The Colour of Magic

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Corgi, 2012 - Discworld (Imaginary place) - 286 pages
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The first Discworld novel, revamped for a new generation of readers.
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. It plays by different rules. Certainly it refuses to succumb to the quaint notion that universes are ruled by pure logic and the harmony of numbers.
But just because the Disc is different doesn't mean that some things don't stay the same. Its very existence is about to be threatened by a strange new blight: the arrival of the first tourist, upon whose survival rests the peace and prosperity of the land. But if the person charged with maintaining that survival in the face of robbers, mercenaries and, well, Death is a spectacularly inept wizard, a little logic might turn out to be a very good idea.
The Colour of Magic is the first novel in Terry Pratchett's acclaimed Discworld series, of which some 20 million copies have been sold. This special hardcover edition is reissued to commemorate the twenty-first anniversary of its first publication by Colin Smythe Limited in 1983. Since then the Discworld has spawned a further thirty-one titles and become one of the most popular and celebrated sequences in English literature.

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Review: The Colour of Magic: Graphic Novel (Discworld, #1)

User Review  - Pete Brown - Goodreads

This made me so happy. Even the ending made me happy. I won't give anything away but most of you have probably read it already. I also got terribly distracted and forgot to check this in before I started the next one. Read full review

Review: The Colour of Magic: Graphic Novel (Discworld, #1)

User Review  - Whatsupchuck - Goodreads

My first introduction to the world invented by Pratchett. I found it amusing and clever. I loved the imagination and humor throughout. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. His fortieth Discworld novel, Raising Steam, was published in 2013. His books have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. After falling out with his keyboard he now talks to his computer. Occasionally, these days, it answers back.


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