Thursday, December 13, 2007

Terry Pratchett

Author Terry Pratchett has Alzheimer's

Sad, sad news.

As far as I know, the only thing I've ever read of Pratchett's work was Good Omens co-written with Neil Gaiman. Loved it!

If you'd like to see Terry Pratchett's words about his diagnosis, click here.


Anonymous said...

This truly is tragic news. It hasn't been a great year for fantasy writers, what with Robert Jordan's recent passing and all the rest.

Virginia Lee said...

Oh gosh. I have that very book in the stack to my immediate right as I type. I checked it out of the library several weeks ago and haven't gotten around to it. I'll make an extra special point of doing so now.

Arachne Jericho said...

Whenever I see this, I'm always filled with a sense of sadness. And it's all over the webs--it makes an impression on me how widespread his influence is, and how loved his books are.

He points out on the site now that he's not dead yet and there's things they can do to delay the true onset.