NEWS REVIEW 1.4

In the week that Terry Pratchett sadly passed away, I thought I would scour the net to see how the various book sections of the newspapers are paying tribute to the man who taught us that the world isn’t always round.


The BBC has dug into the archives of Radio 4 and replayed a wonderful interview with Terry Pratchett. The interview is available to listen to on the iPlayer.

Click to listen to James Naughtie presents a special interview with Terry Pratchett to talk about Mort, his fourth installment of the Discworld series.


On the Guardian book blog Graeme Neill writes about what he missed the first time he read through the Discworld novels… A task I am soon to begin.

Revisiting Terry Pratchett’s Discworld taught me why I love reading


The Independent decided that a picture is worth a thousand words, so they presented Terry Pratchett’s career with a series of photos.

A career in pictures of Britain’s most prolific fantasy writer


The Daily Telegraph has decided to speak to Terry Pratchett’s daughter to find out what life was life growing up with Sir Terry as your father.

“It was like having a full-sized hobbit for a father”

Rhianna Pratchett on life with her father – the late, great Sir Terry


So popular was Terry Pratchett that I could fill so much more space on this blog with Pratchett news and views from the past week, but I think I will save some stuff for my Re-Discovering Discworld Project.

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Author: 2Dubya

Like most people one day Wesley will die. Until then though, Wesley spends his days drinking coffee, watching the telly,trying to figure out politics and listening to BBC Radio... and on the days he is at work watching trains under the ground. Away from work he putters around in the kitchen, tends to his fish, watches films and occasionally reads a book, or works in his garden. Wesley is also a keen father to his two little princesses, and a slave to his wife.

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