The twentieth Discworld novel
Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal, as well as being awarded a knighthood for services to literature. He died in March 2015.
'Has the energy of The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the
inventiveness of Alice in Wonderland...It has also an intelligent
wit and a truly original grim and comic grasp of the nature of
things' * The Sunday Times *
'Our best comic novelist' * New Scientist *
I'm addicted to Terry Pratchett' * A.S. Byatt *