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ISBN: 0451135776 / ISBN-13: 9780451135773

The Colour of Magic


When naive insurance salesman Twoflower sells fire insurance to an arson-prone innkeeper, he finds himself rescued from the burning town by inept ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.750


by VB67 on Jul 16, 2013

bought 2 copies. will make a great gift so no worries More

Susan A

Entertaining, & humorous fantasy!

by Susan A on Aug 17, 2012

This is the first book by Sir Terry Pratchett in his wonderful, amusing, vastly entertaining Discworld series.* This series resulted in his being given his Knighthood in England for his "services to literature". The audio version is read very well and totally entertaining. It concerns a visitor ... More



by DistractoGirl on Mar 31, 2011

This is the first Discworld book and still one of the best. It's a beautiful tale within itself, but still means that you want to carry on reading. The characters still seem fresh and new, and the mystery and fantasy are really lovely. More


The first book in a great series.

by GabrielL on Jan 4, 2010

I came across the Discworld series late through an anthology called Legends. After reading the short story "Sea and Little Fishes", I went back through Pratchetts' series rather haphazardly. After reading the a number of other books, I finally picked up the Colour of Magic, and to be honest, if I had ... More

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