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Monstrous Regiment

by Terry Pratchett

  • 111 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday UK .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7441386M
ISBN 100385603401
ISBN 109780385603409

  PUBLISHERS WEEKLY SEP 8, War is hell anywhere but in Pratchett's latest hilarious fantasy, the 28th wickedly satirical Discworld installment (after 's Night Watch), which makes some astute comments on power, religious intolerance and sexual stereotyping/5(73).   Buy a cheap copy of A Monstrous Regiment of Women book by Laurie R. King. In The Beekeeper's Apprentice, Laurie R. King came up with a completely original story that had Sherlock Holmes as one of its principal characters but was in no way Free shipping over $/5(7).

  A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Discussion Questions Monstrous Regiment. by Terry Pratchett. 1. The 28th Discworld book, and one of the few Discworld books not to center around one of the major character sets (The Watch, Death, Rincewind, or the Witches), though William de Worde from The Truth, Sam Vimes, and a couple other members of the Watch appear in minor supporting would also be the last volume to star standalone characters and the last not to focus on either Ankh-Morpork.

Monstrous regiment I think this is my favourite Discworld book so far. I just loved it. I have loved every single Discworld book I have read or listened too. This is a stand alone book although several old characters turn up. Polly cuts her hair and dresses like a boy and joins the army to find her brother.   Monstrous Regiment A Novel of Discworld (Book): Pratchett, Terry: War has come to Discworld again. And, to no one's great surprise, the conflict centers around the small, arrogantly fundamentalist duchy of Borogravia, which has long prided itself on its unrelenting aggressiveness. A year ago, Polly Perks's brother marched off to battle, and Polly's willing to resort to drastic measures .


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Yep, shes chopping off her hair and dressing up like a boy so she can go and enlist in the military. She lives in a small country thats always at war with its neighbors/5. Monstrous Regiment is one of my favorite Discworld novels, and I got a second copy for a friend.

Polly wants to find/save her brother after he has gone off to fight in the Borogravian army, which is facing a large opposition from several nations, including Ankh-Morpork, But due to Monstrous Regiment book backward religion/laws of her country, women cannot fight and so she must disguise herself as a boy to get into the army/5().

Monstrous Regiment. The 31st novel in the Discworld series. Polly Perks has to become a boy in a hurry if she wants to find her missing brother. The Monstrous Regiment in question is made up of a vampire (reformed and off the blood, thank you), a troll, Igor (who is only too happy to sew you a new leg if you aren't too particular about previous ownership), a collection of misfits and a young woman discovers that a pair of socks shoved down her pants is a good way to open up doors in a man's army/5.

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The main feature of his religion is the Abominations; a long, often-updated list of banned things. Monstrous Regiment Publishing is an indie press based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, humor story are Sam Vimes, William de Worde/5. The thirty-first book in an extended series, Discworld, English author Terry Pratchett’s fantasy novel Monstrous Regiment () concerns the politically unstable country Borogravia which teeters on the edge of collapse due to its people’s obsession with a capricious god called Nuggan.

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Monstrous Regiment NPR coverage of Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Ma • Terry Pratchett wrote so many books. Monstrous Regiment, a book about gender, war, identity, strategy and tactics, can be enjoyed without reading any of the other marvellous books in the Discworld series.The Latinate phrase ‘monstruous regiment’ means ‘unnatural rule’, and in this highly misogynistic work, Knox argues that the idea of women ruling goes against the laws of God and nature.

He argues that female rule challenges the God-given authority of men over women, and that women are incompetent to rule, being weak, foolish and cruel.Monstrous Regiment is Terry Pratchett's 29th novel set in Discworld, a world just enough like ours to be uncomfortable.

Fans of the series know that Pratchett dollops out healthy doses of satire Author: Popmatters Staff.