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Carpe Jugulum (Discworld Novel 23)

Written by Terry Pratchett

Part of the Discworld Novels Series

Carpe Jugulum (Discworld Novel 23) Synopsis

Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be priest. He thought he'd come to the mountain kingdom of Lancre for a simple little religious ceremony. Now he's caught up in a war between vampires and witches, and he's not sure there is a right side. There's the witches - young Agnes who is really in two minds about everything, Magrat, who is trying to combine witchcraft and nappies, Nanny Ogg who is far too knowing ... and Granny Weatherwax, who is big trouble. And the vampires are intelligent - not easily got rid of with a garlic enema or going to the window, grasping the curtains and saying 'I don't know about you, but isn't it a bit stuffy in here?' They've got style and fancy waistcoats. They're out of the casket and want a bite of the future. Mightily Oats knows he has a prayer, but he wishes he had an axe.

Carpe Jugulum (Discworld Novel 23) Press Reviews

'He will remain an enduring, endearing presence in comic literature' * Guardian * 'Both his inventiveness and his moral shrewdness seem inexhaustible' * Daily Express *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552154215
Publication date: 15th July 2008
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Corgi Audio an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: CD-Audio

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

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