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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They ran out of weapons last century. I have a soft spot and great admiration for police officers.
Jingo by Terry Pratchett
Unseen Academicals The Discworld Series: Going Postal The Discworld Series: So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. I have a better understanding of the dynamics of the Watch, and the dyn Reread Bumping this up a star the second time through.
Views Read Edit View history. In the end, this shouldn’t be a difficult endeavor, after all Klatch is very much indebted to the Ankh Morpork. I’ll always be thankful to Pratchett for that. Picking a favorite Pratchett character would be like picking a favorite child, that is, inadvisable for any reason.
And Carrot has grown on me a lot. Terry published Snuff in October Jun 22, Mark Lloyd rated it it was amazing. Ali na to sam se navikao.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse. A Blink of the Screen 9. But I liked it better than I remembered.
So, I was delighted to discover this was a Watch book. I always remembered the downsides and thought this was one of the worst Discworld nove Con: There is only one person who can save the world; but unfortunately this is the rather inep For instance 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.
Reading this book reminds me just what a loss to the world the passing of Terry Pratchett was. In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn’t be less interested in saving the day. Discworld goes to war, with armies of sardines, warriors, fishermen, squid, and at least one very diiscworld follower.
Jingo (novel) – Wikipedia
One line popped out at jingl Highly patronising, with vague suggestions of some somewhat iffy political assumptions. 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 There’s no vast riches, innate cool, or super-sex appeal.
La saga de La guardia mejora a medida que avanza y Pratchett va mostrando nuevos y apasionantes aspectos de su maravilloso universo. 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.
A Lord of the Rings for the 21st century. Mind you, it isn’t as if the Discworld novels would fall into the category of mindless pulp since Pratchett does a really good job a satirising the modern world.
It’s complicated and subtle.
Wars not make one great. Jingo is the 21st Discworld novel and the fourth in the City Siscworld theme. Okay, the Simpsons also did that, but I have to admit that the Simpsons really started to get to me because, well, it was way too close to home, and in such circumstances the satire probably doesn’t work as well.