Carpe Jugulum: Discworld Novel 23 by Terry PratchettCarpe Jugulum: Discworld Novel 23 by Terry Pratchett

Carpe Jugulum: Discworld Novel 23

byTerry Pratchett

Mass Market Paperback | November 30, 1999

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Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be priest. He thought he was there for a simple little religious ceremony. Now he’s caught up in a war between vampires and witches, and he’s not sure there is a right side. There’s the witches — Agnes, Magrat, Nanny Ogg, and the formidable Granny Weatherwax… And the vampires: the stakes are high but they’re intelligent — not easily got rid of with a garlic enema or going to the window and saying “I don’t know about you, but isn’t it a bit stuffy in here?” They’ve got style and fancy waistcoats. They’re out of the casket and want a bite of the future.
Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. Raising Steam is his fortieth Discworld novel. His books have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as be...
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Title:Carpe Jugulum: Discworld Novel 23Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.01 × 4.34 × 1.02 inPublished:November 30, 1999Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0552146153

ISBN - 13:9780552146159

Appropriate for ages: 14

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from great !! anoter one of my favorite from the discworld series !!
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Terry Pratchett You can't find an author that compares with Terry Pratchett's story telling abilities. So funny, smart and witty. Having read all his books I am at a loss of where to turn to next and nothing else measures up. Make sure you read these books in order of publication or you miss so many references and jokes.
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pratchett achieves "literature". In earlier bio-sketches, Pratchett wrote the "he is occasionally accused of literature". In Carpe Jugulum he achieves it. He is not pushing the laughter button every paragraph, which allows him to diversify the emotions evoked. He creates poignant moments, tender moments, and thought provoking moments. Which means that when the laughs come (and they do come often), they are deeper, more satisfying laughs. A great job by Pratchett, and the perfect book to use to introduce friends to Pratchett (since people keep stealing your copy of Witches Abroad).
Date published: 2001-03-05

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Mightily Oats thought a simple little pilgrimage to the mountain kingdom of Lancre would do him a world of good. But that was, strangely enough, before he became embroiled in the war between the vampires and the witches - all of whom, it could be fairly assessed, have bats in their belfries. Carpe Jugulum is the 23rd volume in Terry Pratchett`s popular and wacky Discworld series. It`s a tempered blend of imagination and imagery that is at once alluring and enveloping. Filled with mysterious, fantastic characters, it paints a world where all power is harnessed in perception.