Jingo: A Discworld Novel: 21

Jingo: A Discworld Novel: 21

by TerryPratchett (Author)


DISCWORLD GOES TO WAR, WITH ARMIES OF SARDINES, WARRIORS, FISHERMEN, SQUID AND AT LEAST ONE VERY CAMP FOLLOWER. As two armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch faces unpleasant foes who are out to get him...and that's just the people on his side. The enemy might be even worse. Jingo, the 21st in Terry Pratchett's phenomenally successful Discworld series, makes the World Cup look like a friendly five-a-side.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
Edition: New Edition
Publisher: Corgi
Published: 01 Nov 1998

ISBN 10: 055214598X
ISBN 13: 9780552145985
Book Overview: World War breaks out on the Discworld.

Media Reviews
'Pratchett's writing is a constant delight. No one mixes the fantastical and the mundane to better comic effect or offers sharper insights into the absurdities of human endeavour' -- Christopher Matthew * Daily Mail *
'Both his inventiveness and his moral shrewdness seem inexhaustible' -- A. S. Byatt * Daily Mail *
Author Bio
Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.