A Slip of the Keyboard

  • by Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by Michael Fenton Stevens
  • 9 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

With a foreword by Neil Gaiman
Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of listeners the world over with his best-selling Discworld series - but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer’s research and animal rights.
A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest examples of Pratchett’s nonfiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it means to be a writer (and why banana daiquiris are so important); from memories of Granny Pratchett to speculation about Gandalf’s love life, and passionate defences of the causes dear to him.
With all the humour and humanity that have made his novels so enduringly popular, this collection brings Pratchett out from behind the scenes of the Discworld to speak for himself - man and boy, bibliophile and computer geek, champion of hats, orangutans and Dignity in Dying.


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An moving and witty book for Pratchett fans

I love Terry Pratchett, I've read his wonderful stories since I was a teen. This book gives us an insight into the man behind the keyboard. Witty, fiercely intelligent, thought provoking and moving. I naive it 4 stars, rather than 5 because this book isn't for everyone, but is a real treasure for fans.
The narrator should be commended, his dry delivery completely captures the humour of Pratchett, making it work perfectly as an audio medium.
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- Swashbuckle

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-25-2014
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks