Discworld Series Creator Terry Pratchett-www.kepu.net.cn

Crafts-Hobbies Terry Pratchett was born in 1948 and his full name is actually Terence David John Pratchett. Terry Pratchett is most famous for his Discworld humorous fantasy series of novels. Pratchett sold his first story in his teens and it earned him enough money to go out and buy a type writer to carry on with his writing. His very first novel, before Discworld started, was called The Carpet People. This was published by Colin Smythe in 1971. Terry Pratchett then worked fas a journalist for many years while writing the Discworld series in his spare time. By 1983 he released the first humorous Discworld novel, titled The Carpet People. By 1987 Terry Pratchett was able to turn to writing full time and since then he has never looked back. There are a total of 36 books in the Discworld series. Pratchett won a Carnegie Medal for "The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents". In 1990 Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman did a collaboration and the novel Good Omens was born. It has been a longtime seller and was reissued in 2006. In September 2007 Terry Pratchett released Making Money and was an instant New York Times bestseller. The Discworld series started out as a parody of things that were around in the early ’80s, which then turn into a humorous series about everything. Terry has a writing style that includes unique characteristics, like his use of footnotes which usually has a comic narrative on the narrative. He also doesn’t use chapters, saying that "life does not happen in regular chapters, nor do movies". He makes use of puns, allusions and culture references in his novels. Pratchett has lots of outside influences on his work and doesn’t make a secret out of it. He uses various characters from classic literature and makes sure to always add an unique twist. A lot of his work has been adapted for other media. These include radio, theater, television, feature films, comic books, graphic novels, role-playing games, computer and console games as well as Internet games. He has a large following of people that are dedicated fans of the Discworld series and the humorous characters that he comes up with. Terry Pratchett is regarded as one of the most significant English-language satirists and has one numerous awards for his Discworld series. Currently Terry Pratchett lives in London with his family where he continues to write brilliant novels. If you haven’t read a Terry Pratchett book, do yourself a favor and go get one now! About the Author: 相关的主题文章: