The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) - Terry Pratchett7.44

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 but 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...

The wackiest and most original fantasy since Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.

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Release date: 1983
Genres: fantasy
Tags: humor, tv series
Average rating: 7.44/10
Total ratings: 258
Updated: August 25, 2021

Discworld :: Series

The Discworld series is a continuous history of a world not totally unlike our own, except that it is a flat disc carried on the backs of four elephants astride a giant turtle floating through space, and that it is peopled by, among others, wizards, dwarves, soldiers, thieves, beggars, vampires and witches. Within the history of Discworld, there are many individual stories which can be enjoyed in any order. But reading them in the sequence in which they were written can increase your enjoyment through the accumulation of all the fine detail that contributes to the teeming imaginative complexity of this brilliantly conceived world.

Related series Discworld (for young readers)
Related series The Science of Discworld
Related series Discworld Mapps
Related series Discworld Reference
Related series Discworld (picture books)

The Last Hero8.34
The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1)7.44
The Light Fantastic (Discworld #2)7.82
Equal Rites (Discworld #3)7.76
Mort (Discworld #4)8.12
Sourcery (Discworld #5)7.54
Wyrd Sisters (Discworld #6)7.82
Pyramids (Discworld #7)7.76
Guards! Guards! (Discworld #8)8.08
Eric (Discworld #9)7.00
Moving Pictures (Discworld #10)7.46
Reaper Man (Discworld #11)8.60
Witches Abroad (Discworld #12)8.12
Small Gods (Discworld #13)8.10
Lords and Ladies (Discworld #14)8.16
Men at Arms (Discworld #15)8.50
Soul Music (Discworld #16)8.08
Interesting Times (Discworld #17)7.84
Maskerade (Discworld #18)8.36
Feet of Clay (Discworld #19)8.60
Hogfather (Discworld #20)8.54
Jingo (Discworld #21)8.34
The Last Continent (Discworld #22)7.64
Carpe Jugulum (Discworld #23)8.22
The Fifth Elephant (Discworld #24)8.42
The Truth (Discworld #25)8.14
Thief of Time (Discworld #26)8.38
Night Watch (Discworld #27)8.76
Monstrous Regiment (Discworld #28)8.34
Going Postal (Discworld #29)8.72
Thud! (Discworld #30)8.16
Making Money (Discworld #31)8.28
Unseen Academicals (Discworld #32)8.02
Snuff (Discworld #33)8.08
Raising Steam (Discworld #34)7.62

Reviews

10/10 |
June 19, 2020
I fell in love with this author by the second paragraph. Here is a delightful satirical writing style, full of humour and eloquent in its execution. It’s clear right away if you are going to connect with the dry wit and the prose so beautifully ...
8/10 |
December 04, 2007
I actually read this book (or more like half of it) in Finnish a long time ago and decided to give the Discworld another try in the original language. Although this fist novel of the series is relatively short book, it's not a fast read, at least ...