Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett

Carpe Jugulum

Discworld #23

Terry Pratchett

fiction fantasy adventurous funny fast-paced

296 pages | first published 1998

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In a fit of enlightenment democracy and ebullient goodwill, King Verence invites Uberwald's undead, the Magpyrs, into Lancre to celebrate the birth of his daughter. But once ensconced within the castle, these wine-drinking, garlic-eating, sun-lovi...
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Moods

funny 97%
adventurous 85%
lighthearted 45%
dark 17%
reflective 17%
emotional 14%
mysterious 14%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 9%
relaxing 5%
tense 3%
challenging 2%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 34%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Character: 24% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 11% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 47% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.18

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