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Jingo

byTerry Pratchett

Mass Market Paperback | March 26, 1999

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A new land has surfaced and so have old feuds. And as two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch has got just a few hours to deal with a crime so big that there’s no law against it. It’s called “war.” He’s facing unpleasant foes who are out to get him . . .that’s just the people on his side. The enemy might even be worse. And his pocket Dis-organizer says he’s got “Die” under “Things to do today.
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:JingoFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:7.03 × 4.3 × 1.03 inPublished:March 26, 1999Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:055214598X

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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 By Jingo! Really enjoyed rereading this book,I had forgotten how enjoyable it is. Fun to read and a cracking good yarn.
Date published: 2015-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jingo Terry Pratchett never fails. If you love his other books then you'll love this one too. There's nothing more to be said.
Date published: 2013-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Golden Pratchett's work always pokes good natured fun at society and its thought patterns. Jingo is an impressive look at prejudice within nations and how it affects the way the world interacts. Sam Vimes returns again to show us how an honest and unbiased attitude can help unravel the mysteries of communication. A great read!
Date published: 2010-12-24

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Two armies are about to meet in battle. One of them is headed by Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch. Besides having to fight another force altogether, the Commander faces a threat from within his own troops. Clearly Terry Pratchett hasn’t lost any of his paranoid edge. His Discworld series stands out amongst fantasy writing for its memorable characters and imaginative settings, and Jingo demonstrates why.

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“Pratchett’s writing is a constant delight. No one mixes the fantastical and mundane to better comic effect or offers sharper insights into the absurdities of human endeavour.”
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