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    One of Our Thursdays is Missing (Hardback) By (author) Jasper Fforde


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    DescriptionIt is a time of unrest in the BookWorld. Only the diplomatic skills of ace literary detective Thursday Next can avert a devastating genre war. But a week before the peace talks, Thursday vanishes. Has she simply returned home to the RealWorld or is this something more sinister? All is not yet lost. Living at the quiet end of speculative fiction is the written Thursday Next, eager to prove herself worthy of her illustrious namesake. The fictional Thursday is soon hot on the trail of her factual alter-ego, and quickly stumbles upon a plot so fiendish that it threatens the very BookWorld itself.

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    One of Our Thursdays is Missing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jasper Fforde
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 199 mm
    Thickness: 35 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    ISBN 13: 9780340963074
    ISBN 10: 0340963077

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: FIC, 823.92
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11200
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022000
    Thema V1.0: FF
    Illustrations note
    Hodder & Stoughton General Division
    Imprint name
    Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
    Publication date
    22 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Jasper Fforde traded a varied career in the film industry for staring out of the window and chewing the end of a pencil. He lives and works in Wales and has a passion for aviation.
    Review quote
    'It is pure inspired lunacy and the funniest book you will see this year.' -- Daily Express 'Reading a Fforde novel feels like taking off on a magic carpet, only to be picked up by another and another and taken on new flights of fantasy ... When the plot is thundering along, peppered with jokes, lively dialogue and silly names ... you just sit back and enjoy the ride.' -- Scotsman '[One of Our Thursdays is Missing has] freshness and invention bursting from every page' -- Sunday Times 'Jam packed with ingeniously witty ideas' -- SFX.co.uk 'This cleverly written, intelligent and witty book had me captivated from the first line ... the author is clearly highly intelligent, well-educated and very well read ... It feels at times as though the author is channelling the spirit of the late, great Douglas Adams' -- British Fantasy Society Journal 'A riot of puns, in-jokes and literary allusions that Fforde carries off with aplomb' -- Daily Mail 'Fans of the late Douglas Adams, or, even, Monty Python, will feel at home with Fforde' -- Herald 'Forget all the rules of time, space and reality; just sit back and enjoy the adventure.' -- Sunday Telegraph 'Fans will lap up the eccentric qualities they've come to expect from Fforde' -- News of the World