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The Fifth Elephant Audiobook

The Fifth Elephant: Discworld #24

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Publisher's Summary

Sam Vines is a man on the run. Yesterday he was a duke, a chief of police, and ambassador to the mysterious, fat-rich country of Uberwald. Now he has nothing but his native wit and the gloomy trousers of Uncle Vanya. And if he can't make it through the forest to civilization, there's going to be a terrible war. But there are monsters on his trail. They're werewolves - and they're catching up. Sam Vines is out of time and already out of breath...

©1999 Terry and Lyn Pratchett; (P)2000 Isis Publishing, Ltd.

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"Unadulterated fun. Pratchett parodies everything in sight." (San Francisco Chronicle)

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    Kim North Brookfield, MA, United States 11-01-16
    Kim North Brookfield, MA, United States 11-01-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I love TP. I just STILL prefer Nigel."

    While TP never goes wrong in story line and characterization, he really should have stuck with Nigel Planer. I find Briggs to be flat and lacking the depth of tone Nigel always brought to the audio.

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    Edmund C. Ramm 09-23-16
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    "number 24 and perhaps the best yet"

    I have listened to most all of the Discworld series and loved all of them. I thought that perhaps by number 2424 Sir Terry would have run out of steam. Wrong! This has to rank right at the top of my favorites. The plot is more involved, characters more developed, laughs just as copious. So many times i wanted to stop and write down the wonderful one-liners.

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    S. Hill 09-15-16
    S. Hill 09-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "narrator preference"

    I'm using the character based reading order and am doing the watch series (Sam Vimes). I prefer the narrator that did the first couple of books.

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    deacon 09-15-16
    deacon 09-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "yeeeah"

    goddamn Pratchett, perfect mix of satire and real world commentary get it now please bye bye

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    Lori 09-02-16
    Lori 09-02-16
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    "Love Discworld"

    I miss Nigel as the narrator. The story is great as usual. Stephen is very good, but, does the accents a bit differently. It's a little weird when you are used to Nigel's voice.

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    Joseph Jay Williams 07-04-16
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    "One of my discworld ffavorites, Watch in ubervalt"

    Thoroughly enjoyed the igor scenes, packed in with many other hilarious moments,and a clever mystery. Death isn't a character, but he makes a delightful cameo.

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    Daniel Jansson Sweden 06-26-16
    Daniel Jansson Sweden 06-26-16 Member Since 2015

    Christian ordained pastor. Love fantasy and historical books.

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    "City Watch nr 5/8"

    werewolves,vampires,dwarves

    Vimes, Carrot, Angua and Sybil in Uberwald... meet Anguas family.

    Great sidestory with Nobby and CAPTAIN Colon

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    Rebecca 05-11-16
    Rebecca 05-11-16
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    "classic Pratchett"

    classic Pratchett, great narration. here are twenty more words since they are required. if you like other Pratchett billion you'll like this one

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    Conrad 04-27-16
    Conrad 04-27-16
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    "I'm depressed that Nigel is gone"

    I literally gasped out loud when I turned on this audiobook and it was a different narrator. Nigel was so great. I tried 3 times to listen to the new guy but HATED the way he did Carrot, Vimes and Vetinari. Sooooo disappointed! I haven't been this bummed since the Matrix sequels. Mr Planer had such great voices. He was a joy to listen to. Bring back Nigel and re-record!!!

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    Adam 03-30-16
    Adam 03-30-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Loves me the Watch"

    I love all The Night Watch books! The narrator did a great job, made it enjoyable all the way through with his variety of voices. We'll done

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