• Sourcery

  • Discworld, Book 5
  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
  • Series: Discworld, Book 5
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-11-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 (251 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A "sourcerer" is born in Discworld - a wizard so powerful that he makes all other magicians look like a bunch of fools in pointy hats. Now, suddenly, Discworld is brought to the brink of an all-out thaumaturgical war. The only hope for peace is Rincewind, the failed magician who has a risky plan to save the world. He enlists the help of several odd new characters, including Conina the barbarian hairdresser, Nijel the Destroyer, and a yuppie genie who sees lamps as a growth industry. This is the fifth book in the Discworld series.

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(P) ISIS Publishing Ltd, 1995; Copyright © Terry and Lyn Pratchett, 1988; Cover Illustration © Josh Kirby
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5 out of 5 stars
By Tonyo on 10-10-08

Sourcery (Unabridged)

Certainly one of Terry Pratchett's best novels. I laughted all thru the listening (the narrator helped a lot here). It does not depend on a detailed knowledge of Pratchett's characters to enjoy. Some of his other books are best enjoyed once you are familiar with them.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Lyndel on 03-28-18

Wonderful Story Brilliant Narration

This is the 5th book in Disk-World series. I have read all the series And fallen in love with them all over again by listening to the totally brilliant narration skills of Nigel Planner. I've laughed far more than when first read, in pure joy at the voices used and the delivery. We've all laughed til we cried at many a turn of phrase.
Your family will fall in love too,
there are even dragons
This is the 5th book in Disk-World series. I have read all the series And fallen in love with them all over again by listening to the totally brilliant narration skills of Nigel Planner. I've laughed far more than when first read, in pure joy at the voices used and the delivery. We've all laughed til we cried at many a turn of phrase.
Great for the whole family too, everyone will fall in love with the storylines and VOICES in the eventful lives of evert character.
All will delight you all.

Some of the Best Narration of the series (in my opinion)
Witches Abroad
The Colour Of Magic
Night Watch
Guards Guards
Steam
Small Gods
Thud


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3 out of 5 stars
By Jim on 05-19-08

Excellent listen but had to strain

The book as expected was brilliant and listening to it come to life under Nigel Planner's orchestrated vocals was brilliant. However, the actual sound quality appeared to let it down slightly. I am unsure if this is my earphones or the iPod version but there was a tinniness to it that made it hard to hear at times.

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5 out of 5 stars
By David on 08-09-10

Pratchett on top form

Sir Terry really hits his stride with Sourcery. Packed with his customary wit, erudition and a driving plot to boot, you couldn't ask much more of a Discworld novel. The narration is flawless and the range of character voices exquisite. To my fellow passengers on the 0722 to Waterloo I can only apologise for the many laugh-out-loud passages contained within this book.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Carolyn on 06-04-18

brilliant again. Nigel is a genius as is Terry.

a whirlwind of timetravel and dimention dancing full of Prachett's usual antiheroes and sterotypicial pisstakes.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Fahim Ahmad on 05-29-18

Reader to the rescue

I felt that Sourcery, as given the title and the possibilities would be a much greater adventure that it was. Instead of building on the fun and escalating from Rinsewind's previous adventures, it just continually fell short. Characters leaving the story whom I wanted to stay for much longer. Plot build-ups and climaxes lacking lengthy depth and catharsis. Still enjoyed Pratchett's writing style though. Planer's reading is always great.

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