Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett
A Novel of Discworld

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Scarcely a year on from the events of Guards! Guards!, the Ankh-Morpork City Night Watch find their services are once more needed to tackle a threat to their city. A threat at least as deadly as a 60-foot dragon, but mechanical and heartless to boot. It kills without compunction. It is the first gun on the Discworld.



The original Watch - Captain Vimes, Sergeant Colon, Corporal Carrot and Corporal Nobbs - are joined by some new recruits, selected to reflect the city's ethnic make-up - Lance-Constable Cuddy (a dwarf), Detritus (a troll) and Angua (a w..., well, best to find out for yourself).

 

About Terry Pratchett

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Terry Pratchett is one of the world's most popular authors. He is the winner of numerous literary prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, and he was awarded a knighthood in recognition of his services to literature. Pratchett lives in England.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 387 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Pub Date: March 1st, 1996 Page count: 384pp ...

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This tale set in Discworld stars a plucky young witch-in-training who, according to PW 's starred review, "will win over not only readers but the title characters, (somewhat) lovable imps who exude a certain charm despite their innate and unrepentant kleptomania."

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As much as people say don’t judge a book by its cover, a book cover can influence how you read it.

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Heart to Heart: The Barnes and Noble Romance Blog

Now we find a Watch that is expanding, with three new recruits joining the ranks as part of the city's new affirmative action policies: Angua von Überwald, Cuddy the dwarf, and Detritus the Troll.

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