Category Archives: Pratchett (Terry)

How Fantasy Keeps Us Human

Neil Gaiman and the late Terry Pratchett are beloved fantasy writers because they stand up for our humanity in dehumanizing times.

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Pratchett’s Strong Case for Diversity

Terry Pratchett’s comic fantasy Discworld books culminated in the introduction of the railway in his final novel. Pratchett is an effective advocate for a post-modern, multicultural world.

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