Book review: A loving footnote to late Discworld author Terry Pratchett’s quirky life

Late author Terry Pratchett (right) and his personal assistant Rob Wilkins. PHOTO: PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
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Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes
By Rob Wilkins
Biography/Doubleday/Paperback/439 pages/$33.71/Books Kinokuniya
4 out of 5 stars

A man “is not dead while his name is still spoken”. So goes a line in Going Postal (2004), the 33rd book in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series. This is the hope embedded in this biography – a loving, wry portrait of the late British author.

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