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Sir Terry Pratchett - I Libri
JINGO (1997)


Prima edizione: Victor Gollancz, 1997
Personaggi: La City Watch di Ankh-Morpork
Ambientazioni: Ankh-Morpork, Klatch

"Jingo", non edito in Italia, è il ventunesimo romanzo della saga di Discworld ed il quarto dedicato alla City Watch di Ankh-Morpork.

"[...] Testing the Locksley Reflex 7: A Whole Lotta Bow [...]". Robin di Locksley era l'arciere più famoso al mondo: Robin Hood.
"'[...] this note will self-destruct in five seconds [...]'". Citazione del telefilm americano "Mission: Impossible".


Taxation, gentlemen, is very much like dairy farming. The task is to extract the maximum amount of milk with the minimum of moo. And I am afraid to say that these days all I get is moo.


It was so much easier to blame it on Them. It was bleakly depressing to think that They were Us. If it was Them, then nothing was anyone's fault. If it was us, what did that make Me? After all, I'm one of Us. I must be. I've certainly never thought of myself as one of Them. No one ever thinks of themselves as one of Them. We're always one of Us. It's Them that do the bad things.


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