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Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29)
Night Watch - Discworld, Bk 29
Author: Terry Pratchett
This morning, Commander Vimes of the City Watch had it all. He was a Duke. He was rich.He was respected. He had a silver cigar case. He was about to become a father. — This morning he thought longingly about the good old days. — Tonight, he's in them. — Flung back in time by a mysterious accident, Sam Vimes has to start all over again. He must ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060013110
ISBN-10: 0060013117
Publication Date: 11/1/2002
Pages: 352
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

4.4 stars, based on 49 ratings
Publisher: HarperCollins
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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sschenk avatar reviewed Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29) on + 9 more book reviews
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I loved this book. As always, Pratchett has created a novel that is very entertaining and witty. Commander Sam Vimes is sent back in time with a psycho killer on the day that his wife goes into labor. Vimes must teach his younger self the ways of a night watchman while attempting to capture the murderer and be sent back to the future.
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reviewed Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29) on
Terrific fun, wildly inventive, and a good choice if you've never read a Discworld novel before.
reviewed Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29) on + 407 more book reviews
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.
reviewed Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29) on + 29 more book reviews
This Discworld trip helps us to get to know Sam Vimes. A complex man who changed the face of Discworld just by cleaning up the night watch. :-)
reviewed Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29) on + 4 more book reviews
As always, very witty and funny
HBNole avatar reviewed Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29) on + 53 more book reviews
I love Terry Pratchett. I've been reading him in chronological order and his writing gets better with every book. Night Watch is well written and features one of his more interesting characters, Sam Vimes. However, we see very little of the other lovable Watch characters in this book, since it's set in the past when Vimes was young. I didn't feel the villain was strong enough for Vimes, a formidable hero, which always makes a book's plot suffer. It also gets politically confusing at times and a subplot with Vetinari goes completely unsolved. This book is also not nearly as funny as Pratchett's other books.
Cheese avatar reviewed Night Watch (Discworld, Bk 29) on + 324 more book reviews
This Discworld novel features Sam Vines and the night watch. Good Story.