Author Terry Pratchett has died, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. The acclaimed novelist – best known for his Discworld series – was 66.
Pratchett wrote more than 70 books, which sold over 85m copies and have been translated into 37 languages. His first novel – The Carpet People – was published in 1971, while the first of his Discworld efforts – The Colour of Magic – was published in 1983. He went onto write more than 40 books in the series, several of which were used as the basis for video games, role-playing games, TV shows and graphic novels.