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When naive insurance salesman Twoflower sells fire insurance to an arson-prone innkeeper, he finds himself rescued from the burning town by inept ...Show synopsisWhen naive insurance salesman Twoflower sells fire insurance to an arson-prone innkeeper, he finds himself rescued from the burning town by inept wizard Rincewind. Rincewind is only too happy to turn tour guide, and with Twoflower's amazing sentient Luggage, the mismatched threesome set off on an incredible adventure into the wildest realms of fantasy! "Madcap . . . Frothy, inventive, and fun".--Kirkus Reviews.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. 4"x7" This 4.25 x 7 softcover has 253 pages. The...Very Good. 4"x7" This 4.25 x 7 softcover has 253 pages. The Colour of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through the bizarre land of Discworld. His entertaining and witty series has grown to more than 20 books, and this is where it all starts--with the tourist Twoflower and his hapless wizard guide, Rincewind Pratchett spoofs fantasy clichés--and everything else he can think of--while marshalling a profusion of characters through a madcap adventure.
Description:Fair. Signet, May 1985 "there is no end to the wacky wonders.....Fair. Signet, May 1985 "there is no end to the wacky wonders...no fantasies as consistently inventively mad, wild and wonderful"
Description:Maitz, Don. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. VG+ 253 p. 1st...Maitz, Don. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. VG+ 253 p. 1st US paperback edition from Signet, 1985. VERY GOOD PLUS. Don Maitz cover art.
Description:Very Good. First US paperback edition. Pictorial wrappers, 253...Very Good. First US paperback edition. Pictorial wrappers, 253 pages. VG copy [some spine creasing/cocking, light cover creasing, cheap text paper starting to tan].
Description:New. Unmarked, unread first Signet printing (5/85) with tanning...New. Unmarked, unread first Signet printing (5/85) with tanning to pages insides of covers. Scarce in this condition. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Discworld Novels (Paperback). Audience: General/trade.
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.
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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.
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 ...
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