Download e-book for kindle: Carpe Jugulum (Discworld, Book 23) by Terry Pratchett

By Terry Pratchett

ISBN-10: 0061020397

ISBN-13: 9780061020391

it really is infrequent and luxurious occasion while an writer is increased from the underground into the foreign literary institution. when it comes to England's best-known and best-loved glossy satirist, that occasion has been lengthy past due.

Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent Discworld novels satirize and rejoice each element of lifestyles, sleek and historical, sacred and profane. constant number-one bestsellers in England, they've got garnered him a safe place within the pantheon of humor besides Mark Twain, Douglas Adams, Matt Groening, and Jonathan fast.

having said that exclusive an writer as A. S. Byatt has sung his praises, calling Pratchett's elaborate and pleasant fictional Discworld "more advanced and pleasurable than Oz."

His most up-to-date satiric triumph, Carpe Jugulum, comprises an specific royal snafu that ends up in comedian mayhem. In a healthy of enlightenment democracy and ebullient goodwill, King Verence invitations Uberwald's undead, the Magpyrs, into Lancre to have a good time the delivery of his daughter. yet as soon as ensconced in the fortress, those wine-drinking, garlic-eating, sun-loving sleek vampires don't have any purpose of leaving. Ever.

in basic terms an uneasy alliance among a anxious younger priest and the argumentative neighborhood witches can keep the rustic from being taken over by way of individuals with a cultivated bloodlust and undesirable flavor in silk waistcoats. For them, there's just one strategy to struggle.

opt for the throat, or because the vampyres themselves say...Carpe Jugulum

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If you like, yes,” said Ford. “That’s what they told us in the army,” said the man, and his eyes began the long trek back toward his whisky. ” asked the barman. “No,” said Ford, and gave him a friendly smile. ” With a wave, he left. The pub was silent for a moment longer and then, embarrassingly enough, the man with the raucous laugh did it again. The girl he had dragged along to the pub with him had grown to loathe him dearly over the last hour, and it would probably have been a great satisfaction to her to know that in a minute and a half or so he would suddenly evaporate into a whiff of hydrogen, ozone and carbon monoxide.

Who,” because while it was all very pleasant to have your own radio series, especially one that somebody had written in to say they had heard, it didn’t exactly buy you lunch. So that was more or less the situation when the book The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was published in England in September 1979 and appeared on the Sunday Times mass market best-seller list at number one and just stayed there. Clearly, somebody had been listening. This is where things start getting complicated, and this is what I was asked, in writing this Introduction, to explain.

Besides the Sub-Etha Sens-O-Matic and the scripts he had an Electronic Thumb—a short squat black rod, smooth and matt with a couple of flat switches and dials at one end; he also had a device that looked rather like a largish electronic calculator. This had about a hundred tiny flat press buttons and a screen about four inches square on which any one of a million “pages” could be summoned at a moment’s notice. It looked insanely complicated, and this was one of the reasons why the snug plastic cover it fitted into had the words DON’T PANIC printed on it in large friendly letters.

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