Mankin

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Mankin
Name Mankin
Race half-Elf
Age
Occupation Owner and bantender of the Octarine Parrot
Physical appearance
Residence Ankh-Morpork
Death
Parents
Relatives
Children
Marital Status
Appearances
Books Discworld Noir
Cameos

Mankin is the sinister half-elven landlord at the Octarine Parrot, a seedy pub situated at 9, Whalebone Lane, Ankh-Morpork.

His name is probably a pun on the Elven lord Long Lankin, only shifted a seedier letter down the alphabet (think "manky" - originally a Welsh word for dirty, grimy, seedy, et c).

He is spectacularly unhelpful to private eye Inspector Lewton in Discworld Noir. He speaks with a Welsh accent, indicating he may have come from Llamedos.

It is pointed out by Lewton that Mankin is at a serious disadvantage by being half-elf; everyone can see he has elven blood in him, (and races with long memories such as trolls and dwarves have a deep hatred for elves) but he has none of the advantages of a true elf, and cannot weave any glamour to protect himself or control other people.