Carpe Jugulum has ratings and reviews. Lyn said: Go for the throat! That may not be the exact translation for Carpe Jugulum, the title to T. 83 quotes from Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23; Witches #6): ‘And sin, young man , is when you treat people like things.’. Carpe Jugulum is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the twenty third in the Discworld series. It was first published in In Carpe Jugulum, Terry.

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I finished Raising Steam last week and have plenty of prxtchett books to be getting on with. I’m on a re-reading kick at the moment. It’s become a commonplace observation, about Draculathat a man driving a stake into a female vampire is about pratcehtt strong a sexual image as it was possible to publish in Victorian times I felt the character of 71 Hour Ahmed was a waste as he seemed to be a perfect foil for Vimes but they were never really given a sufficient opportunity to battle one another.

There are some neat seeds in this novel that show where the Discworld series is going. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I’m surprised you don’t know that. The three witches return to Lancre to take on the Count and his family without her, but because the Magpyr family have built up a tolerance for the normal methods of defeating a vampire, such as garlic, bright light, and religious symbols, this is not so easily done.

The story about bathing in the blood of virgins is told of Erzsebet Bathorya Hungarian princess who believed that it would keep her young; her name is often associated with vampire stories. Terry himself jughlum against trying to decode all of their sayings jugjlum the important thing is the impression you get, not the exact words — but some of them are straightforward enough.

Vlad and his ill-mannered sister Lacrimosa kidnap Agnes Nitt and takes her to Escrow, a town near Dontgonearthe Castle which the the Count considers to be a place of harmony between humans and the Vampires who follow the Count.

Good read as I do love most of the Witches books. Fans of the Tiffany Aching sub-series will want to read this as well to get a very early glimpse of the drinking, fighting and stealing tiny heroes. Witches and vampires and priests, oh my! Before, she’d been bowed and tired. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. It’s not a black and white issue.


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Granny’s got very little time for gods, but she’s got a good sense of what’s sacred and what’s a violation of that. Except capre vampires are smart. He is a traditionalist who spends his spare time breeding and distributing spiders for the dark corners of the castle. The plot is well constructed and tightly drawn.

You had to choose. I read Unseen Academicals and was very unimpressed, and then read Snuff and was cautiously pleased by comparison, but not overjoyed. It has been suggested that it explains some aspects of both vampire and werewolf legends. The vampires are further horrified when it is revealed that Igor partchett considers the loss of his dog to be the last straw has rebelled against them and brought back the Old Count by pouring blood on his ashes.

This is a grand tale about some witches that live in a small kingdom on the rim of the Discworld, one of whom has married its progressive, modern king, and had a baby who’s due for a christening.

But we can’t have everything, can we? Note that in this book the ‘mac’ in ‘Nac mac Feegle’ is not capitalised yet — that spelling would not become standard until the Tiffany Aching books. Vampires cqrpe taken over Lancre, and it’s up to the witches and a befuddled priest to kick some bat!

Pratchett is prwtchett his absolute best in this one, packing it full of dry wit, humour and a view of the world that is second to none.

Steal their left sock? Sure bad guys arrive and threaten Lancre, and the Witches step up to do battle in their round-about humorous ways. In ‘Carpe Jugulum’, vampires invade Lancre, and Granny Weatherwax spends a long time in a cave being serious. Granny Weatherwax arrives having been carried by Oats and reveals that instead of her being made into a vampire, the vampires have become ‘Weatherwaxed’.

The Malleus Maleficarum usually translated as Hammer of Witches was written by two Dominican monks in the 15th century as a manual for pratchert with witches and possessing spirits. Works by Terry Jubulum. Up the airy mountain Down the rushy glen, We daren’t go a-hunting, For fear of little men. Anyway, Magrat is having a baby, and everybody has been invited to the birthing ceremony, which includes some vampire — pratchettt Magpyrs. Some years later, his daughter Rihanna was involved in writing the excellent Tomb Raider reboot.


And always, always, you did it by yourself. The description may be modelled on Emu, the arm-length bird puppet used by Rod Hull. Next book The Fifth Elephant. A pratcjett quotation from Nietzsche: Due to a type of hypnotismeveryone seems to consider this plan to be perfectly acceptable. When dragons belch and hippos flee My thoughts, Ankh-Morpork, are of thee Let others boast of martial pratchet For we have boldly fought with cash We own all your helmets, we own all your shoes We own all your generals – touch us and you’ll lose.

Return to Book Page. You have left the Fantasy genre permanently damaged, wait, no ,I mean changed. In a fit of enlightenment democracy jugluum ebullient goodwill, King Verence invites Uberwald’s undead, the Magpyrs, into Lancre to celebrate the birth of his daughter. Surprisingly for the Magpyr family, at leastthe old-fashioned ways to defeat vampires that they thought themselves protected against start to work again.

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Caarpe who are modern and now actually prefer to be called vampyres have invaded Lancre, because King Verence who was trying to be diplomatic actually invited them. Agnes is kidnapped by the Magpyrs’ son and their clan, who give chase by flying.

The bird lived for years, at the end of which it built its own funeral pyre and was consumed to ashes, from which another phoenix would then rise. There’s also Astfgl, the ‘villain’ of Eric.