Jingo. Cover art by Paul Kidby. Co-author(s). Illustrator(s). Publisher, Gollancz A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld. Suddenly. Jingo. In the 21st Discworld novel, Discworld goes to war, with armies of sardines , warriors, fishermen, squid and at least one very camp follower. Jingo (A Discworld Novel) [Terry Pratchett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld and.

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Sometimes he makes me think Samuel Vimes has become another of my favourite Discworld characters. I came to Terry Pratchett late which meant I have this lovely, long line of books to graze through. There’s jinfo lack of character development, or something.


Mind you, this is the guy, despite the fact that he is the only one left in the nightwatch after everybody else resigns, is still passed over for promotion.

Jul 18, Melinda Snodgrass rated it it was amazing.

Shadowmagic John Lenahan 8. The Elharibians say it translates as “god” and the Smalies say it’s “man”. La saga de La guardia mejora a medida que avanza y Pratchett va mostrando nuevos y apasionantes aspectos de su maravilloso universo. Kingo are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children. But I liked it better than I remembered. Also, The Truth depicts the invention of a printing press and the subsequent introduction of widespread newspapers into society.

The only thing here is that I wasn’t super in the mood for this type of book when I picked it up. It is amazing what you can do with the right words. So the fact that I ended up enjoying it so much, was a rather welcome surprise.

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For example, I like Vetinari best when he’s juxtaposed with Vimes, not Nobby. May 08, Sadie Slater rated it it was amazing.

So I can’t iingo the book four stars, much as I enjoyed it. Before I fell in love with Granny, I was a city watch man through and through. For instance there are a number of characters in the Simpsons such as Reverend Lovejoy that I simply could not stand namely because there are people that are quite like him. Vimes catches up with hour Ahmed and has, by this time, figured out that Ahmed is a fellow policeman.

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This book does not include Moist Von Lipvig. Even though I didn’t remember a lot of this, despite it being one of my more recently read Discworld novels prior to the discwordl TP read-through fulfilling my earlier prediction that I wouldn’t remember any of the details for any length of time.

She expects spells and magic — not chores and ill-tempered The city soon is placed at war with Klatch, discworrld placed under martial law under the command of Lord Rust. These books introduce new-fangled notions to the twin cities of Riscworld.

The Long Utopia Long Earth 4 7. A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld. In this case, disfworld mysterious island surfaces halfway between the g A strange foreign country across the sea, a moneyed aristocracy eager to send young men off to war, political operatives using a flimsy pretext to incite nationalist and racist fervor to encourage said war And as two armies march, Commander Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch has got just a few hours to deal with a crime so big that there’s no law against it.

Nevertheless, things end badly for both parties, after the Prince disappears amid the chaos of a flaming embassy. If you approach Jingo expecting straightforward comic fantasy with many humorous references to real life then there really is no way you aren’t going to be disappointed, because straightforward is the last thing Jingo is.

I didn’t care as much for it, but it’s brimming with satire and some scenes are great. I loved seeing Carrot now a captain in action once again. The humanist propaganda — which I love — is not as graceful as I remember. Rounding out the cast is the enigmatic ruler of THe Discworld’s major city, and the various citizens of that city from thieves and beggars, and bankers, and trying to help keep order over this motley crew is the I came to Terry Pratchett late which meant I have this lovely, long line of books to graze through.

Sadly Angua may as well be invisible; this is a rare Pratchett outing that forgets to give the female characters anything to do at all.


Peter Stone is a poor black vampire who has found undeath dicworld all it was promised to be. It turns out that he didn’t have a slump in the late 90s after all; he was just producing work that was so much more than the light comedy I was expecting that I simply couldn’t adjust my frame of reference to it.

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Meanwhile, Nobby and Sergeant Colon have been recruited by Vetinari and his pet inventorLeonard of Quirmon a secret mission of their own, unknown to Vimes. Polly becomes Private Oliver Perks, who is on a quest to find her older brother, who’s recently MIA in one of the innumerable wars the tiny nation of Borogravia has a h Thing is, I often enjoy Terry Pratchett.

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After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted. Preview — Jingo by Terry Pratchett. The appearance of a mysterious island sets Morporkians against Klatchians, despite the fact that most Klatchians living in Ankh-Morpork dsicworld second- or third-generation residents, and Sam Vimes and the City Watch end up at the center of the conflict.

We have no men. Arriving at Gebra they discover that Carrot has convinced the two armies to get together and play a game of football he has an inflatable football in his discwirld for just such an emergencyVimes is preparing to arrest both Klatchian Prince Cadram and Lord Rust for various breaches of the peace such as being prepared for war and hour Ahmed is supporting him.

And I really just enjoyed discwordl hell out of the character development of Nobbs. In this case, it’s an anti-war book that manages to acknowledge why people want to have wars, even while coming up with a clever solut June 20, An ancient island appears halfway between Klatch and Anhk-Porpork and a war is viscworld. Of all of Terry Pratchett’s books, the Night Watch series is my favorite, even though so far I’ve read only three: