The Fifth Elephant
Publish date: November 6th 2008
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld 2 (#24)
The Fifth Elephant is the fifth book in the Watch subseries of Discworld. As I’ve mentioned in previous reviews, my enjoyment of the Watch books has grown as the series has progressed. With this book however, I wasn’t as entertained by it as I had been by the last couple. I’m not sure if it was t...
There was a time that I loved the adventures of Constable Carrot, Captain Vimes, and Nobby Nobbs, but is seems as of late the stories are starting to become really, really dry. Okay, maybe there are other factors, but I really don't seem to be able to get into the Pratchet books any more, to the poi...
With Ankh-Morpork’s trade with Uberwald in possible danger Lord Ventari sends his most reliable diplomat and expert in political intrigue, Sam Vimes. The Commander of Ankh-Morpork’s Watch finds himself in a potential international incident with interspecies disputes and conspiracies mixed in with t...
Deja vu. I spent a lot of time feeling like I've read this book before, but then I'd get to a part that had no familiarity whatsoever. Confusing. Of course, this is one of those infamous "chapter breaks? Whatever for?" installments in the Discworld series. You run into those about half the time....
Vimes has to do diplomacy in Ubervald and deal with prejudice. Meanwhile Carrot has to deal with a choice between Anghua and the city. The Dwarves are selecting a king, the Scone of Stone has gone missing.Great fun as usual.
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