Terry Pratchett's ethical essay was first broadcast to millions as the BBC Richard Dimbleby Lecture 2010. Now more poignant than ever, he argues for our right to choose - the right to a good life, and a good death too...
"Most men don't fear death. They fear those things - the knife, the shipwreck, the illness, the bomb - which precede, by microseconds if you're lucky, and many years if you're not, the moment of death."
- Terry Pratchett
When Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in his fifties he was angry - not with death but with the disease that would take him there, and with the suffering disease can cause when we are not allowed to put an end to it. In this essay Terry addressed why we all deserve a life worth living and a death worth dying for.
64 pages. Includes foreword by Terry Pratchett's friend and assistant of many years, Rob Wilkins.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
A collection or short stories and writings by master storyteller Terry Pratchett, from the beginnings of his career to Discworld and everything in between - with illustrations by the late Josh Kirby and drawings by the author himself!
A small but perfectly formed collection of Terry Pratchett's funniest and most memorable words about life and the universe - for whenever you need a drop of Pratchett wisdom!
Sir Terry Pratchett's iconic 'Death' ring; a very special piece of Discworld jewellery originally created for the author himself, and featured in many a photograph of the man in the hat. This official 'fans' version of his iconic Death ring features everyone's favourite anthropomorphic personification in sterling silver!
A sword to reap royal souls, slice shadows and cut through air, sound and time! As featured in Terry Pratchett's Mort and Hogfather, wielded by Death, Mort and Susan this magnificent miniature replica of Death's regal reaping tool is a must-have addition to any geek shelf!
1000 Puzzling Pieces
Cower, brief mortals, and take on the challenge of our exclusive 1000 piece Discworld Jigsaw puzzle - it'll be the DEATH of you! See the Reaper Man's inner sanctum come to 'life' before your eyes in an astonishing illustration full of hidden details alluding to Terry Pratchett's endearing Grim Reaper!
A David Wyatt Collaboration!
See DEATH'S study brought to... er... 'life' in our exclusive art print, bursting with souvenirs from Death's visitations to the mortal realm. Look out for family portraits, familiar lifetimers, and guest appearances from Binky, Quoth and the Death of Rats and a tribute to Sir Terry himself!
Any 3 pairs for £15!
Give 'life' to your feet with a pair of Death socks! This fantastically fun footwear features a pattern of lifetimers, scythes and everyone’s favourite anthropomorphic personification from Terry Pratchett's Discworld - for soles with 'soul'!*BUY ANY 3 PAIRS OF DISCWORLD SOCKS FOR £15!*
Official Discworld Figurine
'"The Stealer of Souls, . . . Defeater of Empires, Swallower of Oceans, Thief of Years, The Ultimate Reality, Harvester of Mankind, the—"ALL RIGHT, ALL RIGHT. I CAN SEE MYSELF IN.”'- Terry Pratchett, Mort Add a touch of Death to your bookshelf with our official Discworld figurine featuring Terry Pratchett's enigmatic Grim Reaper, produced in our signature...
By the Discworld Emporium!
Life can be complicated, so sometimes it’s good to get an... OUTSIDE PERSPECTIVE!The first official Discworld Journal is full of characters and quotes from the Death series of Terry Pratchett's Discworld books, with ample space in which to write your own life story! Produced by us, the Discworld Emporium, and illustrated by David Wyatt!
Baby you were Born to Rune!
Baby you were 'Born to Rune'!Official Discworld T-Shirt featuring the iconic image of Discworld's pale rider Death from Terry Pratchett's Soul Music! Depicted on his metal steed, complete 'with the coat he borrowed from the Dean', Death has been illustrated exclusively for the Discworld Emporium by Joe Mclaren!