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Pratchett has Alzheimer's

13th December 2007

Fantasy author Terry Pratchett has informed his fans that he has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

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Pratchett, who turns 60 next year, has sold over 45 million books, which have been translated into 33 different languages, and was given an OBE in 1998. He said: "Frankly, I would prefer it if people kept things cheerful, because I think there's time for at least a few more books yet."


 

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Article Information

Title: Pratchett has Alzheimer's
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5071
Date Added: 13th Dec 2007

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