Tiffany wrote:I can never understand why all this dissecting, detecting hidden meanings or moralising, of any book is necessary. I loathed that at school. I read a book, still do, because I enjoy(ed) reading it & the story line appealed to me. I don't care what people thought was the meaning of such & such passage. To me a book is a nice way to spend a few hours in another World. Other Sci-fi/fantasy authors but especially TP's books.
simmonds91 wrote:I suppose T Pratchett censors (bad spelling, i know, please forgive) some of his work? he doesn't mention murder in them perhaps?
simmonds91 wrote: a bad example no doubt but he is such a good author I don't doubt he changes the books in such a way in that it is unnoticeable by the common eye and by doing that it becomes a book for all ages (which is pretty much what he wants all his books to be)
ffateha wrote:Dear Tamar,
Would you mind telling me the source for this one, please? I am doing a research on Pratchett and I have read this somewhere but can't recall the proper source.
"If I recall correctly, Sir Terry has said that when he writes specifically for children, he can be clearer about the big issues - life, death, belief, love - because children don't object. It's the adults who want it all covered up with business and petty office politics, or words to similar effect."
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