Terry Pratchett | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Edward James

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Terry Pratchett.
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Critical Review by Edward James

SOURCE: James, Edward. “Unseen University.” Times Literary Supplement, no. 4786 (23 December 1994): 21.

In the following review of Interesting Times, James asserts that Pratchett has grown from parodist to a commentator on the world at large.

When a new Discworld (or Discworld®) novel is published, it goes straight into the bestseller lists. Pratchett's loyal band of followers has, since the mid-1980s, grown into a dedicated army, and, in the past twelve months alone, it has been rewarded with two new Discworld novels, a series of audio tapes, The Discworld Companion and a detailed street-map of Ankh-Morpork, Discworld's greatest city (motto: QVANTI CANICVLA ILLA IN FENESTRA). Students applying to my department at York University often claim on their entrance forms that their favourite authors are Thomas Hardy and Terry Pratchett. One is a set author; the...

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