The Colour Of Magic

The Colour Of Magic

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The first story in the Discworld series, this tale revolves around the adventures of Twoflower, the naive tourist, and his inept wizard guide Rincewind, as they travel in search of thrills, adventure and opportunities not to get killed. This story is read by Tony more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 106 x 134 x 18mm | 99.79g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0552140171
  • 9780552140171

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He lives behind a keyboard in Wiltshire and says he 'doesn't want to get a life, because it feels as though he's trying to lead three already'. He was appointed OBE in 1998. He is the author of the phenomenally successful Discworld series and his trilogy for young readers, The Bromeliad, is scheduled to be adapted into a spectacular animated movie. His first Discworld novel for children, THE AMAZING MAURICE AND HIS EDUCATED RODENTS, was awarded the 2001 Carnegie more

Back cover copy

It is fantasy? No - it's a different and more eccentric reality, where the world is flat and moves through space on the back of a giant turtle, Death stalks glumly about his duties, and dragons only exist if you believe in them. And your luggage follows you around on hundreds of little legs... Follow Twoflower the naïve tourist and his inept guide Rincewind in their hilarious search for thrills, adventure and opportunities to not get killed. Follow them all the way to the Edge - and beyond... THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE NOW LEGENDARY DISCWORLD SERIES Tony Robinson, successful writer, actor and documentary-maker. Star of radio, TV and theatre. Well-known for the popular TV series Time Team and his roles as the Sheriff of Nottingham in Maid Marion and Her Merry Men and Baldrick in Blackadder. Abridged, running time approximately 3 hoursshow more

Review Text

"He would be amusing in any form and his spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction."show more

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4 36% (82,606)
3 22% (51,329)
2 5% (11,725)
1 2% (3,685)
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