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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Okay, the Simpsons also did that, but I have to admit that the Simpsons really started to get to me because, well, it was way too close to home, and in such circumstances the satire probably doesn’t pratchett as well. Unlike the rest of the book, Pratchett allows this scene to breathe and it is all the better and funnier for it. Apparently it’s over a word in their holy book, sir. And some of the odd combinations of people didn’t jongo work.

My review is over on my blog as usual. Pratcchett — just read it again and my god I wish Vetinari was our president. I totally sympathize with the girl. I have a soft spot and great admiration for police officers. 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.


Jingo is a tale of how war fever sweeps through the city, and how suddenly the people who run the local curry shop are The Enemy, and how we sometimes fight over absurdities.

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They’re clever, extremely clever, and extremely entertaining, but sometimes they lack something in the core to centre around. I’m not sure why I opted for this one over all the others, since it’s not one of my favorites–or maybe that’s why; it came across as fresher than one I might have read more recently. Football has come to the ancient city of Ankh-Morpork. I finished Making Money today so only have four Discworld books left.

Jnigo to Read saving…. Which San Vimes books. Klatch war would have gone very differently. Of course it was. In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn’t be less interested ;ratchett saving the day. Basically, the dedication at the beginning of the book nailed it: Two tunnels in his head Read a free preview of Jingo by Terry Pratchett.

Speaking about Vetinari, he says: I always have such a hard time writing about these books. Not the best novel in the series, but still entertainment gold.

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More than just a parody of war, Pratchett examines the unhealthy but apparently primal urges of some to lean that way despite all sense otherwise. Part of it may jinto that I was reading this interspersed with a book club book that I’m struggling with and a cozy mystery that could have used an edit or two, and that sort of thing makes you realize how nice it is to read a book that just flows, and is enjoyable to read.


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He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country. Kennedy’s assassination, despite four decades of frenzied speculation.

Jingo by Terry Pratchett

Skip to content book reviews booksdiscworldinteresting timesjingomen at armssam vimessmall godsterry pratchettthe night’s watch 9 Comments. And if you’ll be my bodyguard, I can be your long lost pal, And I can call you Betty, and Betty, when you call me, you can call me Al. One knows what the objects are and where they want to go. Although very enjoyable in places, I do find Jingo to be the weakest of the Watch books.

In InterzoneJohn Clute described Jingo as fitting “seamlessly” into the Discworld, commenting that it does not “dishonour its predecessors in the series” and “is in fact better than most of them”. If you like this try: Trivia About Jingo Discworld, 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, The Color of Magicin