Night watch

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Doubleday, 2002 - Fiction - 364 pages
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The 27th novel in the phenomenally successfulDiscworldseries. Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch had it all. Then the lightning struck and now he's back in his own rough, tough past without even the clothes he was standing up in. Living in the past is hard. Dying in the past, however, is incredibly easy. But he must survive, because he has a job to do: he must track down a murderer, and teach his younger self how to be a good cop. He must also change the outcome of a bloody rebellion. There's a problem: if he wins, he's got no wife, no child, no future. This is aDiscworld"Tale of One City", with a full chorus of street urchins, ladies of negotiable affection, rebels, secret policemen and other children of the revolution. Truth! Justice! Freedom! And a hard-boiled egg!

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This was a funny and poignant book about visiting the past. I liked how Sam taught his younger self about bravery and doing the right thing. I also liked meeting characters when they were younger such as Dibbler and Vetinari.

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No idea why, but this book just didn't entertain me in any way =/ Read full review

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Sir Terry Pratchett is one of the world's most popular authors. his novels about the fantastical flat planet Discworld have sold more than 65 million copies, and in 2009 he was knighted for ?services to literature.?

Sir Terry's highly praised novels for children have won such honors as the "Boston Globe?Horn Book" Award, the "Los Angeles Times" Book prize for Young Adult Literature, a Printz Honor, and Britain's prestigious Carnegie Medal.

He lives in England with his wife and many cats.

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