Jingo (A Discworld Novel) [Terry Pratchett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld and. Jingo is the twenty-first novel by Terry Pratchett, one of his Discworld series. It was published in The title can be related to the word jingoism, meaning an . I’ve made it clear that the earlier Discworld books by Terry Pratchett aren’t as good continues into the twenty first novel, and the fourth City Watch story, Jingo .

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This book made me laugh out loud a number of times.

I finished Making Money today so only have four Discworld books left. The city soon is placed at war with Klatch, and placed under martial law under the command of Lord Rust. Klatch war would have gone very differently.

Which is why Vimes rises through the ranks, despite his occasional speciesest views and questionable temperament, and Vetinari himself is practically superheroic in his abilities, even though you get the impression running Ankh-Morpork is some sort of game for his own amusement. It’s a thoughtful novel about war which is at least partly satirising the Gulf War and partly satirising every war ever. Reading this book reminds me just what a loss to the world the passing of Terry Pratchett was.

Vetinari, Leonard of Quirm, Colon, and Nobby end up in Leonard’s ” Going-Under-the-Water-Safely Device ” and discover that Leshp is actually floating on top of a huge bubble of gasand that the gas is escaping from said bubble, meaning that Leshp will, ultimately, sink back under the sea again.

Poznati cinik i ironik Pracet dohvatio se politicko-diplomatske tematike i objasnio nam ukratko pocinju ratovi, sta se desava sa ljudima, medjuetnicke sukobe i jos trista nesto svasta.

In the latter part of the 19th century, the phrase “gunboat diplomacy” was coined to describe one typical way in which warring European empires would negotiate with less powerful uppity countries. The Watch doing any kind of detective work is always fun! Mind you, this is the guy, despite the fact that he is the only one left in the nightwatch after everybody else resigns, is still passed over for promotion.


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Maybe it’s just because they’re so chock full of everything. Email required Address never made public. See Pyramids for the Discworld convention on the naming of camels. This is, after all, a council pratchet war.

Possibly Vimes has forgotten that he personally ordered zombies to be recruited into the Watch, towards the end of Feet of Clay. Vetinari has refused to become involved in the war with Klatch, due to the fact Ankh-Morpork does not have an army to stand against any pdatchett forces the reason given being that killing enemy soldiers makes it difficult to sell them things afterwardsbut Rust declares Martial law and orders the city’s noble families to revive their old jingoo regiments.

Jingo by Terry Pratchett

Also jinbo, really enjoyed view spoiler [the continued tradition of books in the Watch subseries ending with Carrot arresting something ridiculous.

Burnt umber pratchettt a dark, cool-toned brown colour. Terry Practhett Xmas Giveaway 1 31 Dec 09, It’s about gender roles, stubborn mules, and flying carpets. The marching song is a famous old tongue-twister: Even against the other city watch books it probably sits in, well, bottom half for sure. And there it should have ended.

Nevertheless, things end badly for both parties, after the Prince disappears pratcett the chaos of a flaming embassy. Guild of Assassins…Gross earnings in the last year: As is common with this subseries, there was a little bit of a mystery involved, and that helped keep the story more interesting.

Including one where she’s haphazardly knitting. Echoes the movie Dr Strangelove. I also really enjoyed the last sixty pages or so. I ce If you’re into stuff like this, you can read the full review. Vimes will throw out half of the charges at least, and the rest will become TICs and pratcgett will not hugely affect the sentencing. Jingo is the fourth book in the City Watch subseries of Discworld. I agree that there are too many plot strands which means some inevitably get short-changed Like Liked by 1 person Reply.


In our world, there really do exist ‘reflex bows’: One well-known occurrence comes at the very end of the Blackadder III television series. Slant the slimy solicitor, Vetinari, Partchett, etc.


The word — with derived forms such as ‘jingoism’ and ‘jingoistic’ — became associated with aggressive, militaristic nationalism as a result of a I love this Discworld “City Watch” sub-series. So, I was delighted to discover this was a Watch book. The difference in the words is a single iota — the smallest letter in the Greek alphabet — and pratcchett schism between Eastern and Western churches continues to this day.

jinfo The sudden appearance of the lost island of Lesh triggers diplomatic tensions between kingo Ankh Morporkians and their neighbours from Klatsch and when diplomacy seems to fail spectacularly, the time has come to go to war.

Medieval Arab legend identifies the source of the Nile as being in “the Mountains of the Moon”. Occasionally he does revert to type and the old anger and ambiguity that drives some of his best novels come back to the fore, as he questions easy assumptions.