Night Watch (Discworld, #29; City Watch, #6)

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  • Paperback
  • 480 pages
  • Night Watch (Discworld, #29; City Watch, #6)
  • Terry Pratchett
  • English
  • 04 November 2018
  • 055215430X

About the Author: Terry Pratchett

Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe 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, Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second hand typewriter His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe 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 Magic, in 1983 In 1987, he turned to writing full time There are over 40 books in the Discworld series, of which four are written for children The first of these, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal A non Discworld book, Good Omens, his 1990 collaboration with Neil Gaiman, has been a longtime bestseller and was reissued in hardcover by William Morrow in early 2006 it is also available as a mass market paperback Harper Torch, 2006 and trade paperback Harper Paperbacks, 2006 In 2008, Harper Children s published Terry s standalone non Discworld YA novel, Nation Terry published Snuff in October 2011 Regarded as one of the most significant contemporary English language satirists, Pratchett has won numerous literary awards, was named an Officer of the British Empire for services to literature in 1998, and has received honorary doctorates from the University of Warwick in 1999, the University of Portsmouth in 2001, the University of Bath in 2003, the University of Bristol in 2004, Buckinghamshire New University in 2008, the University of Dublin in 2008, Bradford University in 2009, the University of Winchester in 2009, and The Open University in 2013 for his contribution to Public Service.In Dec of 2007, Pratchett disclosed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer s disease On 18 Feb, 2009, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.He was awarded the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award in 2010.Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March 2015


Night Watch (Discworld, #29; City Watch, #6) Don T Put Your Trust In Revolutions They Always Come Round Again That S Why They Re Called Revolutions People Die, And Nothing Changes For A Policeman, There Can Be Few Things Worse Than A Serial Killer At Loose In Your City Except, Perhaps, A Serial Killer Who Targets Coppers, And A City On The Brink Of Bloody Revolution The People Have Found Their Voice At Last, The Flags And Barricades Are RisingAnd The Question For A Policeman, An Officer Of The Law, A Defender Of The Peace, Is Are You With Them, Or Are You Against Them

10 thoughts on “Night Watch (Discworld, #29; City Watch, #6)

  1. says:

    My favourite Pratchett novel, but I m not really sure why.I think that Sam Vimes being in it definitely helps I think my favourite series in the Discworld novels are the City Watch series along with the witches of Lancre and Death His character arc really comes to a head in this one, even though he still has another level to go to in Thud I also think that time travel being in it also definitely helps Though not the quantum, metaphysical, zany fun of Thief of Time though Lu Tze makes an My favourite Pratchett novel, but I m not really sure why.I think that Sam Vimes being in it definitely helps I think my favourite series in the Discworld novels are the City Watch series along with the witches of Lancre and Death His character arc really comes to a head in this one, even though he still has another level to go to in Thud I also think that time travel being in it also definitely helps Though not the quantum, metaphysical, zany fun of Thief of Time though Lu Tze makes an appearance , this trip through the Trousers of Time is meaningful, poignant, even tragic.Oh I think this was the first Discworld novel to make me cry I don t cry a lot when I read rarely do I even get weepy Discworld always, always makes me laugh a lot it makes me want to write, wonder, think, grin, ponder, mull, and al...

  2. says:

    from my blog at Thud In one timeline, that s the name of another Pratchett Discworld novel the 34th, apparently.Thud In another, that s the sound of me marching to my own drum.In yet another, that s the sound the vegetables thrown by my book loving friends make when they hit my hard head.Because, honestly, this was in between the okay and liked it kind of read for me Given my GR friend average rating of 4.52, I m missing something Most likely from my blog at Thud In one timeline, that s the name of another Pratchett Discworld novel the 34th, apparently.Thud In another, that s the sound of me marching to my own drum.In yet another, that s the sound the vegetables thrown by my book loving friends make when they hit my hard head.Because, honestly, this was in between the okay and liked it kind of read for me Given my GR friend average rating of 4.52, I m missing something Most likely, it is books one through five in the Night Watch sub series of Discworld I did read at least two Vines books, Men at Arms, and possibly Feet of Clay. Or maybe it was that other timeline, because it was a really, really long time ago, and Vines was almost all I remembered remember, I told you I often have only foggy details stored Night Watch A Discworld novel in which guardsman Sam Vines learns that Time Travel is Confusing Currently a Baron, with time occupiedby meetings than by feeling the cit...

  3. says:

    While Terry Pratchett is known for the humor in his Discworld series, I enjoy them primarily because while on the surface, his books do indeed classify as humor, he also writes these almost painful realities, very human thoughts and incredibly immersive emotions in situations that you generally don t find in most humorous fantasy sci fi which tendstowards parody and caricatures Though, I wouldn t exactly say that the Discworld series isn t a parody because his books are parodies, or s While Terry Pratchett is known for the humor in his Discworld series, I enjoy them primarily becau...

  4. says:

    People are content to wait a long time for salvation, but prefer dinner to turn up inside an hour His Grace, His Excellency, The Duke of Ankh Commander Sir Samuel Vimes has been my acknowledged, unconquerable Discworld literary C R U S H ever since.I would choose him over Mr Darcy that s saying somethin Shame none of the Watch books were put to film, I could have imagined the divine Alan Rickman R.I.P playing him to perfection.But the time has come to reveal my so far secret People are content to wait a long time for salvation, but prefer dinner to turn up inside an hour His Grace, His Excellency, The Du...

  5. says:

    Terry Pratchett may have been the coolest writer on earth.Certainty one of the coolest.In 1969, Steve Winwood and his band mates in Blind Faith some little known musicians named Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Ric Grech sang these beautiful lyrics in the haunting song Can t Find My Way Home Come down off your throne and leave your body aloneSomebody must changeYou are the reason I ve been waiting all these yearsSomebody holds the keyWell, I m near the end and I just ain t got the timeAnd I m w Terry Pratchett may have been the coolest writer on earth.Certainty one of the coolest.In 1969, Steve Winwood and his band mates in Blind Faith some little known musicians named Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Ric Grech sang these beautiful lyrics in the haunting song Can t Find My Way Home Come down off your throne and leave your body aloneSomebody must changeYou are the reason I ve been waiting all these yearsSomebody holds the keyWell, I m near the end and I just ain t got the timeAnd I m wasted and I can t find my way home In 2002 Pratchett first published his 29th Discworld book, the hauntingly beautiful Night Watch, in which we gentle readers learned that heroic as Sam Vimes was befor...

  6. says:

    I really enjoyed listening to this audio book I thought the narrator was excellent with the different character s voices It was all very entertaining I adored the humour and the wit present throughout the book It was the first book from Terry Pratchett I ...

  7. says:

    Following a magical accident, Watch Commander Samuel Vimes finds himself in the Ankh Morpork of his youth The good news is that the criminal he was chasing has also joined him in the past, so nocop murders in the present time The bad news is, that Carcer Dun hasthan enough charisma to join and thrive in the Day Watch of the time a cruel organization way above the law.To keep up with the man, Sam Vimes will infiltrate the Night Watch, adopting the identity of his childhood hero, Jo Following a magical accident, Watch Commander Samuel Vimes finds himself in the Ankh Morpork of his youth The good news is that the criminal he was chasing has also joined him in the past, so nocop murders in the present time The bad news is, that Carcer Dun hasthan enough charisma to join and thrive in the Day Watch of the time a cruel organization way above the law.To keep up with the man, Sam Vimes will infiltrate the Night Watch, adopting the identity of his childhood hero, John Keel Luckily, it s not like our favorite City Watch commander is wit...

  8. says:

    I may have said this when I finished the last Discworld book but this was by far the best Discworld book yet Perhaps the best Pratchett book I ve read I loved it It was not laugh out loud funny the way many of Pratchett s books are but it was so good It was darker, delving into the history of Ankh Morpork Discworld s largest city and allowing us glimpses into the past of several repeat characters, primarily Sam Vimes, Commander of the Night Watch, but also Lord Vetinari, Patrician of Ankh I may have said this when I finished the last Discworld book but this was by far the best Discworld book yet Perhaps the ...

  9. says:

    If I could give this book ten stars, I would In fact, it makes me rethink all of the other books that I ve given five stars, perhaps they don t deserve itHere s the problem This book isn t going to have the right impact unless you ve read, at the very least, three of the previous Ankh Morpork Night Watch books Please, if you have heard about Pratchett and are looking for some place to start, go...

  10. says:

    Somehow Terry Pratchett seems to go down particularly well when I m not feeling at my best I ve read several that I ve enjoyed but not been particularly grabbed by In comparison, the times that I ve read one of his books while sick or exhaus...

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