The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

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Twoflower was a tourist, the first ever seen on the Discworld. Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant idiot. 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 25th anniversary ed
  • 0552157686
  • 9780552157681

About Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He is the acclaimed author of the bestselling Discworld series - starting with The Colour of Magic in 1985 there are now over thirty titles. He was appointed OBE in 1998 and his first Discworld novel for children, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, was awarded the 2001 Carnegie Medal.show more

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