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As he wished: steamroller crushes late author Terry Pratchett's unpublished novels

The manager of Terry Pratchett's estate says he's honoured the late fantasy author's wishes by destroying a hard drive containing his unpublished works with a steamroller.

'One lousy steamroller, ten unpublished novels and look at all the trouble I'm in,' quipped Rob Wilkins

Beloved fantasy author Terry Pratchett, seen in 2010 in London, died in 2015 at the age of 66. The manager of his estate fulfilled one of the late author's wishes last week by destroying his unpublished novels. (Oli Scarff/Getty)

The manager of Terry Pratchett's estate says he's honoured the late fantasy author's wishes by destroying a hard drive containing his unpublished works with a steamroller.

Rob Wilkins posted a picture of himself near a steamroller and tweeted: "About to fulfil my obligation to Terry."

He followed up with an image of a broken hard drive and wrote: "There goes the browsing history..."

The hard drive was crushed by a vintage steamroller named Lord Jericho.

What is left of the object will go on display at England's Salisbury Museum in September, as part of the exhibition, Terry Pratchett: HisWorld.

Pratchett, one of Britain's best-loved authors who created the Discworld series and wrote some 70 books, died in 2015 at the age of 66. He suffered from early onset Alzheimer's disease.

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