Jingo : (Discworld Novel 21)

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DISCWORLD GOES TO WAR, WITH ARMIES OF SARDINES, WARRIORS, FISHERMEN, SQUID AND AT LEAST ONE VERY CAMP FOLLOWER. As two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch faces unpleasant foes who are out to get him...and that's just the people on his side. The enemy might be even worse. Jingo, the 21st in Terry Pratchett's phenomenally successful Discworld series, makes the World Cup look like a friendly five-a-side.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 104 x 178 x 30mm | 222.26g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055214598X
  • 9780552145985
  • 9,339

Review quote

"'Pratchett's writing is a constant delight. No one mixes the fantastical and the mundane to better comic effect or offers sharper insights into the absurdities of human endeavour'" -- Christopher Matthew Daily Mail "'Both his inventiveness and his moral shrewdness seem inexhaustible'" -- A. S. Byatt Daily Mail

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About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

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Customer reviews

"I am a massive fan of the Discworld series, particularly the Witches and Rincewind. I picked up Guards! Guards! a few months ago and wasn't massively impressed but the characters from the Watch have grown on me after I have read the next few in the series. When I saw this novel was next, it didn't sound as good as Feet of Clay, another novel I very much enjoyed. Yet reading through there are some very humerous quotes and it definately looks at war from very different angles than I have previous viewed! Overall I found this a very humorous read and would highly recommend it to others who have had doubt about the Night Watch series!"show more
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