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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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    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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    Amazon Customer 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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    kckruesi 10-29-15
    kckruesi 10-29-15 Member Since 2015
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    "love"

    I love the female characters in these stories, they are both kind but strong of heart.

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    Forest 09-10-15
    Forest 09-10-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Classic Watch book :)"

    Good listen :) I love the Watch books. Carrot, Vimes, and Angua are some of my favorite Disc World characters.
    I gave performance 4 stars because I've listened to many Discworld books on Audible and Nigel Planter does an unparalleled job at acting out the characters and scenes. He did not voice this book.

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    sam 08-29-15
    sam 08-29-15 Member Since 2015
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    "one more time"

    This is about the 5th time I have listen to this in about 5 months. it gets better after every round of the watch line of the Discworld series.

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