BBC News – Sir Terry Pratchett, renowned fantasy author, dies aged 66

Fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett has died aged 66, having had Alzheimer’s disease for eight years.

“The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds,” said Larry Finlay of his publishing company, Transworld.

Best known for the Discworld series, Sir Terry wrote more than 70 books over his lengthy career.

He was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2007, but continued writing, completing his final book last summer.

via BBC News – Sir Terry Pratchett, renowned fantasy author, dies aged 66.

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  1. This is very sad news. He was a tremendously creative and talented writer, and one whose work has inspired me ever since I first read “The Wee Free Men” many years ago. He will be missed.

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