A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Nonfiction
Publish date: 2014-09-23
Pages no: 337
Edition language: English
”My name is Terry Pratchett and I am the author of a very large number of inexplicably popular fantasy novels.Contrary to popular belief, fantasy is not about making things up. The world is stuffed full of things. It is impossible to invent any more. No, the role of fantasy as defined by G. K. Chest...
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...