Sourcery Cover Illustration by Josh Kirby

Sourcery was the fifth Discworld novel and the third appearance of Rincewind (fourth if Mort counts). It was first published in 1988 by Victor Gollancz and later republished in 1989 by Corgi. The cover illustration is by Josh Kirby.


There was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However (for reasons we'd better not go into), he had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son ... a wizard squared ... a source of magic ... a Sourcerer.


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  • Svartkonster (Swedish)
  • Rechicero (Spanish)


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