Plot[change | change source]
The story follows the wizard Rincewind who appeared in the first two Discworld books. He has to deal with the problems created when a young boy named Coin, the eighth son of an eighth son, and the most powerful wizard in the world tries to take over the world.
Adaptation[change | change source]
Sky TV planned to make a TV version of the book, although these plans were never completed.
Reception[change | change source]
Several newspapers praised Sourcery for its humour. The Daily Mail said Sourcery was the "most entertaining science-fantasy discovery in many years", whilst The Guardian said "One turns with relief … to the stylish magic of Sourcery." However it was criticised for its "lazy" plot and for being "muddled".
References[change | change source]
- "Sourcery - Terry Pratchett - Paperback". HarperCollins Publishers: World-Leading Book Publisher.
- "Terry Pratchett's Discworld: revisiting the Sky adaptations". Den of Geek.[permanent dead link]
- Smythe, Colin. "Sourcery".
- "SF REVIEWS.NET: Sourcery / Terry Pratchett ☆☆☆½". www.sfreviews.net.
- "Book review: "Sourcery" by Terry Pratchett". 14 March 2018.