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. And Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch is on holiday in the pleasant and innocent countryside, but not for him a mere body in... show more
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. And Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch is on holiday in the pleasant and innocent countryside, but not for him a mere body in the wardrobe. There are many, many bodies and an ancient crime more terrible than murder. He is out of his jurisdiction, out of his depth, out of bacon sandwiches, occasionally snookered and out of his mind, but never out of guile. Where there is a crime there must be a finding, there must be a chase and there must be a punishment. They say that in the end all sins are forgiven. But not quite all...
Publish date: 2011-10-13
Publisher: Doubleday UK
Pages no: 378
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld (#39)
Just not feeling this one. Sybil's great but Sam is not my favorite character by a long shot, and it's just taking way too long for the actual story to begin. The sarcasm and irony is on overload too, but doesn't really have a point.
Snuff was the 8th and final novel in the Watch subseries of Discworld. Vimes reluctantly goes off on a “vacation” to the country with his family. His impressions of the country, having spent all his life in the city of Ankh-Morpork, are amusing, and naturally he manages to find a mystery to solve ...
Czy wyobrażacie sobie Sama Vimesa na wakacjach? Człowiek, który ma miasto we krwi i potrafi przez podeszwy w butach rozpoznać poszczególną dzielnicę Ankh-Morpork uznaje w ogóle pojęcie urlopu? Jest to pytanie, na które odpowiedzieć musicie sobie nie tylko wy, ale i on sam. I jest to dobry pomysł na ...
The sparks just didn't fly this time for several reasons: One is that I love the City Watch somewhat more than Vimes. Don't get me wrong: I adore Vimes but I love the cast of characters in them. All of them. So seeing most of them only for one or two scenes was disappointing. Then there's the simple...
Tolerancja dla... kupek Recenzja książki Niuch (Terry Pratchett) Ocena: 7/10 Odczucia: 6/10 Niuch to kolejna z książek ze Świata Dysku, w której występuje nieustraszony, prawy republikanin, Komendant Straży Miejskiej Ankh-Morpork tudzież diuk tegoż miasta Sam Vimes. Komendanta Vimesa znamy już z ksi...