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The Color of Magic - Terry Pratchett
The Color of Magic
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In the beginning there was…a turtle. Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different. Particularly as it’s carried though space on the back of a giant... show more
In the beginning there was…a turtle.

Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different. Particularly as it’s carried though space on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown). It plays by different rules.

But then, some things are the same everywhere. The Disc’s very existence is about to be threatened by a strange new blight: the world’s first tourist, upon whose survival rests the peace and prosperity of the land. Unfortunately, the person charged with maintaining that survival in the face of robbers, mercenaries and, well, Death, is a spectacularly inept wizard…
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Pages no: 287
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Humor
Series: Discworld (#1)
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1)
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...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 Worst best luck and a tourist
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 plaything and Twoflower's perfect embodiment of the "too oblivious and exited to get it tour...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
0.0 2018 Halloween Bingo: The Books So Far
... 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 ...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
3.5 The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
This is an entertaining, enchanting, humorous and mind-boggling introduction to the Discworld. You can tell this is an early work from Pratchett - the writing isn't as good as newer works and the Discworld is still a work in progress. But this is still a lovely entertaining book. In this first D...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
4.0 The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett (audiobook)
Series: Discworld #1 Although not exactly in line with the other Discworld series, this first book is still a fun satire of 1980s fantasy novels with lots of funny bits and quips. I enjoyed Nigel Planer's narration, and I'm happy I went the audio route this time. I'm counting this for the Relics...
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