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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Jingo by Terry Pratchett

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. Okay, after doing English Literature at university I must admit that my taste in books has changed quite a lot since then, however it is always good to read something that is not all that serious, and Discworld certainly fits the bill.

As is common with this subseries, there was a little bit of a mystery involved, and that helped keep the story more interesting. Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. Politics is a funny thing, and all the more so on the Discworld.


Now can we come out, please? Escape Pod stated that a significant portion of the plot is “Vimes subverting the status quo in ways that shouldn’t work, but somehow do anyway”. And some people reckon it’s only a bit of fly dirt in any case. Vimes and Carrot also continue to be national treasures. Guild of Assassins…Gross earnings in the last year: I didn’t care as much for it, but it’s brimming with satire and some scenes are great.

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This cartoon by Tom Gauld sums it up! Hopefully, we’ll get more of them, and maybe even have them interact disvworld the next one.

I could barely handle Nobby as Beti. There was an eighth son of an eighth son. This is one of the Watch books in the Discworld series, and like so many of those books deals with the intersection between law and politics. Such is also the case with Discworld.

To see what your friends thought discworlx this book, please sign up. Also, there’s a definite plot whole related to Anguna. Vetinari takes the submarine and a tube to Klatch.

Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number discworls novels, including his first Discworld novel, The Color of Magicin This is not always the case; when TP is at his best, the characters do drive the story, as opposed to the clever intellectual exercise disfworld dressed up in nonsense.

They’re clever, extremely clever, and extremely entertaining, but sometimes they lack something in the core to centre around. However they simply can’t let Klatch have a chunk of rock because, well, they will lose face. I just love how Pratchett gets sharper in his satire, more pointed, while retaining the slapstick.


Also, Pratchett makes too many jokes about fat people. Samuel Vimes has become another of my favourite Discworld characters. In the end, this shouldn’t be a difficult endeavor, after all Klatch is very much indebted to the Ankh Morpork. Colon take on a secret mission for the Patrician.

Jingo by Terry Pratchett book review

Books by Terry Pratchett. But this isn’t a war book like normal war books. I think this may have been a little while before the phrase “jumping the shark” became common parlance, at least in Coventry, but that was exactly what we thought had happened.

Frostrip of the Guild of Accountants. I jinbo think I’ve ever laughed so much because of a book as I have with this one. Because TP’s books don’t stay with me.

This book does not include Moist Von Lipvig.