Terry Pratchett | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of Terry Pratchett.
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SOURCE: Rubnikowicz, Renata. “Master of Flat Earth.” Times Educational Supplement, no. 4175 (5 July 1996): 1.

In the following review, Rubnikowicz examines the enduring popularity of Pratchett's writing.

For an author whose fantasy creation is the subject of intense Internet discussion, Terry Pratchett, inventor of Discworld, seems strangely unmoved by the electronic revolution. “If you are not careful, the Internet can be quite an expensive way of becoming stupid,” he says.

His eyes do light up at the word “book”—and it's not only because he has sold six and a half million of them worldwide. “A book is the ultimate interactive entertainment,” he says. “There are 26 letters of the alphabet and a handful of punctuation marks. And the smell and the sight and the sound I can create in your head will be similar to the smell, sight and sound I can create in someone else's, but it will not be...

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This section contains 1,470 words
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Buy the Critical Review by Renata Rubnikowicz
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