Summary

"This is how the Discworld began..." "In The Colour of Magic the failed wizard Rincewind burst upon the world and hasn't stopped running since." "This was the book that started the phenomenally successful series. Here is the sapient pearwood luggage, a mobile trunk which launders any clothes put in it and incidentally homicidally defends its owner. Here is Twoflower, an innocent tourist in a world of nightmares and fairy tales gone wrong. Here is Cohen the Barbarian, the world's oldest and greatest hero. Here is Death, not such a bad sort when you get to know him..."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


This is how the Discworld began. Here is the sapient pearwood Luggage, A mobile trunk which launders any clothes put in it and incidentally homicidally defends its owner. Here is Twoflower, An innocent tourist in a world of nightmares and fairy tales