Both cutting and laugh-out-loud, this is Sir Terry Pratchett at his best, shining a light upon the real world through a pageturning adventure across the streets of Ankh-Morpork'This book has so much more than most. Excellent read, absolutely worth your time' Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author of The Name of the Wind'Funny in a clever, scholarly, satire sort of way, with an occasional bad pun or lowbrow shot to keep you on your toes . . . If you, like me, have been living in a hole and ignoring Pratchett, then this is a good one with which to start' Brandon Sanderson, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Stormlight Archive'Be a MAN in the City Watch! The City Watch needs MEN!'But what it's got includes Corporal Carrot (technically a dwarf), Lance-constable Cuddy (really a dwarf), Lance-constable Detritus (a troll), Lance-constable Angua (a woman... most of the time) and Corporal Nobbs (disqualified from the human race for shoving). And they need all the help they can get. Because they've only got 24 hours to clean up the town and this is Ankh-Morpork we're talking about... Readers love Men At Arms:'In the running for the funniest book of all time . . . Fans of fantasy or just fans of laughing need to stop what they are doing and read both this book' Goodreads reviewer, 'While holding a mirror to the unsettling bits of ourselves still manages easily and seemingly effortlessly to shine with hope and kindness and sarcasm-tinged deep understanding of humanity. That's quintessential Terry Pratchett for you' Goodreads reviewer, 'This book was just so well written, and the characters in the Night Watch including the new recruits are so well formed after even only a couple of pages' Goodreads reviewer, 'The humour is dark, the action breathtaking, the characters lively. I laughed and cried almost through the entire book and was once again astonished how on-point the author was about current events and human nature' Goodreads reviewer, 'Delightful and a great attack on the ridiculousness and danger of personal firearms' Goodreads reviewer, 'I definitely urge anyone who enjoys fantasy, adventure, humor, satire and a touch of hard boiled mystery to check this one out asap' Goodreads reviewer, ; 368 pages; Published: 06/03/2014
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