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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Politics is a funny thing, and all the more so disfworld the Discworld. I’ll always be thankful to Pratchett for that. Views Read Edit View history. There is only one person who can save the world; but unfortunately this is the rather inep However, I think that’s a long Sunday afternoon well spent.
The door opened a little way. The Fifth Elephant Review of the 6th book: Vimes and the Watch; the Patrician, Leonardo, Nobbs and Colon; and various other characters are all trying to avert or encourage the war for their various purposes.
Spying discwkrld when you crept around peeking in windows. It was bleakly depressing to think that They were Us. Because TP’s books don’t stay with me. It’s Them that do the bad things.
Also see “Jingo” illustration, created by Marc Simonetti, here: The enemy might be worse. A disgraced Dwarven hero. His last shot at redemption could get him killed.
I was right in among the chimneys and the air vents. Nevertheless, things end badly for both parties, after the Prince disappears amid the chaos of a flaming embassy. I would have never thought that the pairing Vetinari, Nobby, and Colon would ever happen or work, but holy shit, so much gold. OK, so his father only had on As the Terry Pratchett books were published, I read them hungrily.
I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so much because of a book as I have with this one. Also features Carrot, the unrecognized king of Ankh Morpork, acting hum Excellent Vimes book, and good one to start with.
Jingo by Terry Pratchett book review
As is common with this subseries, Jingo is the fourth book in the City Watch subseries of Discworld. Vetinari takes the submarine and a tube to Klatch. A Lord of the Rings for the 21st century.
Of course Ventinari does manage to get out of this mess because, well, he is the very definition of cunning. So the fourth or fifth best book in my second favorite subplot of a large series and I still flew through and gobbled up every damn word. Sadly Angua takes a bit of a backseat thoughout this one, but Pratchett makes up for it by having Cpl. Inhe turned to writing full time.
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It is after all every citizen’s right to bear arms to defend what they consider to be their own. Willikins the butler joins the militia in this book his immature gullible behavior seemed quite out of character in the sequels, especially In Thud! Night Watch Review of the 7th book: Pratchett’s Discworld is just discwotld world, but amplified by the presence of witches and wizards, and Death is a character, and a lovely old duffer with a charming, if prickly, granddaughter.
A secondary plot featuring Fred Colon and Nobby Nobbs being discwold by the Patrician and Leonard of Quirm at first looks like mere comedy Nobby as the dancing girl Beti makes me laugh every time but turns out to be key to the solution of keeping both countries from destruction. Sourcery The Discworld Series: Vetinari has refused to become involved in the war with Klatch, due to the fact Ankh-Morpork does not have an army to stand against any opposing forces the reason given being that killing enemy soldiers makes it difficult to sell them things afterwardsbut Rust declares Martial law and orders the city’s noble families to revive their old private regiments.
You couldn’t bring yourself to think the Klatchians had done it.