Saturday, February 21, 2009

Terry Pratchett Receives OBE Becoming Sir Terry Pratchett

Author of 27 novels on his Discworld series (over 55 million books worldwide in 33 the different languages), Terry Pratchett has received the Order of the British Empire becoming Sir Terry Pratchett.


In 2007 Sir Terry was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease and has since campaigned to raise awareness of the condition. Here's a short video with Sir Terry:



And here's his Discworld books with links if you never had the pleasure of checking them out. One of the few authors who make laugh out loud funny books. Well worth your time.

THE COLOUR OF MAGIC

THE LIGHT FANTASTIC

EQUAL RITES

MORT

SOURCERY

WYRD SISTERS

PYRAMIDS

GUARDS! GUARDS!

ERIC

MOVING PICTURES

REAPER MAN

WITCHES ABROAD

SMALL GODS

LORDS AND LADIES

MEN AT ARMS

SOUL MUSIC

INTERESTING TIMES

MASKERADE

FEET OF CLAY

HOGFATHER

JINGO

THE LAST CONTINENT

CARPE JUGULUM

THE FIFTH ELEPHANT

THE TRUTH

THIEF OF TIME

THE LAST HERO

THE AMAZING MAURICE & HIS EDUCATED RODENTS

NIGHT WATCH

THE WEE FREE MEN

MONSTROUS REGIMENT

A HAT FULL OF SKY

GOING POSTAL

THUD!

ANKH-MORPORK CITY WATCH WARRANT CARD

WHERE'S MY COW?

WINTERSMITH

MAKING MONEY

4 comments:

wiec? said...

i have heard of Terry Prachett but never read one of his books. if you were to recommnend a Prachett text to a newbie which would be the best> or a good place to start?

sunandheir said...

wiec?: If the first four on the list don't suck you in, he's not your cuppa, but I bet it'll only take the first: The Colour of Magic

MC said...

And once you get into them, you will naturally find that one set of characters or another become your favorites.

I am all about the Night Watch now.

sunandheir said...

MC: I can't help but always liking the Prince in every book he's in.