Thud!

Thud!

Book - 2005
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Koom Valley? That was where the trolls ambushed the dwarfs, or the trolls ambushed the dwarfs. It was far away. It was a long time ago. But if he doesn't solve the murder of just one dwarf, Commander Sam Vimes of Ankh-Morpork City Watch is going to see it fought again, right outside his office. With his beloved Watch crumbling around him and war-drums sounding, he must unravel every clue, outwit every assassin and brave any darkness to find the solution. And darkness is following him. Oh...and at six o'clock every day, without fall, with no excuses, he must go home to read 'Where's My Cow?', with all the right farmyard noises, to his little boy. There are some things you have to do.
Publisher: London, England ; Toronto : Doubleday, c2005
ISBN: 9780385608671
0385608675
Characteristics: 362 pages ;,24 cm.

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GuyN
Oct 09, 2018

This is not one of Pratchett's best efforts. If you are new to Discworld, don't start here. If you are already hooked you will read this one anyway and it does have funny bits, often with Angua and Vimes. Certainly the girls' night out with a dwarf, a werewolf, a vampire, and a stripper is worth the read.

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queenrachelg
May 12, 2015

This is the first Terry Pratchett book I've read. The storyline is good. I was lost a little at the end with the plot twist, but still would recommend the read. Pratchett's writing style is absolutely hilarious, but I did still find there were many spelling errors in the book as well (I'm not even referring to the troll talk, etc). For example, Sam Vimes wife "Sybil" was misspelled "Sibyl" once... Found 5-10 other similar mistakes. I find that to be a rather unprofessional way to publish a book.

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elimcgowan
Nov 03, 2014

A great read even if you aren't familiar with Discworld. The ending is a bit slow and leaves a bit to be desired.

ivysmudge Nov 22, 2010

I always enjoy the adventures of Sam Vimes, the city watch has great characters. A visit to Ankh-Morpork is always worth the trip

neko Aug 22, 2009

Sam Vimes is stuck in it again and a game just might have the answers.

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