The internet has responded to news of Terry Pratchett's death with Facebook posts, petitions, tributes from fans and colleagues, includingNeil Gaiman and George R.R. Martin, and generous donations to his family’s chosen Alzheimer’s charity
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BBC："The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds," said Larry Finlay of his publishers Transworld.
The author died at home, surrounded by his family, "with his cat sleeping on his bed", he added.
Sir Terry wrote more than 70 books during his career and completed his final book last summer.
多少討論和知識，都沒有BBC這部Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die 來得令人震驚和深思。
Fantasy author Pratchett dies aged 66
UK fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, his publisher says
Terry Pratchett in quotes: 15 of the best
As the literary world mourns the death of the Discworld creator, here are some of his most inspiring and memorable quotes. Add your favourites in the comments
Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series, dies aged 66
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Terry Pratchett on an archive picture. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe/Eamonn McCabe
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The whole of life is just like watching a film. Only it’s as though you always get in ten minutes after the big picture has started, and no-one will tell you the plot, so you have to work it out all yourself from the clues. —from Moving Pictures
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time. —from Hogfather
Terry Pratchett, Discworld series author, dies aged 66
I’d rather be a rising ape than a falling angel. —from the Guardian Book Club
It’s not worth doing something unless someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren’t doing it. —from the foreword to The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy, by David Pringle
Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can.
The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they’ve found it. – from Monstrous Regiment
It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done. – from A Hat Full of Sky
There are times in life when people must know when not to let go. Balloons are designed to teach small children this.
Terry Pratchett: share your tributes and memories
The entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks.
If you don’t turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else’s story. – from The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.
Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray to. - from Snuff
I have no use for people who have learned the limits of the possible.
So much universe, and so little time.