December 4th, 2011
TERRY Pratchett leans across the dinner table and fixes me with a steely gaze.
“Would you have known I had Alzheimer’s Disease unless you’d been told?” I answer truthfully: “No,” but I think it was a rhetorical question.
He barely paused for breath before he’s off again, talking 19 to the dozen, any question prompting a torrent of considered, articulate, well-informed opinion peppered with facts and jokes and stream-of consciousness digressions that usually, eventually, relate in some form to the original question…
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