Архив за етикет: Алцхаймер

R.I.P. Тери Пратчет




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Публикувано от на 12 март, 2015 в Новини


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„I am not dead“

Преди малко попаднах на една новина, от преди няколко дни която дълбоко ме натъжи. Става въпрос за геният Тери Пратчет. Ако още не сте научили Тери е болен от алцхаймер… Ето „официалното“ му изказване по въпроса:


I would have liked to keep this one quiet for a little while, but because of upcoming conventions and of course the need to keep my publishers informed, it seems to me unfair to withhold the news. I have been diagnosed with a very rare form of early onset Alzheimer’s, which lay behind this year’s phantom „stroke“.

We are taking it fairly philosophically down here and possibly with a mild optimism. For now work is continuing on the completion of Nation and the basic notes are already being laid down for Unseen Academicals. All other things being equal, I expect to meet most current and, as far as possible, future commitments but will discuss things with the various organisers. Frankly, I would prefer it if people kept things cheerful, because I think there’s time for at least a few more books yet :o)

Terry Pratchett

PS I would just like to draw attention to everyone reading the above that this should be interpreted as ‘I am not dead’. I will, of course, be dead at some future point, as will everybody else. For me, this maybe further off than you think – it’s too soon to tell. I know it’s a very human thing to say „Is there anything I can do“, but in this case I would only entertain offers from very high-end experts in brain chemistry.


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Публикувано от на 15 декември, 2007 в Инциденти, Новини


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