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National Book Festival

Terry Pratchett published his first story when he was 13 and had his first commercial sale four years later. He is the author of the best-selling Discworld series that includes "The Colour of Magic" (1983) and "Making Money" (HarperCollins, 2007). The author of two science fiction novels and seven books for younger readers, his novels have sold more than 45 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 27 languages. He received the British Fantasy Award for best novel (1989) and was named an Order of the British Empire (for services to literature) in the Queen's Birthday Honours of 1998.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Terry Pratchett