Discworld goes to war, with armies of sardines, warriors, fishermen, squid and at least one very camp follower. As two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch faces unpleasant foes who are out to get him...and that's just the people on his side. The enemy might be even worse.... show more
Discworld goes to war, with armies of sardines, warriors, fishermen, squid and at least one very camp follower.
As two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch faces unpleasant foes who are out to get him...and that's just the people on his side. The enemy might be even worse.
Jingo, the 21st in Terry Pratchett's phenomenally successfull Discworld series, makes the World Cup look like a friendly five-a-side.
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Publish date: 5 listopada 1998
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
Series: Discworld 2 (#21)
Back in the day, I randomly grabbed a copy of one of Pratchett's books as I bulked up my reading list for the next day when my vacation started. I woke up to 9/11 and the news of the four hijacked planes. Shocked and stressed, with the news playing in its continual loop in the background, I started ...
Series: Discworld #21 The island Leshp rises from the sea, kind of like an anti-Atlantis, and both Klatch and Ankh-Morpork try to lay claim to it. There’s a real risk of both countries going to war and Commander Vimes is investigating the attempted assassination of Prince Khufurah. This doesn’t ex...
Jingo is the fourth book in the City Watch subseries of Discworld. When I first started this subseries, I didn’t think I was going to like it very much. It’s grown on me, though, and I think it’s now my second favorite after the Witches subseries. In this book, a disagreement between fishermen ...
War, Politics by Other Means Whenever something extraordinary happens in Ankh-Morpork, Commander Sam Vimes wishes he can just have similar street crime and not deal with politics like he does in Jingo. The fourth Watch entry of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series takes the City Watch of Ankh-Morpo...
I have to admit that I'm quite surprised that I have now read 21 of the Discworld books. Okay, that actually isn't much of an effort where I'm concerned considering that for some inexplicable reason I ended ploughing through a large majority of the Xanth books, and also pretty much read every Forgot...
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