Sir Terry Pratchett is a publishing phenomenon. Among his many prizes and citations are the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award, the Carnegie Medal, the BSFA Award, eight honorary doctorates and, of course, a knighthood. In 2012, he won a BAFTA for his documentary on the subject of assisted suicide, 'Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die'. He is the author of fifty bestselling books but is best known for the globally renowned Discworld series. His books have sold approximately 85 million copies worldwide (but who's counting?), and been translated into thirty-seven languages. In 2007, Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's Disease. He died in 2015.
This is one of Pratchett's best books. Hilarious and highly recommended - The TimesA sequence of unalloyed delight - GuardianHe is screamingly funny. He is wise. He has style - Daily Telegraph[Pratchett's] spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction - Mail on SundayPratchett has a subject and a style that is very much his own - Sunday TimesTo say that Terry Pratchett is popular is a bit like saying the Arctic Circle is a bit nippy - Sunday Express