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The Color of Magic - Terry Pratchett
The Color of Magic
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Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels are consistent number one bestsellers in England, where they have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen.The Color of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through... show more
Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels are consistent number one bestsellers in England, where they have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen.The Color of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through the now-legendary land of Discworld. This is where it all begins--with the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780061020711 (0061020710)
Publisher: HarperTorch
Pages no: 210
Edition language: English
Category:
Fantasy, Humor
Series: Discworld (#1)
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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...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Relics and Curios Square
The first time I read this book, I thought it was okay. Not the best Discworld, but okay. But each time I re-read it, I like it more. I mean, there is the Pern parody that is great. There is the kick ass daughter who inherits. There are the riffs on heroes. And yet, there is the fact that...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.0 The Colour of Magic
“Obviously you attack,” said Kring scornfully. “Why didn´t I think of that?” said Rincewind. “Could it be because they all have crossbows?” “You´re a defeatist.” “Defeatist! That´s because I´m going to be defeated!” “You´re your own worst enemy, Rincewind,” said the sword. I´m glad that I already...
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