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The Color of Magic
Start date
September 1, 2012
Finish date
October 1, 2012
Why we're reading this
Who couldn't use a witty fantasy every once in a while?

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I've read a bunch of the discworld books but somehow missed the first one until now. This was good, but definitely not my favorite. I'm actually glad I started with some of the others.
Fine, not great. Wanted to like it more than I did. Parts of it were very charming, but as a whole I didn't care much about the story or the characters.
Ryan Mac
I think that the Discworld series could easily be called the fantasy version of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Overall, this first outing was a series of episodes very loosely tied together with only the characters being the same. Everyone has to have a first book, right? I enjoyed the characters and the humor (or should I say humour?). I will be giving the Discworld another try.
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Jul 29, 2013 Brian rated it 3 of 5 stars
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