Jingo (novel)

Jingo (novel)

infobox Discworld|id=21st novel – 5th City Watch story
characters=Ankh-Morpork City Watch
locations=Ankh-Morpork Klatch
motifs=War, diplomacy, jingoism, racism and xenophobia
publisher=Victor Gollancz
ISBNH=ISBN 0-575-06540-0
ISBNP=ISBN 0-552-14598-X
notes=Advertisements stated "The Discworld has come of age"

"Jingo" is the twenty-first novel by Terry Pratchett, one of his "Discworld" series. It was published in 1997. The title can be related to the word jingoism, meaning an attitude of belligerent nationalism.


The book deals with a war between Ankh-Morpork and Klatch over the island of Leshp, which unexpectedly rises from the sea after centuries of submersion. When Samuel Vimes uncovers signs of a conspiracy, he and the members of the City Watch, with the assistance of the mysterious 71-Hour Ahmed, try to bring a stop to the oncoming conflict. Meanwhile, Fred Colon and Nobby Nobbs find themselves drafted by The Patrician into using an experimental Going-Under-the-Water-Safely Device to travel to Klatch and do some reconnaissance.

A similar real life incident happened in 1831 off the coast of Sicily when an underwater volcano produced the island of Ferdinandea. As in the book several nations contested for the new land and while they were arguing it eroded back into the sea by 1832.

The trio of Gulli, Gulli, and Betti is an allusion to Wilson, Keppel and Betty. [cite web|url=http://peopleplayuk.org.uk./collections/object.php?object_id=1472|title=Wilson, Keppel, and Betty|publisher=PeoplePlay UK|work=Collections]


*Шовинист (Bulgarian) ("Chauvinist")
*"Hrrr na ně!" (Czech)(an old Hussite battle cry)
*"Houzee!" (Dutch) ("Hoezee" is an oldfashioned battle cry, whereas "Hou ze!" means something like "Hold them!")
*"Patrioot" (Estonian)
*"Pojat urhokkaat" (Finnish) ("Men of Bravery" taken from often used military march ""Porilaisten marssi"")
*"Va-t-en-guerre" (French) ("Warmonger")
*"Fliegende Fetzen" (German) ("Flying Sparks")
*"Bogowie, honor, Ankh-Morpork" (Polish) ("Gods, Honour, Ankh-Morpork" from ""God, Honour, Fatherland"")
*Патриот (Russian) ("Patriot")
*"¡Voto a Bríos!" (Spanish)


External links

* [http://www.lspace.org/books/apf/jingo.html Annotations for "Jingo"]
* [http://www.lspace.org/books/pqf/jingo.html Quotes from "Jingo"]

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