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Night Watch - Terry Pratchett
Night Watch
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'Don't put your trust in revolutions. They always come round again. That's why they're called revolutions. People die, and nothing changes'. 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... show more
'Don't put your trust in revolutions. They always come round again. That's why they're called revolutions. People die, and nothing changes'. 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 bloody revolution. The people have found their voice at last, the flags and barricades are rising...And the question for a policeman, an officer of the law, a defender of the peace, is: Are you with them, or are you against them?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780552154307 (055215430X)
Publisher: Corgi
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld 2 (#29)
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it
4.0 Night Watch (Discworld #29, Watch #6)
The past and future of Ankh-Morpork revolve around the efforts of His Grace Sir Sam Vimes, Commander of the City Watch, and he doesn’t like it one bit. Night Watch, the sixth book focusing on the City Watch and twenty-ninth overall book of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series finds Vimes dealing with...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
3.5 Review: Night Watch (Discworld Book 34 of 53ish)
Night Watch is the 6th book in the Watch subseries of Discworld. Surprisingly, I enjoyed this one pretty well. I say “surprisingly” because, as I’ve said in other reviews, Vimes often gets on my nerves. This book focuses on him very heavily, more than any other book since the first Watch book. ...
Linda78
Linda78 rated it
2.5 Night Watch (Discworld #1; City Watch #6)
Pratchett was clearly a master of sarcasm and irony, but this one didn't grab me like Reaper Man did. I didn't find Sam Vimes particularly engaging, and there could've been a lot more done with the time travel aspect than was used here. Carcer was set up as this horrible villain and enemy but he bar...
Book Reviews for the Semi-Literate
Book Reviews for the Semi-Literate rated it
3.0 Night Watch (Discworld Novels)
Unlike most Discworld novels, Night Watch has a far more serious tone. This often occurs at the expense of humor, and frequently goes as far as being sad or tragic. It was a risky experiment on Pratchett's part, and while it largely succeeds, it's not quite up to the level of his best work. We fo...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
0.0 Night Watch
Pratchett doesn’t always work for me, notably in most of the Discworld books. (I know I am deprived. I wish I could be different.) But Rachel Neumeier suggested trying this one in a comment, and I’m glad I listened. I loved Sam Vimes and the rest of the cast, and the impossible situation he’s thrust...
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