Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett

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Welcome to Guards! Guards!, the eighth book in Terry Pratchett’s legendary Discworld series.

Long believed extinct, a superb specimen of draco nobilis ("noble dragon" for those who don't understand italics) has appeared in Discworld's greatest city. Not only does this unwelcome visitor have a nasty habit of charbroiling everything in its path, in rather short order it is crowned King (it is a noble dragon, after all...). How did it get there? How is the Unique and Supreme Lodge of the Elucidated Brethren of the Ebon Night involved? Can the Ankh-Morpork City Watch restore order – and the Patrician of Ankh-Morpork to power?

Magic, mayhem, and a marauding dragon...who could ask for anything more?


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Terry Pratchett is one of the world's most popular authors. His acclaimed novels have sold more than 75 million copies worldwide. In January 2009, Queen Elizabeth II appointed Pratchett a Knight Bachelor in recognition of his "services to literature." Sir Terry lives in England..
Published March 17, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 420 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Fantasy Literature

As much as I appreciate the Granny and Rincewind, I suspect that the complexity of the City Watch characters is what sets the Guards books apart.

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Fantasy Literature

The city of Ankh-Morpork is the setting for this DISCWORLD novel, the eigth in the overall series to be published, and the first of what are sometimes called the Ankh-Morpork City Watch books.

Sep 20 2012 | Read Full Review of Guards! Guards!

SF Signal

Oh yes, and for some reason this alternate city always exists in parallel to London, though Caitlin Kittredge suggests that the Black spans the entire globe and features an alternate Bangkok in Demon Bound, while China Miéville’s The City and the City features two entirely fictional cities existi...

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