The new Discworld novel from the master features the popular 'sam
Vimes, Commander of the City Watch.
According to the writer
of the best-selling crime novel ever to have been published in the
city of Ankh-Morpork, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a
policeman taking a holiday would barely have had time to open his
suitcase before he finds his first corpse. And Commander 'sam Vimes of
the Ankh-Morpork City Watch is on holiday in the pleasant and innocent
countryside, but not for him a mere body in the wardrobe. There are
many, many bodies and an ancient crime more terrible than murder.
He is out of his jurisdiction, out of his depth, out of
bacon sandwiches, and occasionally snookered and out of his mind, but
never out of guile. Where there is a crime there must be a finding,
there must be a chase and there must be a punishment.
say that in the end all sins are forgiven. But not quite all.
Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He
lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get
a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'.
He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally
successful Discworld series and his trilogy for young readers, The
Bromeliad, is scheduled to be adapted into a spectacular animated
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