Carpe Jugulum

Carpe Jugulum

A Discworld Novel

Book - 1999
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Mightily Oats has not picked a good time to be priest. He thought he'd come to Lancre for a simple ceremony. Now he's caught up in a war between vampires and witches.

There's Young Agnes, who is really in two minds about everything. Magrat, who is trying to combine witchcraft and nappies, Nanny Ogg ... and Granny Weatherwax, who is big trouble.

And the vampires are intelligent. 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 is Terry Pratchett's twenty-third Discworld novel - but the first to star vampires.

Publisher: London : Corgi, 1999
ISBN: 9780552146159
Branch Call Number: PRATC
Characteristics: 424 p


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Dec 01, 2012

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Jan 14, 2018

Vampires from Uberwald try to take over Lancre but the witches aren’t having it. Their servant Igor is rebelling because the Family isn’t ‘tradithional’ like the old Master. Even the Wee Blue Men get in on the mayhem, helping the King find his courage.

joshcarr Oct 15, 2009

Witches defend the kingdom of Lancre from evil vampires.


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Jan 14, 2018

I like Terry Pratchett’s writing. His play on words and puns is hilarious.
“Let’s at least get down to Bad Ass”
‘Bad Ass’?
‘There was a donkey, and it stopped in the middle of the river, and it wouldn’t go backwards or forwards.’ ‘Yes I know that ‘Disobedient Donkey’ might have been more acceptable, but....’


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