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Terry Pratchett ‘was working on new Discworld stories when he died’

Terry Pratchett: Photograph: Jeff Morgan 10 / Alamy/Alamy

At least four more novels were at planning stage, assistant reveals, as his final novel, The Shepherd’s Crown, is published Terry Pratchett was working on several new Discworld novels right up to his death in March, it has been revealed, as his 41st and final novel in the comic fantasy series is published. At least […]

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Terry Pratchett, The Shepherd’s Crown, book review: An eminently suitable testament to the author’s life and career

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The Discworld series has outgrown its comic fantasy roots to become astute observations on the human condition And so it ends. The Shepherd’s Crown: The 41st and final Discworld novel, from the soaring imagination of Terry Pratchett, is the last book in a series that has won millions of fans since it began in 1983 […]

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The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett review – the much-loved author’s last Discworld novel

Painting of Discworld by Josh Kirby

Terry Pratchett’s final novel has an unexpected dedication to one of his own characters: “For Esmerelda Weatherwax – mind how you go.” Granny Weatherwax, who became more and more complex in the long series of Discworld novels in which she appears, was one of Pratchett’s most-loved creations. She is sharp and harsh as well as […]

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Terry Pratchett fans turn out in costume for release of author’s final discworld novel The Shepherd’s Crown

Terry Pratchett fans dressed up at Waterstones Piccadilly

The publication of Sir Terry Pratchett’s final novel six months after his death is “a celebration” of the best-selling writer, according to one of his closest friends. Rob Wilkins, who was Sir Terry’s assistant, gave a reading from The Shepherd’s Crown at a midnight launch in Waterstones in Piccadilly. Fans in fancy dress gathered at […]

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