A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction
With a foreword by Neil GaimanTerry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series – but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer’s research and animal... show more
With a foreword by Neil GaimanTerry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series – but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer’s research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest exampl
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Sir Terry Pratchett's shorter works of non-fiction i.e. transcripts of speeches and newspaper articles.Interesting and sad.
Sir Terry Pratchett OBE died on the 12th of March, 2015, at the age of 66 from a rare form of Alzheimers. He wrote over 40 novels and was the creator of one of the greatest fictional worlds; Discworld.When I was 12 I read my first Discworld and I hated it. It was The Colour of Magic and, from memory...
Seriously. I got the hardback first edition. And I read this book on the 12 March, only to read of the news of his passing. The forward by Neil Gaiman is good and personal. The bits about him as a writer on signing tours is a lot of fun to learn how to handle a writer. and what treatment had...
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley. I should note, however, that I pre-ordered the book before I got the digital ARC. It came the day before I sat down to write this review. Perhaps in recent years, Pratchett has come to wider attention because of his activism in the right to die moveme...
If you've read one of Terry Pratchett's amazingly funny Discworld novels, filled with insight about the flailing and failings of every little nook and cranny of civilization, you probably would bet that he would make a dynamite and devastating essay writer. Well, it's time to collect your winnings,...
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