Jingo (A Discworld Novel) [Terry Pratchett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld and. Jingo is the twenty-first novel by Terry Pratchett, one of his Discworld series. It was published in The title can be related to the word jingoism, meaning an . Jingo. Cover art by Paul Kidby. Co-author(s). Illustrator(s). Publisher, Gollancz. Publication date, Sep 2, ISBN, X. Pages, RRP.

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It happens with book number twenty, Hogfather, and continues into the twenty first novel, and the fourth City Watch story, Jingo. Ankh-Morpork is visited by a Klatchian Prince and his bodyguard, Hour Ahmed his name is explained in the book, and is worth the wait!

However the clues might point to villains within the city, Vimes soon finds himself on his way to Klatch in pursuit of the real villains. The city soon is placed at war with Klatch, and placed under martial law under the command of Lord Rust. The relationship between Vimes and Ahmed is a highpoint of this book, and one that is a joy to read every time I go back to Jingo.

Vimes, despite the continuing escalation through the ranks of the Ankh-Morpork nobility, is still an everyday man, and tterry policeman at that. This book is, honestly, a long police chase. Clever, well written, and exceedingly funny in all the right places and serious as terdy. This Jingo book review was written by Joshua S Jihgo. In the beginning there was…a turtle. Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smel Lords and Ladies The Discworld Series: Because sometimes, when there’ Feet of Clay The Discworld Series: A red star has appeared in the sky and the Discworld is heading right towards it.

There is only one person who can save the world; but unfortunately this is the rather inep Jingo The Discworld Series: Throughout history, there’s always been a perfectly good reason to start a war.

Never more so if it is over a ‘strategic’ piece of old rock in the middle of now They say that diplomacy is a gentle art. That its finest practitioners are subtle, sophisticated individuals for whom nuance and subtext are meat and drink.

Night Watch The Discworld Series: For a policeman, there can be few things worse than a serial killer at loose in your city. Except, perhaps, a serial killer who targets coppers, and a city on the brink of Mort The Discworld Series: Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job. After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted.


However, he soon found that romant Equal Rites The Discworld Series: The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was to pass on his staff of power to the eighth son of an eighth son. Monstrous Regiment The Discworld Series: Polly becomes Private Oliver Perks, who is on a quest to find her older brother, who’s recently MIA in one of the innumerable wars the tiny nation of Borogravia has a h Something is coming after Tiffany.

Tiffany Aching is ready to begin her apprenticeship in magic. She expects spells and magic — not chores and ill-tempered Going Postal The Discworld Series: Moist von Lipwig teerry a con artist Wintersmith The Discworld Series: Tiffany Aching is a trainee witch — now working for the seriously scary Miss Treason.

But when Tiffany witnesses the Dark Dance — the crossover from summer to w Making Money The Discworld Series: Unseen Academicals The Discworld Series: Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork.

And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they’re in the mood A man with no eyes. No eyes at all. Two tunnels in his head It’s not easy being a witch, and it’s certainly not all whizzing about on broomsticks, but Tiffany Ac Snuff The Discworld Series: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman jinyo a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse.

Sourcery The Discworld Series: There was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However for reasons we’d better not go intohe had seven Raising Steam The Discworld Series: To the consternation of the patrician, Lord Vetinari, a new invention has arrived in Ankh-Morpork – a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all of Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring.


The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time Here there be dragons. Long believed extinct, a superb specimen of draco We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them.

So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. 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! Nice to know I wasn’t the only one saying “why 71 hour? Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book.

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A disgraced Dwarven hero. A band of deadbeat adventurers. His last shot at redemption could get him killed. If Gorm Ingerson really wanted to drink himself to death, Peter Stone is a poor black vampire who has found undeath isn’t all it was promised to be.

Jingo (Discworld, #21; City Watch, #4) by Terry Pratchett

There’s no vast riches, innate cool, or super-sex appeal. Mogworld Yahtzee Croshaw 8. In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn’t be less interested in saving the day. Shadowmagic John Lenahan 8. A Lord of the Rings for the 21st century. Only a lot shorter. Conor thought he was an average teenager. OK, so his father only had on Spiderface William Mobberley 8.

When young Jimbo Mambo books a room with Captain and Mrs Fanshaw in their Northernville lodging house, he is gradually introduced to their bizarre social circle.

Jane Doe is a weredeer, the least-threatening shapechanger species in the world. Blessed with the ability to turn furry at will and psychically read objects, Jane has done The English fantasy author, Terry D. His was educated at High Wycomb Karen from England 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!

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