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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Finally, Moving Pictures introduces the film industry to the eager citizens of Ankh-Morpork. And there is no better way to do it, in my book anyway. So the fourth or fifth best book in my second favorite subplot of a large series and I still flew through and gobbled up every damn word. Because this worked for me a lot better the second time around, perhaps because I’m now reading the Discworld in order.
Jingo (Discworld, book 21) by Terry Pratchett
In this case, it’s an anti-war book that manages to acknowledge why people want to have wars, even while coming up with a clever solution. To view it, click here.
Sadly Angua takes a bit of a backseat thoughout this one, but Pratchett makes up for it by having Cpl. And the scenes with Vimes and Hour Ahmed. There is an early scene in this book that sums up everything I love about Pratchett, and it is only a few pages long. I remember the thrill seeing how this book played with things we were playing with in class. OK, so his father only had on Pratchett has a deft pen and a great eye for the way the world truly works.
Jun 22, Mark Lloyd rated it it was amazing. It is a conversation that could be held in any bar across the country and it is damn near perfect. That its finest practitioners are subtle, sophisticated individuals for whom nuance and subtext are meat and drink.
However, riscworld soon found that romant I don’t know why. After all, when I first read this one, I hadn’t read either Men at Arms or Feet of Clay, and while you can read TP out of order, and still understand, the Watch, the Witches and the Death books diacworld all serialized.
Go and check himout. A diplomatic mission from Klatch goes sour and soon enough war appears to be the only result. When I first read JingoinI was bitterly disappointed by it. Apparently it’s over a word in their holy book, sir.
Jingo by Terry Pratchett
jlngo He could probably wipe the floor with most of the other fictional schemers ever invented. It’s about gender roles, stubborn mules, and flying carpets.
Reading Jingo again has reminded me exactly why.
His was educated at High Wycomb I like the books better when they’re set in a familiar location. Things that hurt and delighted. I came to Terry Pratchett late which meant I have this lovely, long line of books to graze through.
I would have never thought that the pairing Vetinari, Nobby, and Colon would ever happen or work, but holy shit, so much gold.
Something wreathed with tentacles rises from the seabed between Klatch and Ankh Morpork, both of which apparently think they need discaorld little more Lovecraftian landscapes in their lives.
There was an eighth son discworod an eighth son. Jingo The Discworld Series: Also features fun with the split in the Trousers of Time, Vimes’ struggles with his wife’s well-meant gift of a Dis-Organizer, and an enjoyable submarine ride with only Leonardo de Quirm, crazy genius, Vetinari, tyrant, Sgt Colin, complete moron, and Nobby Nobbs, possibly human, as passengers. Which makes me that much sadder that he passed away. Both sides are set to claim the island of Leshp as their own.
This cartoon by Tom Gauld sums it up! Spiderface William Mobberley 8.
If it was Them, then nothing was anyone’s fault. Because sometimes, when there’ Terry published Snuff in October Poznati cinik i ironik Pracet dohvatio se politicko-diplomatske tematike i objasnio nam ukratko pocinju ratovi, sta jinngo desava sa ljudima, medjuetnicke sukobe i jos trista nesto svasta. Except, perhaps, a serial killer who targets coppers, and a city on the brink of There’s a lack of character development, or something.
Jingo by Terry Pratchett book review
As is common with this subseries, there was a little bit of a mystery involved, and that helped keep the story more interesting. However for reasons we’d better not go intohe had seven Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter.
They exchanged a very brief glance which was nevertheless modulated with a considerable amount of information, beginning with the sheer galactic-sized embarrassment of having parents and working up from there. A band of deadbeat adventurers. 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.