Carpe Jugulum has ratings and reviews. Lyn said: Go for the throat! That may not be the exact translation for Carpe Jugulum, the title to T. 83 quotes from Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23; Witches #6): ‘And sin, young man , is when you treat people like things.’. Carpe Jugulum is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the twenty third in the Discworld series. It was first published in In Carpe Jugulum, Terry.

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Just when it seems all is lost, Granny Weatherwax comes through the front door, soaked to the bone and swaying with exhaustion. Even if I don’t always agree with the way Pratchett sees the world, he always delineates his views with such clarity and such precision, that I really love it. See the annotation for p. The phoenix as described by the Greek historian Herodotus was an eagle-like bird, with red and gold plumage, that was sacred to the sun-god in ancient Egypt.

Oh, let it be you. It seems a close call for a while there, but in the end, Headology and the power of a cup of tea will triumph. The rhyme Agnes repeats over the next few pages is similar to the one APF co-editor Mike learned as a child:. I blame Anne Rice.


It’s become a commonplace observation, about Draculathat a man driving a stake into a female vampire is about as strong a sexual image as it was possible to publish in Victorian times Vampires and a girl named Agnes Nitt, who struggles sometimes to suppress her alternate jugulhm, Perdita.

I wish I could have spotted that first time around.

Carpe Jugulum Quotes by Terry Pratchett

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This page was last edited on 25 Septemberat We don’t talk about it. Works by Terry Pratchett. There’s also Astfgl, the ‘villain’ of Eric.

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And sin, young man, is when you treat people as things. One of the Witches of Lancre sub set of the series, with all my favorite characters crpe those books, Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, her cat Greebo, Magrat, Agnes-Perdita all make their appearance. Jan 03, YouKneeK rated it really liked it Shelves: Sure bad guys arrive and threaten Lancre, and the Witches step up to do battle in their round-about humorous practhett.

There is a quotation, attributed to G. There’s something about the stories involving the Witches from the town of Lancre that seems to bring out the best in Terry’s storytelling. I was underwhelmed by The Truth, unimpressed and annoyed by Thief of Time despite being a Susan fanbored by The Last Hero, frustrated by Monstrous Regiment which starts pratcett but ends up terribleand so-so about Going Postal.


This is one my favorite books hands down. Lancastrians never threw away anything that worked. So much fun that I mostly blew off watching the ALCS and stayed up waaaay past my bedtime during the work week to finish. This book also contains a bit of a follow up to one of the earlier books, Small Godsand that was fun to see.

In this world of darkness so we must shine, You in your small corner and I in mine. The three vampires then pratxhett into a flock of magpies and disappear into the darkness of the roof of the castle, while the witches return to Lancre. Sir Terry Pratchett passed away on 12th March Like Liked by 1 person. Pratchett writes a real fat girl.

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Soul Music, however, is surprisingly good, albeit not great. It’s true what people say, that you enjoy his books very much when you’ve read some of the others – and as far as I’m concerned that’s because his characters are so loveable.

I should not write reviews the day I finish a book, because I just end up cooing over the characters.