The Colour of Magic: The First Discworld Novel: 1

The Colour of Magic: The First Discworld Novel: 1

by TerryPratchett (Author)


On a world supported on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown), a gleeful, explosive, wickedly eccentric expedition sets out. There's an avaricious buy inept wizard, a naive tourist whose luggage moves on hundreds of dear little legs, dragons who only exist if you believe in them, and of course The Edge of the planet...


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 283
Edition: 01
Publisher: Corgi
Published: 18 Jan 1985

ISBN 10: 0552124753
ISBN 13: 9780552124751
Book Overview: The first Discworld novel, revamped for a new generation of readers...
Prizes: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

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One of the best, and one of the funniest English authors * Independent * ideal introduction to the worlds of science fiction, fantasy and humourous writing for reluctant and avid readers alike. * Booktrusted News *
Author Bio
Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.