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Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Pratchett has Alzheimer's disease

The writer said he would continue to work on his latest book

Author Terry Pratchett is suffering from a rare form of early Alzheimer's disease, it was revealed on the BBC NEWS 24 website earlier today.

In a statement 59 year old author Pratchett said it would have been "unfair to withhold the news" from his publishers and added that the condition was behind a "phantom stroke" earlier this year.

The full news can be read on the BBC website at


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