Men at Arms

Men at Arms

A Novel of Discworld

Book - 1996
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Affirmative action in fantasy land, starring Captain Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork city police. He investigates a series of murders, while having to put up with a new hiring policy. Police can no longer discriminate against trolls, dwarfs, or female werewolves.
Publisher: New York : HarperPrism, 1996
ISBN: 9780061092183
0061092185
Branch Call Number: SF Pra
Characteristics: 341 p

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JCLRachelC Jun 22, 2017

One of my all-time favorite Discworld novels. The power of truth, the importance of law, and why power should never go unchecked. Also side-splittingly hilarious.

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ilovesfpl8392
Jul 15, 2015

Great book, recommend this to anybody who likes funny fantasy.

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augsburgerin
Jul 13, 2015

Terry Pratchett at his best: Something has gone missing from the Assassins Guild, affirmative action has added trolls, dwarfs and werewolves to the city guard, Corporal Vimes is getting married and a descendant of the last king of Ankh-Morpork may be walking the streets of the city.

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Eosos
Jul 03, 2014

Much as I love Discworld, I don't often give its books 5 stars. I save that extra star for the really awesome ones and I rather think this is one of them.
The characters on the Watch are a particular kind of special, their inane antics are fun, their thought processes bizarre and the trouble they get in is all kinds of amusing.

neko Aug 24, 2009

The mystery of murder will never be read the same way again. A delight to read.

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