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Troubled Travelers Take on the Discworld

Advantages: crazy, hilarious, highly entertaining
Disadvantages: nearly had to change my pants

..."In a distant and second-hand set of dimensions, in an astral plane that was never meant to fly, the curling stars waver and part...See...Great A'Tuin the turtle comes, swimming slowly through the interstellar gulf, hydrogen frost on his ponderous limbs, ...

Entwife 29.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett

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Masterfully Magic - The Colour of Magic

Advantages: Magical characters, great story, great humour
Disadvantages: None that I can think of

Before I start, I just have to say that Pratchett is one of my all time favourite author’s, and so it is going to be hard for me to write a thoroughly unbiased. However, this is a user review and so I will attempt to tell of how this book made Pratchett, ...

Darko3B 23.11.2009 · Read full review
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A "guided" tour of Discworld

Advantages: Great read | Introduces Discworld and it's inhabitants
Disadvantages: Not as complex as later books

I've been quite the fan of Science Fiction novels ever since I was a young teenager, and one of my favourite series of books is the Discworld novels written by Terry Pratchett. Although I've read countless of the books, it came as a bit of a shock to find ...

sandemp 10.05.2005 · Read full review
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A dragon so real, you must have imagined it...

Advantages: Great characters, funny, clever, lots of dragons!
Disadvantages: A bit confused at times...

Where can you find the following things – a talking sword, a troll made entirely of water and a walking treasure chest with a nasty bite? Yes, that’s right, in the same place as you will discover how frightening it can be to utter the total of ...

KarenUK 05.12.2002 · Read full review
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Destination Discworld

Advantages: Very funny one-liners, very likeable characters, plenty of scope in the series.
Disadvantages: Slightly rushed feel, disjointed, no strong plot

The world is round. I haven't personally travelled it's circumference or employed any other scientific means to prove it myself, but it seems a reasonable theory and appears to makes sense so i'm quite happy to go along with it until a better one comes al ...

Nomad1970 03.09.2003 · Read full review
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