Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series of novels who had early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, has died aged 66, his publishers have announced.
He passed away in his home, with his cat sleeping on his bed surrounded by his family on Thursday.
He completed his last book, a new Discworld novel, in the summer of 2014.
Larry Finlay, MD at Transworld Publishers, said in a statement: “The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds.”"
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