Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett 1

Photograph: Adrian Sherratt /Rex Features.  Published in The Guardian.

Terry Pratchett with the sword that he forged himself, to celebrate being knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2010


Terry Pratchett, novelist, satirist, and fantasist, died at home this week, eight years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.  Here’s The Guardian’s tribute.

Pratchett, who wrote more than 70 books, was one of the most quotable of authors.   The Guardian also printed a selection of them:

Terry Pratchett

You can read the full list here, and a much more extensive list on Indra Sinha’s excellent Footnotes site.

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