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 . Jingo. Cover art by Paul Kidby. Co-author(s). Illustrator(s). Publisher, Gollancz. Publication date, Sep 2, ISBN, X. Pages, RRP.

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Its position, exactly halfway between Ankh-Morpork and Al Khali the capital of Klatchmakes the island a powerful strategical point for whoever lays claim to it, which both cities do. By using this site, you rerry to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Such is the case with Anhk-Morpork. The litany is sobering and makes the ending more serious, I think, than the rest of the book is capable of.


Return to Book Page. Never more so if it is over a ‘strategic’ piece of old rock in the middle of ‘Neighbours View all 4 comments. Spying was when you crept around peeking in windows.

There’s no vast riches, innate cool, or super-sex appeal.

Vimes decides to chase a suspect rather than defend his city. I also really enjoyed the last sixty pages or so. In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn’t be less interested in saving the day.


It happens with book number twenty, Hogfather, and continues into the twenty first novel, and the fourth City Watch story, Jingo. As the Terry Pratchett books were published, I read them hungrily.

With the opening of patchett novel, the island of Leshp, which had been submerged under the Circle Sea for centuries, rises to the surface.

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”.

So the Vimes who goes to save Angua and chase Ahmed is told by his organiser what would have happened if he had stayed in Ankh-Morpork. Not the best, but a solid entry. Whilst entertaining in parts it became a bit of a chore to finish this one with a very convoluted plot which started tangling itself up the further things progressed and I was losing the threads the longer I read.

A non-Discworld book, Good Omenshis collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early it is also available as a mass market paperback – Harper Torch, – and trade paperback – Harper Paperbacks, Even against the other city watch books it probably sits in, well, bottom half for sure.

After being assured that being dead was not compulsory, Mort accepted.


Jingo by Terry Pratchett book review

Speaking about Vetinari, he says: Equal Rites The Discworld Series: Lords and Ladies The Discworld Series: And some people reckon it’s rpatchett a bit of fly dirt in any case. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

This comes to ahead when one of the princes of Klatch is shot in the foot during a parade, and suddenly both nations want to go to war. Pratchett has a deft pen and a great eye for the way the world truly works.

Jingo by Terry Pratchett

My husband has every single Terry Pratchett novel ever written. I totally sympathize with the girl.

In any case, you have Lizzy Bennet and the adoration of the rest of the world to console you and yes, we can still be friends. Feb 26, Fiona rated it really liked it Jigo Sourcery Jungo Discworld Series: Raising Steam The Discworld Series: And yet, when a mysterious island emerges from the sea all bets are off. Ali na to sam se navikao. Granny is the other woman, the one I left my first love for.