Author: Terry Pratchett

A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction by Terry Pratchett

Posted 06/20/2018 by Charli - 0 Comments -

This was my first foray into reading Terry Pratchett and I have to say, although the stories were good, they weren’t GREAT. Part of this is due to some of the stories having been written a long time ago, when he’d first started writing. Part of this is also due to my not being particularly knowledgeable about Discworld, and so the Discworld stories didn’t really make any sense to me. Terry Pratchett’s writing style is very good. He knows how to tell a story. I’m not denying that. He knows how to develop characters in just a few short sentences so that a short story can get on with it. But some of the earlier works – I’m just not sure why the editors and publisher were willing to have them in there… and Terry himself was rather embarrassed by some of the stories. All in all, it was a […]