Terry Pratchett

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Best known for the Discworld fantasy series, Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer's disease in 2007. But that hasn't kept him from continuing to write. Rob Wilkins/Courtesy of Clarion hide caption

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Terry Pratchett began writing the novels of his Discworld fantasy series in 1983. Snuff is the 39th book in the collection. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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