Monstrous Regiment: (Discworld Novel 31)

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Transworld Publishers Limited, Oct 19, 2017 - Discworld (Imaginary place) - 480 pages
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A beautiful new hardback edition of the classic Discworld novel.

Polly Perks had to become a boy in a hurry. Cutting off her hair and wearing trousers was easy. Learning to fart and belch in public and walk like an ape took more time . . .

And now she's enlisted in the army, and searching for her lost brother.

But there's a war on. There's always a war on. And Polly and her fellow recruits are suddenly in the thick of it, without any training, and the enemy is hunting them.

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User Review  - mattries37315 - LibraryThing

Polly Perks cuts her hair and leaves home to join her nation’s army to find her brother and bring him home; however her act of defiance against her country’s social norms turns out to have ... Read full review

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User Review  - StephanLoy - LibraryThing

This is my favorite of all Mr. Pratchett's books. It's simple, heartfelt, and funny as all get-out. And to think it doesn't even feature Pratchett's most enduring characters. Read full review

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About the author (2017)

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.

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