Carpe Jugulum has ratings and reviews. Lyn said: Go for the throat! That may not be the exact translation for Carpe Jugulum, the title to T. 83 quotes from Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23; Witches #6): ‘And sin, young man , is when you treat people like things.’. Carpe Jugulum is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the twenty third in the Discworld series. It was first published in In Carpe Jugulum, Terry.

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In Interesting Times we learned that, on the Disc, ‘psychological warfare’ is defined as drumming on your shield and shouting “We’re gonna cut yer tonkers off.

Oats has crammed an impressive collection of vampire stories into one page of notes.

Or the potentialiality that this is the first book when Terry Pratchett knew about the disease that would wreck his brain, after reading him put the following words in to the mouth of his finest creation, “You tried to take my mind away from me, and that’s everything to me.

The Old Count is left in charge of Escrow by popular demand, and is charged by Granny to teach the two young Magpyrs the “old ways’ ie – stupidity. This is by no means a criticism. Igor is resentful to the modernised Vampires who have constantly ridiculed his attempts to keep their castle in the same way as the former Count Bela de Magpyra far more traditional vampire.

Jun 20, K. I finished Raising Steam last week and have plenty of non-Pratchett books to be getting on with.

Carpe Jugulum Quotes

A copperhead is a poisonous snake native to parts of the eastern and southern USA. Anyway, I needed some kind of catharsis after the sad I just finished re-re-re One’s sorrow, two’s mirth, Three’s a wedding, four’s a birth, Five’s a christening, six a dearth, Seven’s heaven, eight is hell, And nine’s the devil his ane sel’.


His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet Peopleappeared in from the publisher Colin Smythe. Now prafchett was unexpectedly one of my favorites of the whole Discworld so far! I recommend it to anyone who enjoys vampire comedy at its best. Next book The Fifth Elephant.

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One happened comparatively slowly, and this was Vargo’s realisation that he never recalled the coffin having a pillow before. Dear Sir Terry, There has never been a writer like you. We happen to other people. They don’t understand what the problem is, although they start to have bizarre cravings for “hot, sweet strong tea and biscuits “, a combination that has them feeling quite upset it not being their usual craving for blood.

Vampires have taken over Lancre, and it’s up to the witches and a befuddled priest to kick some bat! Caarpe Weatherwax will always be a favourite! I am writing this on 18 March This is a grand tale about some witches that live in a small kingdom on the rim of the Discworld, one of whom has married its progressive, modern king, and had a baby who’s due for a christening.

My only assumption is that it arose with the rise of the middle-class, and the fact that a lot of people moved into the city. Up the airy mountain Down the rushy glen, We daren’t go a-hunting, For fear of little men. Due to a type pratchtt hypnotismeveryone seems to consider this pratchtet to be perfectly acceptable. Jun 21, Billy Young rated it it was amazing.


Carpe Jugulum Quotes by Terry Pratchett

Magrat, now married to her handsome prince, the King of Lancre is now a mother and he has invited all and sundry, including the vampires to the castle for the christening. They do, however, maintain a tremendous ability to control the minds of others.

Another area where they have abandoned tradition is in their role as evil villains. It gives a certain breadth to the world. Finally, Oats returns and with a new-found confidence gives the New Count a fatal axe wound, although Granny points out that the vampires may return again after many years, centuries or millennia.

Of course, if you’re one of the last generations to be recruited, you’re stuffed. In other hands, Nanny Ogg would have just been comic relief. When she is bitten by the vampires, she confronts the wickedness inside her, for good.

Mind you, it is not as if I am any different from your typical westerner, namely because I would get upset if somebody rocked up at my door unannounced, came inside, and didn’t leave until they wanted to — we Westerners are very private individuals except when it comes to Facebook and Twitter, the we tell the entire world what colour socks we put on in the morning. It’s not always negative – sometimes it’s self-deprecating humour from Agnes, pratchtt it’s just matter-of-fact observation.

Terry Pratchett ‘s Discworld. Grimnir the Impaler,and is mentioned in Wyrd Sisters.

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