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A Tribute to Terry Pratchett and Discworld®

Fans from around the world contributed their favourite quotes to make this heartfelt tribute, showcasing Sir Terry’s brilliant wit and imagination. The final Discworld® book, THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN, has now been released.

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Petition launched to name new element ‘Octarine’ in honour of Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett fans are calling for the beloved author to be honoured by naming a new element in the periodic table after his popular Discworld book series. Element 117 was recently confirmed by the International Union of Applied Chemistry and given a temporary symbol of Uus. Now, Dr Kat Day, a chemist, blogger and self-proclaimed “huge” Pratchett fan wants 117 to […]

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RIP: Remembering the stars who died in 2015

March was dominated by the death of fantasy author and creator of the Discworld series Sir Terry Pratchett at the age of 66. The author, who campaigned for assisted suicide after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2007, wrote more than 70 books in a career spanning 44 years. “Nothing was beyond his powers of […]

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