Jingo : Discworld

  • by Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by Nigel Planer
  • Series: Discworld
  • 10 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A weathercock has risen from the sea of Discworld, and suddenly you can tell which way the wind is blowing.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 that are out to get him...and that's just the people on his side.The world's cleverest inventor and its most devious politician are on their way to the battlefield with a little package that's guaranteed to stop a battle...Discworld goes to war...This is the 21st volume in the Discworld series.

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What the Critics Say

"Nigel Planer is a stunning narrator in these stories, delivering a wide range of voices and styles while remaining wonderfully energetic and consistent." (Library Journal)
"Anyone who doesn't mind laughing themselves silly at the idiocy of people in general and governments in particular will enjoy Jingo." (Amazon.com)

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A true Pratchett classic

Would you listen to Jingo again? Why?

One of the funniest Pratchett stories. Had me rolling with laughter at times.


Have you listened to any of Nigel Planer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I prefer Stephen Bigget's narrative but Nigel definitely performed with flying colour in Jingo.


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- Aye-Htun

Laughed out loud too many times to count

Exceptionally incisive, hilarious and a study of human nature at its best.
Loved it !
A must read for anyone that likes satire. A lot of the usual characters make an appearance.
The way he explains the concepts of war, of how 'different means dangerous' is just amazing. Of course you will be laughing all the way at the brilliant wit, fast paced plot so that you won't see the twists coming.
A suffering Vimes, a smug Vetinari, the always innocent Nobby and so much more !!
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- Ashwin Kelkar

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-06-2007
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks