- Author:Terry Pratchett
- Publisher:Colin Smythe; Reprint Ed. edition (December 31, 1990)
- Pages:206 pages
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In the beginning there wa. 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. But then, some things are the same everywhere. The Disc’s very existence is about to be threatened by a strange new blight: the world’s first tourist, upon whose survival rests the peace and prosperity of the land.
Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to. .The Color of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through the now-legendary land of Discworld.
The Color of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through the now-legendary land of Discworld. This is where it all begins - with the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind.
Needless to say both works begin one of the most imaginative and original series ever to grace the world of fantasy fiction, and, because of their inseparable relationship in terms of story, their republication as one work makes perfect sense.
The Color of Magic, . Part of Discworld series by Terry Pratchett. There are, of course, eight days in a disc week and eight colours in its light spectrum. Eight is a number of some considerable occult significance on the disc and must never, ever, be spoken by a wizard. Precisely why all the above should be so is not clear, but goes some way to explain why, on the disc, the Gods are not so much worshipped as blamed. Fire roared through the bifurcated city of Ankh-Morpork.
In this, the maiden voyage through Terry Pratchett's divinely and recognizably twisted alternate dimension, the well-meaning but remarkably inept wizard Rincewind encounters something hitherto unknown in the Discworld: a tourist! Twoflower has arrived, Luggage by his side, to take in the sights and, unfortunately, has cast his lot with a most inappropriate tour guide-a decision that could result in Twoflower's becoming not only Discworld's first visitor from elsewhere. but quite possibly, portentously, its very last.
Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of.Sir Terry Pratchett’s wildly imaginative Discworld series begins with the 1983 publication of The Color of Magic. I have been reading science fiction and fantasy for a long time and somehow I managed to not read any of his works until I came in late to the party.
the book that began Terry Pratchett's phenomenal Discworld book series back in 1983. The Mended Drum has exploded, Ankh-Morpork is burning, and a spell from the magical Octavo is causing one big headache!
The Color of Magic Prologue. The Discworld is not a coherent fantasy world. Its geography is fuzzy, its chronology unreliable.
The Color of Magic Prologue. The Sending of Eight Prologue. 1. the color of magic. 2. the sending of eight. 3. the lure of the wyrm.
Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic is a fantasy-comedy two-part television adaptation of the bestselling novels The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett. The fantasy film was produced for Sky1 by The Mob, a small British studio, starring David Jason, Sean Astin, Tim Curry and Christopher Lee as the voice of Death. Vadim Jean both adapted the screenplay from Pratchett's original novels, and served as director.
Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books
Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.