Monthly Archives: September 2008

Speech to the Tory Party Conference

28th September 2008

I’m here today because you asked me to come.  I’m not here as a Tory, a Liberal or a Socialist.  My politics have always been “Against the Government”.  Sorry, I became a journalist at an early stage, and some of it sticks. You invited me here not because I’ve written 43 best selling books in the past 25 years, but…

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Terry to Address Conservative Party Conference

27th September 2008

Report on Terry’s upcoming address to the Conservative Party Conference. Terry Pratchett OBE, has accepted an invitation from Shadow Minister for Health Stephen O’Brien MP to address the Conservative Party on Monday 29th September. Mr Pratchett is a prolific writer of what has been termed ‘fantasy-satire’. He is most famous for his Discworld series which runs to 36 novels, and…

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Terry signs at the Hayling Island Bookshop and Waterstones Piccadilly

13th September 2008

The smallest island book shop and the Nation’s largest bookshop joined forces to launch Terry Pratchett’s new novel, NATION, at special events held on Saturday 13th September. NATION is set on a small desert island and challenges the way we think about cultural identity, nationhood and the history of civilisation. To reflect the book’s setting and story, Random House Children’s…

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11th September 2008

Our prize draw proved to be very successful to say the least, but there could only be one winner of the coveted UK Nation proof. Therefore, we were all very excited when Terry drew the name from the hat and…. CONGRATULATIONS TO KIRSTEN HOLLINGDALE! You are our winner and your signed proof is already on its way to you. Thanks…

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Terry Signs the Very First Nation For PJSM Prints

10th September 2008

With the publication of Nation less than 24 hours away, Terry’s first signing engagement was to work his way through our mountain of stock. He will also be pulling the name of our lucky winner out of his hat tomorrow morning when we will announce who has won our UK signed proof. Later in the day we will be heading…

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