The Color of Magic: A Novel of Discworld
The beginning of the hilarious and irreverent series that has more than 80 million copies worldwide, The Color of Magic is where we meet tourist Twoflower and wizard guide Ricewind, and follow them on their always-bizarre journeys.A writer who has been compared to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and... show more
The beginning of the hilarious and irreverent series that has more than 80 million copies worldwide, The Color of Magic is where we meet tourist Twoflower and wizard guide Ricewind, and follow them on their always-bizarre journeys.A writer who has been compared to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams, Sir Terry Pratchett has created a complex, yet zany world filled with a host of unforgettable characters who navigate around a profound fantasy universe, complete with its own set of cultures and rules.
Publish date: January 29th 2013
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Discworld (#1)
I guess this would, or should be 'The Colour of Magic', but us Americans are stingy with our "U's". I thank you all here at BookLikes for getting me back to where I wanted to read this. No review from me on this book. I imagine anything that could be said about this book has been said many times...
I tried. I really did. But this book was not for me. It dragged. It had a lot of people and things happening and I felt like I needed to read a prequel book in order to understand everything that was going on. Maybe I just didn't get the funny parts of the book. I just felt lost through most of this...
I never know how to review the discworld books. They're sort of impossible to describe to anyone who hasn't already read them, and likewise, they're hard (for me) to review. Generally, having read a few of the later discworld books in a couple of the sub-series, I found this one to be the weake...
This is my first Pratchett, and I had so much fun. It was all the elements: the zanny world, all the stabs at our world's and several sub-types of fantasies usual conventions, Rincewind's quality of "Luck's *shhhhhhhh!* The Lady's plaything" and Twoflower's perfect embodiment of the "too oblivious...
... in the order in which they're appearing on my card (not the order in which they've read them). Soooo ... in this year's twist on RL doing its best trying to throw a spanner in the works of Halloween Bingo fun, I've been spending the better part of the month either sitting around in conference ...