Ce n'etait pas un temple aux This was not the temple deep in ombres bocageres, wooded shade, Oil la jeune pretresse, amoureuse Where the flower-loving young des fleurs, priestess Allait, le corps brule de secretes Went about, her body devoured by a chaleurs, [...] secret fire,[...] Nous vimes
que c'etait un gibet a We saw that it was a triple gibbet, trois branches, Du ciel se detachant en noir, Standing out darkly against the comme un cypres.
Akerblad, quand le gouvernement frangais prit possession de la Toscane, et en une heme nous y vimes
de quoi ravir en extase tous les hellenistes du monde, pour me servir de vos termes, quatre-vingts manuscrits des neuvieme et dixieme siecles.
Monstrous Productions have been bringing the Discworld to life on stage for 5 years now and this is our second play to feature the popular Sam Vimes
. After reaching our target of PS20,000 raised for ARUK the proceeds from this production will be donated to Ty Hapus, a respite project for people with Alzheimer's in South Wales.
So while we may get to visit Ankh-Morpork or Uberwald again through film tie-ins or other spin-offs, once the final book The Shepherd's Crown is released in September, the antics of Sam Vimes
, Moist von Lipwig and friends will go unreported.
What separated his heroes--people like police commander Samuel Vimes
, witch Esme "Granny" Weatherwax, and even Patrician Havelock Vetinari, an assassin turned ruler of the sprawling city of Ankh-Morpork--from the villains was their insistence on letting people live their own lives, whatever may come of it, even when they made a mess of things.
Let's call this the evidence: "Rappelez-vous l'objet que nous vimes
, mon ame / Ce beau matin d'ete si doux; / Au detour d'un sentier une charogne infame / Sur un lit seine de cailloux" (OCI 31).
Now available in an excellent hardbound, large print edition perfect for public libraries or nearsighted individuals, Snuff is Terry Pratchett's latest novel set in the chaotic Discworld, a fantastic land "at the far end of the probability curve." Following the stalwart Commander Sam Vimes
of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch during his countryside vacation, Snuff takes a dark turn as the bodies of victims abruptly turn up - en masse.
The book, Snuff, puts Pratchett's regular character Sam Vimes
in the middle of a country house murder whilst on holiday.
And one of the world's recurring--and most beloved--characters is Sam Vimes
, commander of the City Watch in Ankh-Morpork.