A choice of essays and different non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the entire of his writing occupation from his early years to the current day.
Terry Pratchett has earned a spot within the hearts of readers internationally together with his bestselling Discworld sequence -- yet lately he has turn into both famous and revered as an outspoken campaigner for reasons together with Alzheimer's examine and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard
brings jointly for the 1st time the best examples of Pratchett's non fiction writing, either critical and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it potential to be a author (and why banana daiquiris are so important); from thoughts of Granny Pratchett to hypothesis approximately Gandalf's love existence, and passionate defences of the explanations expensive to him.
With the entire humour and humanity that experience made his novels so enduringly well known, this assortment brings Pratchett out from backstage of the Discworld to talk for himself -- guy and boy, bibliophile and computing device geek, champion of hats, orangutans and Dignity in Dying.
Snuff was the bestselling grownup hardcover novel of 2011. A Blink of the Screen, Terry's brief fiction assortment, used to be additionally one of many bestselling hardcovers of 2012.