First Among Sequels: A Thursday Next Novel
Viking Adult, Hardcover, 9780670038718, 384pp.
Publication Date: July 24, 2007
Jasper Fforde has thrilled readers everywhere with his gloriously outlandish novels in the Thursday Next and Nursery Crime series. And with another genre-bending blend of crime fiction, fantasy, and top-drawer literary entertainmentis "Thursday Next: First Among Sequels," Fforde's famous literary detective is once again ready to make the world safe for fiction. Thursday Next is grappling with a host of problems in BookWorld: a recalcitrant new apprentice, the death of Sherlock Holmes, and the inexplicable departure of comedy from the once- hilarious Thomas Hardy novels, to name just a few all while captaining the ship "Moral Dilemma" and facing down her most vicious enemy yet: herself. Thursday's zany investigations continue with "Our Thursdays is Missing." Look for the five other bestselling Thursday Next novels, including Jasper Fforde's latest bestseller, "The Woman Who Died A Lot." Visit jasperfforde.com for a ffull window into the Ffordian world
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Jasper Fforde traded a varied career in the film industry for staring vacantly out of the window and arranging words on a page. He lives and writes in Wales. The Eyre Affair was his first novel in the bestselling "Thursday Next" series. He is also the author of the "Nursery Crime" series.