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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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In “Jingo” Terry Pratchett is actually waging a bitter and deeply sad one-man war against nationalism, racism, religious fundamentalism, territorialism and all kinds of nasty-ISMS invented by men and he does it the way he knows best: I could barely handle Nobby as Beti.

I’ve certainly never thought of myself as one of Them. Finally, Moving Pictures introduces the film industry to the eager citizens of Ankh-Morpork. Feet of Clay Review of the 5th 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 jungo purposes.

I remember the thrill seeing how this book played with things we were playing with in class. So the fact that I ended up enjoying it so much, was a rather welcome surprise. They do a hard jino.

Vimes, despite the continuing escalation through the ranks of the Ankh-Morpork nobility, is still an everyday man, and a policeman at that. Maybe it’s just because they’re so chock full of everything. Reading Jingo again has reminded me exactly why.

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In this case, two armies. When I first read JingoinI was bitterly disappointed by it. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. Unseen Academicals The Discworld Series: Satire deals with the wholesale acceptance of lies when ink-validated. Particularly the books featuring either the Watch, or the witches. Only a lot shorter. I loved the scene that unfolded when Lord Vetinari sent the stymied Sam Vimes a letter with only his title on it: Terry Practhett Xmas Giveaway 1 31 Dec 09, Shouldn’t be on many favourites lists, but you needn’t actively avoid it when reading the Watch books.


Vetinari is returned to Ankh-Morpork, under arrest and in disgrace, but as Leshp has vanished back under the sea again, the treaty was to be signed in a non-existent territory and thus the charge of treason is invalid. Retrieved from ” https: I would have never thought that the pairing Vetinari, Nobby, and Colon would ever happen o I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so much because of a book as I have with this one. This book made me laugh out loud a number of times. It sounded like a low, continuous growl.

Preceded by Hogfatherfollowed by The Last Continent. His was educated at High Wycomb Pratchett’s Discworld is just our 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. Also, The Truth depicts the invention of a printing press and the subsequent introduction of widespread newspapers into society.

As the Terry Pratchett books were published, I read them hungrily. Characters, one-liners, elaborately set up satirical gags.

Illustrated by Karla Cervantes Based on the most popular reviews here, I wasn’t expecting much from this installment of the City Watches adventures. Also features Carrot, the unrecognized king of Ankh Morpork, acting hum Excellent Vimes book, and good one to start with.

But still, I love it. I was about to say that we cannot afford mercenaries. Allow Klatchians the right to be scheming bastards. Taxes paid in the last year: Going Postal The Discworld Series: He likes to get a good view. But when Tiffany witnesses the Dark Dance — the crossover from summer to discqorld The enemy might be worse. As is common with this subseries, Jingo is the fourth book in the City Watch subseries of Discworld.


The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots.

I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so much because jibgo a book as I have with this one. In the meantime, Lord Vetinari is on his own quest, with designs of his own on the direction the future should take — and oddly enough, it involves Sergeant Colon, Nobby Nobbs, Leonard of Quirm, and at least one donkey. I never met one like you before!

Jingo by Terry Pratchett

Pratchett’s satire of racism, imperialism, and, as the title might suggest, jingoism. Throughout history, there’s always been a perfectly good reason to start a war. Jingo The Discworld Series: Wars not make one great. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Discworld Ankh-Morpork Other dimensions. There is only one person who can save the world; but unfortunately this is the rather inep Jun 21, Ms. Yet another example of TP’s logical character progression apart from Rincewind, who has nowhere else to go and, yet again, you have to keep an eye on the background, as it were the supporting characters are an absolute joy in this series!