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 89%
lighthearted 71%
mysterious 7%
relaxing 6%
hopeful 3%
reflective 3%
challenging 2%
inspiring 2%
dark 1%
emotional 1%
tense 1%

Pace

fast 55%
medium 38%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Plot: 39% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 23% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 36% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.72