First Among Sequels

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Thursday Next is back. And this time it's personal ...Officially, Literary Detective Thursday Next is off the case. Once a key figure in the BookWorld police force, she is concentrating on her duties as a wife and mother. Or so her husband thinks ...Unofficially, Thursday is working as hard as ever - and in this world of dangerously short attention spans, there's no rest for the literate. Can Thursday stop Pride and Prejudice being turned into a vote-em-off reality book? Who killed Sherlock Holmes? And will Thursday get her teenage son out of bed in time for him to save the world?

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 33.02mm | 204.12g
  • Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Hodder Paperback
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • B&W line drawings
  • 0340752025
  • 9780340752029
  • 9,027

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'Once you read one - you'll be hooked.' David Baldacci 'Fforde's books are more than just an ingenious idea. They are written with buoyant zest and are tautly plotted. They have empathetic heroes and heroines who nearly make terrible mistakes and suitably dastardly villains who do. They also have more twists and turns than Christie, and are embellished with the rich details of Dickens or Pratchett' Independent A riot of puns, in-jokes and literary allusions that Fforde carries off with aplomb Daily Mail 'Fforde is a master entertainer, and a wordsmith of dexterous genius.' Scotsman 'Fans of the late Douglas Adams, or, even, Monty Python, will feel at home with Fforde' Herald

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About Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde traded a varied career in the film industry for staring out of the window and sucking the end of a pencil. He lives and works in Wales and has a passion for aviation.

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