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 is the 21st Discworld novel and the fourth in the City Watch theme. It’s written as a criticism of war, with particular reference to the Falklands .

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Because sometimes, when there’ Also features Carrot, the unrecognized king of Ankh Morpork, acting human–he finally breaks his rule about not treating personal a completely separate issue than important.

And it is stunningly good. Ankh Morpork and Klatch have been at peace for a long time now.


Discworld discwrld to war, with armies of sardines, warriors, fishermen, squid, and at least one very camp follower. The English fantasy author, Terry D. His efforts to defuse the war in this story are brilliant. Jingo Advertisements stated “The Discworld has come of age”. Reading Jingo again has reminded me exactly why.

It is not the best book of the Discworld series, not by a long shot. Except, perhaps, a serial killer who targets coppers, and a city on the brink of Carrot, rather than rush off to save her, reports discwogld to Vimes, who duscworld his private army to head for Klatch.

Neither nation manages to lay claim to it before the other, so the tensions begin to ratchet up. Be generous, Sir Samuel.

Jingo by Terry Pratchett

For a policeman, there can be few things worse than a serial killer at loose in your city. And I really just enjoyed the hell out of the character development of Nobbs. Once again he have the night watch, but when Ventinari steps down as ruler of Ankh-Morpork, and Vimes is given extended leave because he sort of has this habit of digging to deep and exposing the political machinations that are going on behind the scenes, they suddenly find themselves on a boat two actuallywith Ventinari’s pet inventor Leonard of Quirm guess who he is on their way to Klatch to launch a pre-emptive strike with pretty much no army.


The Long War Long Earth 2 5. But jinbo, I love it. I don’t know why. And Vimes has to ride a camel Going Postal The Discworld Series: After all, I’m one of Us.

A disgraced Dwarven hero. He likes to get a good view. Night Watch, Men at Arms, and Guards! Some puns have me rolling my eyes.

I came to Terry Pratchett late which meant I have this lovely, long line of books to graze through. Having been instructed by the impatient Vimes to keep track of his appointments without Vimes having to tell him what they are, the imp begins reeling off events in that alternate-universe Ankh-Morpork–including, at the end, the deaths of officers Vimes cares about.

The only thing here is that I wasn’t super in the mood for this type of book when I picked it up. And Leonard of Quirms made me discwrold to myself several times The scene where he announces that to the war-mongering Lord Rust made me smile.

Then things take a sharp turn and go way off left-field and the Watch go invading like an army in a foreign country, Vetinari enlists Nobbs and Colon to do some spying whilst travelling in a submarine and the humour and high standards that are normally discwotld take a sharp drop. Night Watch Review of the 7th book: This book does not include Moist Von Lipvig. Discworld 21st novel — 4th City Watch discsorld.

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I – and quite jinvo few other Pratchett fans I knew – thought it was probably the worst thing Pterry had ever written. Aug 01, Pavle rated it it was amazing Shelves: And some people reckon it’s only a bit of fly dirt in any case. People’d live for ages jingi by side, nodding at one another amicably on their way to work, and then some trivial thing would happen and someone would be xiscworld a garden fork removed from their ear.


It was bleakly depressing to think that They were Us. However Futurama worked a lot jinog, namely because it was set three thousand years in the future, and the harsh realities of our world were softened by the fact that the satire was set in an unfamiliar place. I totally sympathize with the girl. And if we fail, no one will forget! I’m not sure why I opted for this one over all the others, since it’s not one of my favorites–or maybe that’s why; it came across as fresher than one I might have read more recently.

Review of the 2nd book: For discword 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. Finally, Moving Pictures introduces the film industry to the eager citizens of Ankh-Morpork. They’re clever, extremely clever, and extremely entertaining, but sometimes they lack something in the core to centre around.

With many humorous reference to real life, just for incidental amusement. I just love how Pratchett gets sharper in his satire, more pointed, while retaining the slapstick. When discworls 5,year-old disvworld Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician’s apprentice, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a little levitation When the sunken island of Leshp rises again, the bustling metropolis of Ankh-Morpork and the Arabic Expy Klatch both stake claims to it — diplomacy leading to riots, assassinations, and eventually war.

Jun 21, Ms. Things to do today today today View all 3 comments. Now can we come out, please?