Red Side Story

Red Side Story

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Hardback Published on: 06/02/2024
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Red Side Story
Fforde does surreal better than anyone.
I have to say I love most things that Fforde writes, this is where you are graded to the colours that you can see, Red, Green, Yellow. Eddie Russett is a R... READ MORE
Neil Challis @Windsor
Red Side Story
Worth the wait!
New books by Jasper are always a delight, but this is one I've been chomping at the bit for ever since finishing Shades of Grey some 10 odd years ago. Fort... READ MORE
Holly Workman at Reading Broad Street
Red Side Story
A brilliant sequel a decade in the making
A terrific, long-awaited follow up to 2012's Shades of Grey, Red Side Story picks up Eddie and Jane's story in East Carmine as they slowly start to unravel... READ MORE
Jake Dickson


Imagine a world where your position in society depended on what bit of the colour spectrum you could see. This is the world inhabited by Eddie Russett (red, middle-level) and Jane Grey (monochromatic, lowest in society). Eddie and Jane must negotiate the delicate Chromatic politics of society to find out what the 'Something that Happened' actually was, how society got to be this way, and crucially, is there Somewhere Else beyond their borders - and if there is, could there be Someone Else, too, someone whose unseen hand has been guiding the fortunes and misfortunes of the nation for the past 500 years? It's a tale of a young couple's thirst for justice and answers in an implacably rigid society, where the prisoners are also the guards, and cages of convention bind the citizens to only one way of thinking - or suffer the consequences...

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444763669
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 600g
  • Dimensions: 231 x 147 x 33 mm

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Red Side Story
Well worth the wait
Shades of Grey is among my all-time favourites, so having Red Side Story as a sequel fourteen years after it was first published is fantastic. It has lived... READ MORE
Benjamin  Baker
Red Side Story
Sequel to to Shades of Grey is even better.
I’ve reread SoG many times and have long waited for the sequel, I have not been disappointed. Absolutely wonderful. Expands all the loose ends from SoG, ... READ MORE
Trevor Pearce-Jones