Jingo

Jingo

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The ravening hordes of Klatch and the patriotic peoples of Ankh-Morpork clash over the sovereignty of a newly risen and uninhabitable island. As they march, Commander Vimes of the City Watch faces foes out to get him - and that's just the people on his side. Jingo is the 21st Discworld novel.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Audio cassette
  • 106 x 134 x 16mm | 81.65g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0552146846
  • 9780552146845

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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. Jingo makes the World Cup look like a friendly five-a-side. A HILARIOUS BESTSELLER IN THE DISCWORLD SERIES Tony Robinson, successful writer, actor and documentary-maker. Star of radio, TV and theatre. Well-known for the popular TV series Time Team and his roles as the Sheriff of Nottingham in Maid Marion and Her Merry Men and Baldrick in Blackadder. Abridged, running time approximately 3 hoursshow more

Review Text

"'Vintage Pratchett... Perennially funny...A sharp satire on the futility of war'"show more

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.show more

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