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Terry Pratchett Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 10 pages of information about the life of Terry Pratchett.
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Called the "master of humorous fantasy" by a critic for Publishers Weekly, British author Terry Pratchett won the prestigious Carnegie Medal in 2002 for his novel The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents. Author of numerous science fiction and fantasy novels, Pratchett is known primarily for his "Discworld" series--over two dozen strong and growing--and his "Bromeliad" trilogy for children. Critic David V. Barrett stated in New Statesman & Society that the novels of Discworld "are works of marvelous composition and rattling good stories." "Pratchett is an acquired taste," wrote a critic for Publishers Weekly in a review of the Discworld novel Interesting Times, "but the acquisition seems easy, judging from the robust popularity of Discworld." Discworld--as well as most of Pratchett's other works--also offers humorous parodies of other famous science fiction and fantasy writers, such as J. R. R. Tolkien or Larry Niven, and spoofs such modern trends...

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