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This review is way overdue.
Guards! Guards! is not the first Discworld book I tried to read. I have read a few books in translation before and bounced off. I have something of a history with comedy – The Princess Bride I hated, Hitchhiker’s Guide I DNF’d. I was reluctant to try again, but I promised that I will give the series one last try, in English, and this seemed like a good entry point.
And hey, it worked.
“I wonder what’s the difference between ordinary councillors and privy councillors?” wondered the merchant aloud.
The assassin scowled at him. “I think,” he said, “it is because you’re expected to eat shit.”