subject matter of the book, of propoganda propogating itself?

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