I simply want to read.
I'll more than likely occasionally post on here what I've been reading, and if there is something that really blows my mind, I'll probably have more to say about it and may write up a proper post, but for right now, things are going to be very quiet around here.
As always, happy reading!
2017 editI will continue to blog according to my health and ability, and connecting my posts thru Goodreads, so please be patient if things get quiet around here again this year.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett
Title: The Color of Magic
Series: Discworld, Book 1
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Author Website: www.terrypratchettbooks.com
Twitter: @HarperPerennial, @terryandrob
Available: February 2, 2000
Rating: 3.5/5 stars
The Color of Magic is Terry Pratchett's introduction to the concepts, characters and ideas that he will build on to make his Discworld series. It suffers a little from what I call "first-book-in-a-series syndrome;" the book isn't bad, but the author is clearly learning his own characters and ideas, and it's all still in a formative state. I enjoyed it enough to want to move on and try the next book.
Part fantasy, part satire, part comedy, The Color of Magic is a fun, quick read that doesn't take itself too seriously at all.
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