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Terry Pratchett, author of fantasy 'Discworld' novels, dies at 66

LONDON (Reuters) - Terry Pratchett, the British author of the popular "Discworld" series of fantasy novels, has died of a form of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 66, his publishing house said on Thursday.
/ Source: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Terry Pratchett, the British author of the popular "Discworld" series of fantasy novels, has died of a form of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 66, his publishing house said on Thursday.

Pratchett died at home surrounded by his family with his cat sleeping on his bed, Transworld Publishers said.

(Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; editing by Michael Holden)