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An Unofficial Companion to the Novels of Terry Pratchett

by Alan J. Porter

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Published by Greenwood World Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary reference works,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • English Literature - Individual Core Authors,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Science Fiction,
  • Reference,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Pratchett, Terry

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAndrew M. Butler (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11914829M
    ISBN 101846450012
    ISBN 109781846450013

    An Unofficial Companion To The Novels Of Terry Pratchett. Author by A Companion to the Novels of Terry Pratchett is essential reading for fans who want to unpick the allusions and appreciate the rich complexity of one of the great bodies of contemporary popular literature. Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free. From his knighthood to his Blue Peter badge, the HisWorld Companion provides a poignant a glimpse into the life and work of our favourite author, Sir Terry Pratchett, with a lovingly curated collection of his life’s possessions and associated ephemera with full-colour photographs and a treasure-trove of anecdotes and contributions from his closest companions and collaborators including.

    Terry Pratchett. Huge DISCWORLD Collection. 21 hardcover books - all UK trade editions + EXTRAS - maps, graphic novels, companion books. THE DISCWORLD COMPANION. THE WIT AND WISDOM OF DISCWORLD. WHERE IS MY COW? ERIC. THE LAST HERO. THE MAPS OF DISCWORLD (x2)Seller Rating: % positive.   Terry Pratchett was born in in Beaconsfield, Bucks, and decided to become a journalist after his first short story, ‘The Hades Business’, was published in Science Fantasy magazine when he was fifteen years old.. His first job was on the Bucks Free Press and he went on to work for various newspapers before becoming a publicity officer for the Central Electricity Generating Board in .

    ISBN UK 1st edition 1st impression hardback in pictorial boards. Published by Greenwood Books in The book is fine and appears unread. This work is an essential reading for fans of Pratchett's bestselling science fiction and fantasy novels who want to pick the allusions and appreciate the complexity of one of the great work of Pratchett's playful narratives. The Magic of Terry Pratchett is an unofficial biography of the author written by Marc Burrows. The biography is considered unofficial because the Pratchett estate was not involved with the production of this book and as such several important people connected to Terry Pratchett did not contribute to the book such as Rhianna Pratchett and Rob Wilkins.


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But it's hard to see what help "Unofficial Companion" offers that the revised "Discworld Companion" doesn't. Oh sure, there are a few things. Butler looks at the non-Discworld books, including both the "Johnny" series and the "Truckers" series, but I've always regarded those as Pratchett's lesser efforts.3/5.

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Sir Terence David John Pratchett OBE (28 April – 12 March ) was an English humorist, satirist, and author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels. Pratchett's first novel, The Carpet People, was published in The first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic, was published inafter which Pratchett wrote an average.

Butler, A. An unofficial companion to the novels of Terry Pratchett. Santa Barbara, USA Praeger. Terry Pratchett is an internationally acclaimed author who specializes in fantasy books.

He was born Terrence David John Pratchett in 28th of April in Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire, England. He was the only child of David and Eileen Pratchett. He spent his early life in Bridgewater, Somerset where he sat for his eleven plus exam and passed.

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Sir Terry Pratchett was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and his Discworld books have become truly iconic. If you’re new to the series our handy book generator will help you to decide which one to read first. An inner series in the Discworld saga.

This set of books are about the Ankh-Morpork City Watch. See also: Discworld Companion Books - Discworld Maps - The Science of Discworld Sub-series: Discworld - Death Series Discworld - Ankh-Morpork City Watch series Discworld - Witches Series Discwo More.

Terry Pratchett was an English author who is best known for his Discworld comic fantasy series. Terry Pratchett sadly passed away on March 12th, Pratchett battled Alzheimer’s disease for years after announcing it online in He died after a chest infection.

The editor of An Unofficial Companion to the Novels of Terry Pratchett () and Christopher Priest: The Interaction (), he has also written Pocket Essentials on Philip K. Dick (, ), Cyberpunk (), Terry Pratchett (), Film Studies (,), and 4/5(1). Author: Terry PratchettTitle: Making MoneyFormat: eBookRating: 5/5I love Terry Pratchett.

Love, love, love him. He's funny, which in my book is one of the most important qualities an author can have. He's warm and he's smart, which makes his humour smart and his books smart as well. Prior to read. Quiz books (with forewords by Terry Pratchett) Terry Pratchett's Discworld Quizbook: The Unseen University Challenge () A Terry Pratchett Discworld Quizbook: The Wyrdest Link () Unofficial books about Terry Pratchett.

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Saint Augustine, Jack Williamson, Charles de Lint, Charaline Harris. Free 2-day shipping. Buy An Unofficial Companion to the Novels of Terry Pratchett (Hardcover) at nd: Andrew Butler. Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series comprises of a staggering 41 novels, 32 years in the making.

The Discworld itself grew to become one of the most richly detailed and inventive fantasy worlds in the history of the written word. Pratchett’s best known body of work is the Discworld series— a book series which deals with a wide-ranging cast of characters in an all-encompassing parallel, Medieval, universe— and different Discworld novels take different tones, ranging from absurdist comedy to sharp social commentary.

Equal Rites, published inis a good starting point.The Discworld Companion is an encyclopaedia of the Discworld fictional universe, created by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs. Four editions have been published, under varying titles.

The Companion contains precise definitions of words, people, places and events that have appeared in at least one Discworld novel, map, diary or non-fiction book, or in one of the three short stories "Troll.Oxford Companions are known for their authority, comprehensiveness, and browsability--"the best reference books in the language," according to Harper's.

Perhaps the most well-known Companion of all has been The Oxford Companion to English Literature, now in its revised fifth edition. But the literary canon isn't static, and modern literature in all of its richness demands a more comprehensive.