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The Shepherd’s Crown

The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett My rating: 4 of 5 stars It could have been a lot worse.As Rob Wilkins explains in the afterword, Terry Pratchett hadn’t actually finished writing this when he died. Pratchett’s working methods, as described … Continue reading

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Reading Pratchett: Part 2, The Early, Funny Stuff Part 1 (1989-90)

When people think about Terry Pratchett’s work, what they tend to think of is the run of novels he did from about 1989 to about 1998, the period in which he was Britain’s biggest-selling author, and in which he was … Continue reading

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Reading Pratchett: Part 1

With the death of Terry Pratchett this month, I’ve seen a lot of people sharing beginners’ guides and reading lists describing his work for the uninitiated. Most of them make some fairly basic mistakes, like describing a “Death series”, a … Continue reading

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I grew up with Terry Pratchett. Not in the personal sense — I only ever met the man twice, both times briefly at signings in my teens — but I started reading his books when I was in primary school. … Continue reading

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Science Of Discworld IV

Just a brief note for those who are planning on buying this. The first three Science Of Discworld books, by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen, were pretty good general pop-science books alternating with chapters of a Discworld novel … Continue reading

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Spotify A Capella Playlist

It’s going to take me a little longer than I thought to get my thoughts together about Seaguy, so I’ll be posting about that and Cerebus Archive tomorrow, instead of today. In the meantime, here’s a Spotify playlist. This one’s … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 01/12/08

No proper posts today, I’m afraid – I’m off work with a hacking cough, sore throat and, for some reason, aching legs, and for some reason am finding literally everything hysterically funny. I’m terribly afraid that if I try to … Continue reading

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