A Slip of the Keyboard

A Slip of the Keyboard

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Terry Pratchett in his own words With a foreword by Neil Gaiman Terry Pratchett earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series a€“ but in recent years he became equally well-known as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimera€™s research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together the best of Pratchetta€™s non fiction writing on his life, on his work, and on the weirdness of the world: from Granny Pratchett to Gandalfa€™s love life; from banana daiquiris to books that inspired him; from getting started as a writer to the injustices that he fought to end. With his trademark humour, humanity and unforgettable way with words, this collection offers an insight behind the scenes of Discworld into a much loved and much missed figure a€“ man and boy, bibliophile and computer geek, champion of hats, orang-utans and the right to a good death.heart. of. gold. Bath. and. West. Evening. Chronicle, . 24. April. 1976. I was a subeditor at this paper, some years into my career as a ... One achievement Daedalus is credited with is the casting, in gold, of a honeycomb, and in the book Ayrton suggested how it might have been done. To cast in metal you can make a wax model, envelop it in a sort of plaster cast, melt out the wax and fill the impression.

Title:A Slip of the Keyboard
Author:Terry Pratchett
Publisher:Random House - 2014-09-25


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