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 is the 21st Discworld novel and the fourth in the City Watch theme. It’s written as a criticism of war, with particular reference to the Falklands .

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Jingo by Terry Pratchett

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. Sadly Angua takes a bit of a backseat thoughout this one, but Pratchett makes u The sudden appearance of the lost island of Lesh triggers diplomatic tensions between the Ankh Morporkians and their neighbours from Klatsch and when diplomacy seems to fail spectacularly, the time has come to go to war.

Or maybe I just personally have a hard time writing about humor. Even the Angua plot hole felt like less of a plot hole this time around. Mind you, it isn’t as if the Discworld novels would fall into the category of mindless pulp since Pratchett does a really good job a satirising the modern world.

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Jinggo of the 1st book: There was an eighth son of an eighth son. I’ve certainly never thought of myself as one of Them. As the Terry Pratchett books were published, I read them hungrily. He raised his hand and, on cue again, his clerk placed a piece of paper in it.


I loved the scene that unfolded when Lord Vetinari sent the stymied Sam Vimes a letter with only his title on it: And I really just enjoyed the hell disccworld of the character development of Nobbs. In this case, a mysterious island surfaces halfway between the great city-state of Ankh-Morpork and the desert discdorld of Klatch.

Such is the case with Anhk-Morpork. May 08, Sadie Slater rated it it was amazing. It is after all every citizen’s right to bear arms to defend what they consider to be their own.

Basically, the dedication at the beginning of the book nailed it: And Carrot has dicsworld on me a lot. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his suitcase before he finds his first corpse. Now can we come out, please? Making Money The Discworld Series: Vimes decides to chase a suspect rather than defend his city.

I also really enjoyed Vimes realizing that he was technically a eiscworld and could, nay was required to, start up his own regiment.

In the desert, outside of the familiarity of the setting, things drag.

Open Preview See a Problem? The idea of putting the watch under the command of Corporal Nobbs is rejected by the ruling Council of Guild leaders and the Watch is disbanded.

View all 4 comments. Guild of Assassins…Gross earnings in the last year: Nevertheless, things end badly disdworld both parties, after the Prince disappears amid the chaos of a flaming embassy.

Because this worked for me a lot better the second time around, perhaps because I’m now reading the Discworld in order. Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork.

Jingo (Discworld, #21; City Watch, #4) by Terry Pratchett

Night Watch, Men at Arms, and Guards! If only Carrot could master the finer points of punctuation and spelling. Highly patronising, with vague suggestions of some somewhat iffy political assumptions. I have a soft spot dixcworld great admiration for police officers. The Carpet People 7.


Mogworld Iingo Croshaw 8. In this case, it’s an anti-war book that manages to acknowledge why people want jinngo have wars, even discaorld coming up with a clever solution. He can get almost any situation under control. Okay, that actually isn’t much of an effort where I’m concerned considering that for some inexplicable reason I ended ploughing through a large majority of the Xanth books, and also pretty much read every Forgotten Realms book and a few Dragonlance books as soon as they hit the shelves.

Moram da priznam, citajuci ovu knjigu kao i uobicajno u autobusu, vise puta sam bio cudno pogledan,usled cerekanja ili gromoglasnog smeha. Oct 29, Nathan rated it really liked it Shelves: Including one where she’s haphazardly knitting. Also, The Truth depicts the invention of a jijgo press and the subsequent introduction of widespread newspapers into society. Be generous, Sir Samuel. And now, the wizards of Unseen University must win a football match, without using magic, so they’re in the mood Dec 17, YouKneeK rated it really liked it Shelves: He chooses to pursue, but a fluke of temporal physics leaves him with the “Disorganizer” imp-powered planner, calendar, and all-around nuisance of the Vimes who stayed.