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The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1)

The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1)

Author: Terry Pratchett
Series: Discworld
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In the beginning there was ...a turtle. 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. Particularly as it's carried though space on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown). 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. Unfortunately, the person charged with maintaining that survival in the face of robbers, mercenaries and, well, Death, is a spectacularly inept wizard...

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The first Discworld novel, revamped for a new generation of readers...

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Terry Pratchett is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he is the author of fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. Worldwide sales of his books now stand at 70 million, and they have been translated into thirty-seven languages.

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General Fields

  • : 9780552166591
  • : Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • : Corgi Books
  • : April 2012
  • : 198mm X 127mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 240
  • : en
  • : Terry Pratchett
  • : 823.92