Hemning Sternberg (moonshadow) wrote,
Hemning Sternberg

Jingo by Terry Pratchett

Title: Jingo
Author: Terry Pratchett
Series: Discworld #21
Genre: Comedic fantasy, satire
Reason for Reading: Pratchett's cheering powers
Pages: 323
Copyright Date: 1997
Cover: Murky water. An island with a palm tree on it is a bomb under the surface.
First line: "It was a moonless night, which was good for the purposes of Solid Jackson."
Best part: "There was a second bowman!"
Worst part: I didn't really enjoy the political satire aspects as much, and that was a large part of the book.
Imaginary Theme Song: "War" by Edwin Starr
Grade: C-
Recommended for: Those who like political satire in their comedic fantasy.
Related Reads: Other Discworld books, mostly.
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