The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett

The Colour of Magic

Discworld #1

Terry Pratchett

fiction fantasy adventurous funny fast-paced

288 pages | first published 1983

Description

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. Particul...
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Moods

funny 92%
adventurous 87%
lighthearted 72%
mysterious 8%
relaxing 8%
reflective 5%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
challenging 2%
dark 1%
tense 1%
emotional 0%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 40%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 39% | Plot: 36% | Character: 24%

Strong character development?

No: 49% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 36% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.7