A Slip Of The Keyboard: Reflections On Alzheimer's, Inspirations, Orangutans And Hats by Terry PratchettA Slip Of The Keyboard: Reflections On Alzheimer's, Inspirations, Orangutans And Hats by Terry Pratchett

A Slip Of The Keyboard: Reflections On Alzheimer's, Inspirations, Orangutans And Hats

byTerry PratchettForeword byNeil Gaiman

Paperback | October 27, 2015

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A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day.

     With a foreword by Neil Gaiman

     Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series -- but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer's research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest examples of Pratchett's non fiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it means to be a writer (and why banana daiquiris are so important); from memories of Granny Pratchett to speculation about Gandalf's love life, and passionate defences of the causes dear to him. With all the humour and humanity that have made his novels so enduringly popular, this collection brings Pratchett out from behind the scenes of the Discworld to speak for himself -- man and boy, bibliophile and computer geek, champion of hats, orang-utans and Dignity in Dying.
TERRY PRATCHETT is the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. His fortieth Discworld novel, Raising Steam, was published in 2013. His books have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he is the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie...
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Title:A Slip Of The Keyboard: Reflections On Alzheimer's, Inspirations, Orangutans And HatsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:October 27, 2015Publisher:TransworldLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:055216772X

ISBN - 13:9780552167727

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• "Seriously funny about the weirdness of the world and humorously serious about the NHS, assisted dying and his urgent personal campaign for more research into Alzheimer's disease." --Iain Finlayson