Well, The Shephed's Crowd (a Tiffany Aching book) is out in the UK, anyway -- (idiotically) the US release will be Sept 1.
As noted, Pratchett's daughter, Rhianna, his literary executor, will not authorize any more Discworld novels.
Pratchett once told me: "The Tiffany Aching series is what I would most like to be remembered for."
Shops opened at midnight and included Waterstones in Piccadilly, central London, where the author's friend Rob Wilkins read an extract to 200 ticket-holders.
I haven't read this one yet, but I'm going to be getting my copy ASAP, and, just like you, I'll be reading it straightaway.
The Shepherd's Crown [Terry Pratchett/Harpercollins] - Preorder for Sept 1
The Shepherd's Crown [Terry Pratchett/Doubleday] - On sale now (in the UK)
Sir Terry Pratchett fans: Final book 'devastating' [BBC]
I'm coming to Halifax to give the closing keynote on day one of Atlseccon on April 24th: it's only my second-ever visit to the city and the first time I've given a talk there, so I really hope you can make it!
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