[LMB] I'm misunderstanding beguilement?

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 19:54:22 BST 2019


On Tue, Aug 6, 2019 at 9:49 PM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I found that in his last few books, all of the protagonists sounded
> kind of the same -- they all had the same "voices" when they spoke,
> oh yes!  For example, they all had the "blah blah, oh yes!" pattern.
> I mentioned this to his agent (IIRC?), who attributed it to the
> manuscripts having being tidied up by Pratchett's assistant.


Supposedly his Alzheimer's was manifesting mostly towards the back of his
brain in the visual centers rather than the executive-controlling frontal
lobes.  But I don't think anyone who didn't have direct contact with him
really knows what changes to personality and cognition really took place.


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