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by Terry Pratchett
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Vera rated it 8 years ago
Takes a bit to get going, the set up is a bit boring. This is one of the ones that feels a little unfinished or too full or something. Nobby continues to be a brilliant character.
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it 8 years ago
I wish I knew why I don't like this novel as much as some of the others in the series. I suspect it has something to do with the premise being uncomfortably close to home for me as an American.The premise revolves, as most Night Watch books do, around a mystery, but more socially it also revolves ar...
helenliz rated it 9 years ago
I sometimes wonder how well Pratchett's books translate into different languages and cultures. This one has Ankh Morpork going to war with Klatch over an island that sprung from the depths of the Circle Sea. The Klatchians are a desert people, who wear Lawrence of Arabia robes and towels on their he...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it 10 years ago
Another Night Watch story, better than Feet of Clay I think. We can see Lord Vetinari on action in this one, though I don't really understand what they were doing underneath Leshp. I do love the demon Diz-organizer with his bingeley-bingeley beep..
Qwallath rated it 11 years ago
I think this is the fifth Discworld novel I read, and I liked it quite a bit. Pratchett taps into the realm of political satire (and cultural criticism) with this tale about Commander of the Watch Samuel Vimes who ends up knee deep in the politics surrounding an impending war. Contains some very rec...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it 11 years ago
As with all of Pratchett's books, "Jingo" depends upon the audience being well-read;/well-educated. In this case, the plot looks awfully familiar as "super power" Ankh-Morpork declares war on the more-than-moderately-based-on-the-Middle-East kingdom of Klatch. Quite an entertaining read, with Vime...
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