Monstrous Regiment by Pratchett, Terry
Terry Pratchett

Monstrous Regiment -- Terry Pratchett

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War rages on--with one unconventional soldier--in Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld(R) series

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 is willing to resort to drastic measures to find him. So she cuts off her hair, dons masculine garb, and--aided by a well-placed pair of socks--sets out to join the army. Since a nation in such dire need of cannon fodder cannot afford to be too picky, Polly is eagerly welcomed into the fighting fold, along with a vampire, a troll, an Igor, a religious fanatic, and two uncommonly close "friends." It would appear that Polly "Ozzer" Perks isn't the only grunt with a secret. But duty calls, the battlefield beckons, and now is the time for all good, er . . . "men," to come to the aid of their country.

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Harper
Published: 07/29/2014
Pages: 464
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.54lbs
Size: 6.70h x 4.20w x 1.20d
ISBN: 9780062307415

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.9
Point Value: 17
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 77489 / Monstrous Regiment

About the Author

TERRY PRATCHETT is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, "The Colour of Magic," was published in 1983. In all, he is the author of fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. Worldwide sales of his books now stand at 70 million, and they have been translated into thirty-seven languages.