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A Blink of the Screen

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A Blink of the Screen

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In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-l...

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In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other s... hort form fiction collected into one volume. A Blink of the Screen charts the course of Pratchett's long writing career- from his schooldays through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press,; to the origins of his debut novel, The Carpet People; and on again to the dizzy mastery of the phenomenally successful Discworld series. Here are characters both familiar and yet to be discovered; abandoned worlds and others still expanding; adventure, chickens, death, disco and, actually, some quite disturbing ideas about Christmas,all of it shot through with his inimitable brand of humour. With an introduction by Booker Prize-winning author A.S. Byatt, illustrations by the late Josh Kirby and drawings by the author himself, this is a book to treasure.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 01/11/2013
  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 368
  • Dimensions (mm): 198x127x23mm
  • Weight: 286g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 01/11/2013
  • Author:Terry Pratchett

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