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?

 

About Terry Pratchett

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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.

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