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Sir Terry Pratchett wins bizarre award

Best-selling novelist Sir Terry Pratchett has won the bizarre award of having a pig named after one of his books.

Best-selling novelist Sir Terry Pratchett. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Archive

The 64-year-old writer was given the unusual prize after his novel Snuff won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction.

He will accept the prize, which includes a case of champagne, at next week's Hay Festival.