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Author TERRY PRATCHETT has been knighted by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The writer was honoured for outstanding services to literature during a ceremony on Wednesday (18Feb09). Pratchett, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in 2007, is best known for his hugely popular Discworld series of comic fantasy novels and has sold more than 55 million books worldwide.


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