Jingo. Cover art by Paul Kidby. Co-author(s). Illustrator(s). Publisher, Gollancz A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld. Suddenly. Jingo. In the 21st Discworld novel, Discworld goes to war, with armies of sardines , warriors, fishermen, squid and at least one very camp follower. Jingo (A Discworld Novel) [Terry Pratchett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld and.
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In this case, a mysterious island surfaces halfway between the great city-state of Ankh-Morpork and the desert empire of Klatch. Pages to import images to Wikidata.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his discaorld before he finds his first corpse.
To me, the humor in these novels is as therapeutic as Mozart. Wodehouseand noted the presence of “totemic moments”, and of several scenes which he felt to be ” homilies “. It sounded like a low, continuous growl. For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. This is not always the case; when TP is at his best, the characters do drive the story, as opposed to the clever intellectual exercise discwolrd dressed up in nonsense.
The last thing the wizard Drum Billet did, before Death laid a bony hand on his shoulder, was to pass on duscworld staff of power to the eighth son of an eighth son. Paperbackpages. Aug 01, Pavle rated it it was amazing Jinog Nice to know I wasn’t the only one saying “why 71 hour? Dscworld time I pick one of these books up next up is The Last Continenta Rincewind book, so I’ve got to be extra in the mood for that I’m gonna make sure I’m in the mood. A diplomatic mission from Klatch goes sour and soon enough war appears to be the only result.
Vetinari is returned to Ankh-Morpork, under arrest and in disgrace, but discworls Leshp has vanished back under the sea again, the treaty was to be signed in a non-existent territory and thus the charge of treason is invalid. I also really enjoyed Vimes realizing that he was technically a knight and could, nay was required to, start up his own regiment.
Jingo Discworld 21 by Terry Pratchett. Books by Terry Pratchett. He likes to get a good view. Someone tries to assassinate a prince in a convoy.
Spying was when you crept around peeking in windows. The problem is that Ankh-Morpork doesn’t have an army — jingi not good for business because if you attack somebody then they aren’t going to want to buy anything off you.
As kingo is, I’m too busy giggling in glee at Carrot’s myriad organisation of football matches. And when she’s had a shave. The scene where he announces that to the war-mongering Lord Rust made me smile.
About the title, from lspace Annotated Pratchett: Even if it isn’t. The relationship between Vimes and Ahmed is a highpoint of this book, and one that is a joy to read every time I go back to Jingo.
More than just a parody of war, Pratchett examines the unhealthy but apparently primal urges of some to lean that way despite all sense otherwise. Suddenly you can tell which way the wind is blowing. Once again he have the night watch, but when Ventinari steps down as ruler of Ankh-Morpork, and Vimes is given extended leave because he sort discworrld has this habit of digging to deep and exposing the political machinations that are going on behind the scenes, they suddenly find themselves on a boat two actuallywith Ventinari’s pet inventor Leonard of Quirm guess who he is on their way to Klatch to launch a pre-emptive strike with pretty much no army.
Vimes, refusing to follow Rust, stands down as Commander of the Watch. And Carrot has grown on me a lot.
There is an attempt at a diplomatic solution, when Prince Khufurah visits Ankh Morpork to talk with the Patrician. This is Pratchett on top form, spinning interlocking storylines together, mixing serious and silly utterly seamlessly. Smartarse rated it really liked it Shelves: Sometimes he makes me think Samuel Vimes has become another of my favourite Discworld characters.
It is not the best book of the Discworld series, not by a fiscworld shot. Discworld goes to war Trivia About Jingo Discworld, I never met one like you before! There seems to be a bit of a theme going on in my reading of late: And Sir Samuel Vimes, the commander of the Watch, is certain that someone is up to something, that there’s a crime being committed.
Here there be dragons. This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat And I really just enjoyed the hell out of the character development of Nobbs. Slant the slimy solicitor, Vetinari, Vimes, etc. Tiffany Aching is a trainee witch — now working for the seriously scary Miss Treason.