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Tag: jasper fforde

Fantasy

One of Our Thursdays is Missing

One of Our Thursdays is Missing is the sixth book in the Thursday Next series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. BookWorld is on the brink of a genre war. Literary detective Thursday Next is scheduled to attend peace talks…

Fantasy

First Among Sequels

First Among Sequels is the fifth book in the Thursday Next series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. The year is 2002. It is fourteen years since Thursday almost pegged out at the 1988 Croquet SuperHoop, and life is beginning…

Fantasy

Something Rotten

We need someone like you, Miss Next – a human with drive, a propensity towards violence and the ability to take command – yet someone governed by what is right. The fate of the world rests on the outcome of a croquet match between Reading…

5 Star, Fantasy

The Well of Lost Plots

Poor Thursday still hasn’t reactualised her non-husband Landen. Even worse she’s beginning to forget him. Could it be the work of that pesky Aornis Hades, lurking in her memories? At the end of Lost in a Good Book, Thursday Next is persuaded to spend the…

Fantasy

Lost in a Good Book

Both Thursday Next and Pickwick the dodo are expectant mothers (yes Pickwick isn’t a he after all) but they don’t have long to enjoy the good news. Thursday returns home to find her husband, Landon, no longer exists. Someone from the ChronoGuard has gone back…