Terry Pratchett’s death announced in Discworld-esque tweet

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© Keo Films Picture shows: Sir Terry Pratchett TX: BBC Two, dateTBC PROGRAMME: Terry Pratchett - A Death Worth Dying Terry Pratchett’s publisher announced his death this afternoon (Picture: BBC)

Best-selling author Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66

His passing was announced on Twitter this afternoon with a tweet saying: ‘Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night.’

His publisher Larry Finlay published this statement: ‘I was deeply saddened to learn that Sir Terry Pratchett has died. The world has lost one of its brightest, sharpest minds.

‘In over 70 books, Terry enriched the planet like few before him. As all who read him know, Discworld was his vehicle to satirize this world: he did so brilliantly, with great skill, enormous humour and constant invention.

‘Terry faced his…

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