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Sir Terry Pratchett (born 28th April 1948, Buckinghamshire, England). Critically acclaimed and globally adored British comic fantasy novelist, most famously known for the award winning Discworld series. Diagnosed with a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's in 2008, Terry is also a spokesperson for this and other forms of dementia.
The Colour of Magic is the first Discworld book. Or you could just go to the bookstore or library and grab whatever is available - any of the books can be read alone, or in order. But... another great Pratchett to start with is The Wee Free Men. Or The Carpet People - it's his debut novel.
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As of April 2015: Discworld novels and shortsThe Colour of MagicThe Light FantasticEqual RitesMort Sourcery Wyrd Sisters PyramidsGuards! Guards! Faust Eric Moving Pictures Reaper Man Witches Abroad Small Gods Lords and Ladies Troll Bridge (short in honour of J.R.R. Tolkien)Men at Arms Theatre of Cru…
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There is no overall plot to the series, but they are set on the same planet (flat though it may be). There are several mini-series starring the same characters, such as the City Guard series, and the Witches of Lancre series, however these do sometimes cross over, especially in later books. As well,…
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As of August 2012 the correct order is: The Colour of MagicThe Light FantasticEqual RitesMortSourceryWyrd SistersPyramidsGuards! Guards!EricMoving PicturesReaper ManWitches AbroadSmall GodsLords and LadiesMen at ArmsSoul MusicInteresting TimesMaskeradeFeet of ClayHogfatherJingoThe Last ContinentCarp…
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Most definatley the discworld series.
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Terry Pratchett is particularly famous for his Discworld series, although he has also written a number of children's novels. He has also collaborated with Neil Gaiman for the novel Good Omens.
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To date (August 2012) there are 39 main Discworld novels. Sir Terry Pratchett is currently working on another two Discworld novels on this date. See the related question below for more information.
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Terry Pratchett was born in 1948. He sold his first short story at age 13. His first novel was published in 1971.
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The main idea seems to be the sense of duty and how it is applied to real world situations. Others may be the effect of advanced technology on a society that does not understand and is not prepared for it; the devotion to and retainment of cultural heritage and traditions in a modern world; the prob…
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Terry Pratchett was born on April 28, 1948.
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4000000 I don't know I'm just guessing
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Unseen Academicals.
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A passage from the story itself illustrates Rikki-tikkis' curiosity better than anything I could say... "He nearly drowned himself in the bath-tubs, put his nose into the ink on a writing table, and burnt it on the end of the big man's cigar, for he climbed up in the big man's lap to see how writi…
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Doubtful he was only 2 having been born it 1948
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Hi Everyone.. Terry write 37 books just by 2011..
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His newest book is called i will wear midnight
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He created Discworld, which is a flat world carried on the backs of four elephants that are standing on the back of a giant turtle.
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Because he wants to.
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To date (August 2012) there are 39 main Discworld novels. Sir Terry Pratchett is currently working on another two Discworld novels on this date. See the related question below for more information.
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SF/Fantasy author Terry Pratchett was 66 years old when he died on March 12, 2015 (birthdate: April 28, 1948).
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The publisher's for all of Terry Pratchett's books are Corgi Publishers.
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Rob Anybody is the Big Man of the Chalk Clan of the Nac Mac Feegles.
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The big man of the Wee Free Men is Rob Anybody. The big man is the husband of the Kelda.
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Terry Pratchett was born on April 28, 1948.
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Nation by Terry Pratchett is about a young boy called Mau who one day decides to face the challenge to become a man. Mau completes the challenge but on the way he faces a huge wave which does not defeat Mau but it defeats lots of islands. When Mau arrives to the island that he was born he was meant …
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a village north west of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
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Sir Terry Pratchett, an English author.
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Terry Pratchett was knighted during the 2009 New Year Honours.
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I know he had a brother, because he taught geography and primary teaching to me at university in Plymouth UK
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The Light Fantastic is the next book.
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All of them except The Wee Free Men
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She currently appears in ten of the books: Wyrd SistersWitches AbroadLords and LadiesMaskeradeCarpe JugulumThe Wee Free MenA Hat Full of SkyThe Sea and Little FishesWintersmithI Shall Wear Midnight
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Sir Terence David John "Terry" Pratchett,or known to you as Sir Terry Prachett, is an English novelist, known for his frequently comical work in the fantasy genre. He is best-known for his popular and long-running Discworld series of comic fantasy novels. Pratchett's first novel, The Carpet People,…
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A cat named Izzie
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He did. Of course, he is famous above all for his Discworld series, but he is also the author of Strata and The Dark Side of the Sun (science-fiction) and Nation (alternate history).
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He collaborated once with Neil Gaiman with the book "Good Omens" (a non-Discworld book).
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I have not seen Going Postal Other than that he has appeared in every live action film adaptation.  Terry has also appeared in Going Postal, as the postman at the end!
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There have been a few different computer game adaptations. The best are argueably Discworld & Discworld II, point and click adventure games released on the PC and playstation the mid 90s. Both were well received by fans for representing the discworld well, and both included a great voice cast wi…
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Terry Pratchett did not attend grammar school; he went to High Wycombe Technical High School instead.
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His first job was for a local newspaper. In his early Discworld books at the beginning where there is a bit about the author, he writes; he got his first job as a reporter for a local paper and a few hours later saw his first corpse,job experience meaning something in those days. After doing everyth…
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Terry Pratchett was a press officer for nuclear power stations when he worked for the CEGB. Reading the early books of the Discworld series, he makes a joke about writing about his experiences there, if he thought that people would believe it.
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Tiffany Aching is a character in The Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky, and Wintersmith.
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The question may refer to Horace Worblehat, The Librarian of Unseen University, Horace the Senior Wrangler on the staff of Unseen University, or Horace the Cheese. The Librarian first appeared in the first novel of the series, The Colour of Magic, and was transformed into an orangutan in "The Light…
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Sir Terry Pratchett is an English Fantasy genre and Comic Book author. He is most well-known for his series of about 40 volumes called "Discworld" which is the name of the world in which his stories are set.
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Wizards who aren't meant to have beards, mathematical improbabilities, religion, politics...
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Discworld is a world on which the Discworld novels (numbering 39 come 13th October 2011) is set. It is (obviously) disc-shaped, and carried on the back of a giant turtle called Great A'Tuin that flies (or swims) through space. On the back of A'Tuin stand four elephants that support Discworld. The Di…
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Death decides to take on an apprentice and chooses Mort. He expects his (Death's) adopted daughter Ysabelle and Mort to get married but they hate each other. Mort is sent out on the 'Duty' and suceeds in totally changing history. Meanwhile, Death goes missing and leaves Mort to sort everything out, …
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This novel is awesome!The story revolves around the witch Tiffany Aching who grows up as a result of the conflict she encounters and in a twist only Sir Terry could include she helps her self through the use of time travel.And even with that spoiler you won't see it coming!
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Main CharactersThe LuggageRincewindTwoflowerSecondary Main CharactersBel-Shamharoth aka "The Soul Eater"DeathHrun, the BarbarianLiessa WyrmbidderMinor CharactersArch-Astronomer of KrullBravd the HublanderBroadmanDisease, subordinate of DeathLio!rt Dragonlord and Liartes DragonlordDruellaeFamineFate…
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The turtles name is The Great A'Tuin.
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He is a trustee of the Orangutan foundation UK which is fitting since the Librarian in the Unseen University is an orangutan.
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The Unseen University is currently featured in 16 of the novels: The Colour of MagicThe Light FantasticEqual RitesMortSourceryEricMoving PicturesReaper ManSoul MusicInteresting TimesHogfatherThe Last ContinentThe TruthThief of TimeGoing PostalUnseen Academicals
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Octarine, the eighth color, is introduced in Terry Pratchett's first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic.
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The Death of Rats is featured in multiple Discworld books. Soul MusicHogfatherThief of TimeReaper ManDiscworld NoirSmall GodsFeet of ClayThe Last ContinentCarpe JugulumHe is also featured in "The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents" but is known as the "Bone Rat" rather that Death Of rats.
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According to several surveys among fans, most people love Rincewind and, of course, Death, above any other character in the series.
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The Hogfather, The Colour of Magic/The Light Fantastic as the Colour of Magic on screen and Going Postal all done as Sky TV productions.You have also had Wyrd Sisters and Soul Music made as animations by Cosgrove Hall in 1996.Non-Discworld novels made for screen have been Truckers made by Cosgrove H…
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Hogfather, broadcast in December 2006. The Colour Of Magic (+The Light Fantastic), broadcast 23rd March 2008. (The Hogfather was the first live action adaptation but the very first novel on screen was Wyrd Sisters made by Cosgrove Hall Animations in the early 1990's.)
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He is the central character in the novels that lay out what the Discworld is. He is incredibly important for the development of the series!
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To date (August 2012) there are 39 main Discworld novels. Sir Terry Pratchett is currently working on another two Discworld novels on this date. See the related question below for more information.
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Here is the complete list in order. 1. The colour of magic 2. The light fantastic 3. Equal rites 4. Mort 5. Sourcery 6. Wyrd sisters 7. Pyramids 8. Guards guards 9. Faust Eric 10. Moving pictures 11. Reaper man 12.Witches abroad 13.Small gods 14. Lords and ladies 15. Men at arms 16. …
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The Discworld is held up in space by four elephants standing on the back of the Great A'Tuin, the space turtle. The four elephants are in turn called - Berilia, Tubul, Great T'Phon and Jerakeen.
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I think Jeremy Irons or Hugh Laurie look like a good Vimes.
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Rarely, if at all. 98% sure no.
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His book royalties total over 5MM GBP, he's got about the same from the films based on the books. There's some licensing and merchandising that may get 500,000 GBP. He holds a royal title and is a landowner. So all told, he has about 10-15 mm GBP at the end of the day as a starting figure.
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The answer's in the question.
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Mau rebuild his village
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Throughout his plays Shakespeare extols the virtues of marriage. He shows us all kinds of marriages--marriages in the process of forming, stable marriages, and marriages in trouble.In Benedick and Beatrice he presents people who are cynical about marriage and shows them won over to its merits. In Ju…
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no he didnt he didnt have a life
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As of today (June 26, 2013), Sir Terry Pratchett is still very much alive.
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In 1971 with the book Carpet people, The first discworld book was published in 1983
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The first book is titled The Colour of Magic and was written in 1983. The Thief of Time was written in 2001 and is the last book written in the Discworld series.
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Terry Pratchett is 5' 8".
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Terry Pratchett's motto is 'Noli Timere Messorem'.
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The duration of Terry Pratchett's Hogfather is 3.15 hours.
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Terry Pratchett's Going Postal was created on 2010-05-30.
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