Reading group: Although Pratchett's vast fictional realm is not yet fully developed in this first Discworld novel, it is already extraordinary – and. So, here's a little side project I was working on for awhile. I hope you guys will enjoy it. I intend to finish this. The The Colour of Magic by Terry PratchettForewordIF I HAD A PENNY for every time someone asked me where I got. Wintersmith Making Money Unseen Academicals I Shall Wear Midnight Snuff Raising Steam The Shepherd's Crown. I laughed out loud reading this and that is not something I do very often. I ako bi neko od starosedelaca mogao da mi kaze kako da nabavim Prtljag od kruskovog drveta mudrosti, cini mi se da je pametno imati jedan ;. Having forgotten everything except for the fact that there was a trunk that liked to eat people, I bought the book again to see how it stood up these many years later. Thus, I did what every self-respected bookworm with no idea what to do would do - I let the matter rest and, in time, watched a few of the movies first. Bizzare, and completely out-of-the-blue. They think that they can change reality, shape it to their own purpose. Much like the title promised, the book is full of colour and magic don't expect too much from Rincewind though. I'm pretty sure people have told me about Pratchett and his Diskworld series before, usually working in the phrase "He's the Douglas Adams of fantasy" into the description. Yes, it almost sounds like blasphemy, but it is obvious how old the book is, in what early stages Sir Terry still was and yet - and YET - you can already see and feel the greatness poking through with a dagger Assassin's Guild style! His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People , appeared in from the publisher Colin Smythe. I have a huge affection for this entire series and the author as a human being, but I'm actually quite glad that I wasn't a more sophisticated reader when I was first exposed to this. Even so, its audience is necessarily limited. So I read The Colour of Magic with as open a mind as I could and hoped for some laughs. I can see the point. Wintersmith Making Money Unseen Academicals I Shall Wear Midnight Snuff Raising Steam The Shepherd's Crown. Twoflower enables Pratchett to make some interesting points about the nature of tourism and power, and there are some fine jokes about his attempts to impose rational ideas such tripeaks solitä insurance on a magical world. I don't read that way. SciFi and Fantasy Book Club August Book. Feb 06, Becky rated it it was ok Shelves: 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 I didn't get the humour and the worldbuilding was much too intricate for me to swallow. But, to be fair to the expectation raisers, I'd also read Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, and I really enjoyed it, so that also tended to set the bar higher and make my fall just that much further.