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First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
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First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5 (Paperback)

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The fifth book in the phenomenally successful Thursday Next series, from Number One bestselling author Jasper Fforde.



'Ingenious - I'll watch Jasper Fforde nervously' Terry Pratchett on The Eyre Affair



Fourteen years after she pegged out at 1988 SuperHoop, Thursday Next is grappling with a recalcitrant new apprentice, the death of Sherlock Holmes and the inexplicable departure of comedy from the once-hilarious Thomas Hardy novels.



Her idle sixteen-year-old would rather sleep all day than save the world from imminent destruction, the government has a dangerously high stupidity surplues, and the Stiltonista Cheese Mafia are causing trouble for Thursday in her hometown of Swindon.



Then things begin to get bad. As Reality Book Shows look set to transplant Reality TV Shows and Goliath invent a trans-fictional tourist coach, Thursday must once again have her wits about her as she travels to the very limits of acceptable narrative possibilities to rescue the reading experience from almost certain destruction . . .

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division Publication Date: 01/07/2008 ISBN-13: 9780340752029  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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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