Stars of the showbiz and literary worlds have being paying tribute to Terry Pratchett, who has died at the age of 66.
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The final tweet left on the fantasy author’s official Twitter account simply said: ‘The End’.
The End.— Terry Pratchett (@terryandrob) March 12, 2015
Sir Terry - who announced back in 2007 that he was suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease - had sold more than 85 million books, making him the UK's bestselling author of the 1990s.
He was knighted for services to literature in 2009.
Tributes from David Cameron and authors and writers including Caitlin Moran, Ricky Gervais and Tony Parsons poured in for the Sir Terry, following his death.
Sad to hear of Sir Terry Pratchett's death, his books fired the imagination of millions and he fearlessly campaigned for dementia awareness.— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) March 12, 2015
"It’s not worth doing something unless someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren’t doing it." RIP the brilliant Terry Pratchett.— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) March 12, 2015
Oh man, Terry Pratchett died. I ripped off a good 80% of everything I know about writing from him. Fucking hell.— Caitlin Moran (@caitlinmoran) March 12, 2015
Oh RIP, Terry Pratchett. I hope the next world is as full of fun and adventure as the ones you created while you were here.— Jill Mansell (@JillMansell) March 12, 2015
Rest well, Terry Pratchett who died with his cats on his bed and his loved ones by his side. A great life, a brave death, inpsirational man.— Tony Parsons (@TonyParsonsUK) March 12, 2015
RIP Sir Terry Pratchett— Kay Burley (@KayBurley) March 12, 2015
Terribly sad news - the great Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld novels, has died. He will be much missed. http://t.co/I4gwqCcjdQ— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) March 12, 2015
Sad to hear of the passing of Terry Pratchett a fantastic writer. #GuardsGuards— Rylan Ross Clark (@Rylan) March 12, 2015
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