Terry Pratchett

If I learnt anything about writing humour it was from Sir Terry Pratchett. And then on top there was the courageously public way he showed how he dealt with his Alzheimer’s diagnosis. One of the gentle modern heroes and a loss to the world of great writing. Jo’s tribute here says it better than I.

Jo Robinson

I’ve been in love with this man ever since I was a teen and read The Carpet People. I’ve read every little thing he’s ever written multiple multiple multiple times too – they grow my soul and make me laugh like no one else has ever done. Right now I have to take my eyeball to some place where it can vegetate in the closed position, but old one eye or not, I’ll write my tribute to the greatest comedy fantasy writer of all time tomorrow. It will be EPIC. It will be VERY LONG. It will be full of love, and rude humour. In the meantime, I’m pretty sure our Sir Terry had some awesome rat-on-a-stick nibbles out for the reaper, and some knock out Ankh Morpork booze. So sorry that your next book will be written amongst the stars, but those of us who believe in the great…

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About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published two anthologies of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand and Life in a Flash. More will appear soon, including a memoir of my mother's last years. I will try and continue to blog regularly at geofflepard.com about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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7 Responses to Terry Pratchett

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Wonderful man my favourite book is Book of Bad Omens !

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  2. Sacha Black says:

    It really is a sad day. I adored his books as a teen. I would genuinely cry with laughter! I may have to get them out again I haven’t read them all. His twitter post tribute could not have been more fitting. Such a loss to the writing community 😦

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