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Terry Pratchett - Guards! Guards!
This is where the dragons went. They lie...not dead, not asleep, but...dormant. And although the space they occupy isn't like normal space, nevertheless they are packed in tightly. They could put you in mind of a can of sardines, if you thought sardines were huge and scaly. And presumably, somewhere, there's a key...


Facts about 'Guards! Guards!'
No. in series 8


(In bookstores)

Pages 317
Main Characters Nobby, Colon, Carrot, Lupine Wonse, Lord Vetinari, Lady Ramkin, Captain Vimes. 
Additional Notes The first appearance of the City Watch.


Visitors Comments

Name: Sockii  Rating: 5/5

This was the first in the Watch series, and for me, also the most funniest. The employment of things _not_ described (eg. Carrot's first try with the Protective) and the use of figgins, were gigglicious. The fight between the two dragons were as good.

I think this could be the book where the Watch of Ankh-Morpork ceases to be in the Fantasy genre, and more in a Crime genre - apart from the fact that the setting is in Discworld.

So for that alone, ie. Carrot/Vimes/the Watch cast no longer being kept in a Fantasy story, this book is worth reading.

Name: Ed Martin  Rating: 5/5
Very funny. One of the best. It has a good plot and is very well written. Colon's threat, "You're Geography!" is very well used.



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