Terry Pratchett, or more properly Sir Terry Pratchett, continues to brighten our days and nights with his mega-popular Discworld series, which already tallies more than sixty-five million copies sold. With this rollicking vacation adventure of Commander Sam Vimes, Snuff extends the winning streak of the man the Washington Post Book World called "the purely funniest English writer since Wodehouse." Born to be a bestseller.
Meet the Author
Sir Terry Pratchett is one of the worlds most popular authors. his novels about the fantastical flat planet Discworld have sold more than 65 million copies, and in 2009 he was knighted for services to literature.
Sir Terrys highly praised novels for children have won such honors as the Boston GlobeHorn Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book prize for Young Adult Literature, a Printz Honor, and Britains prestigious Carnegie Medal.
He lives in England with his wife and many cats.
- Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
- Date of Birth:
- April 28, 1948
- Place of Birth:
- Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
- Four honorary degrees in literature from the universities of Portsmouth, Bristol, Bath and Warwick
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