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Early Riser - Jasper Fforde
Early Riser
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Imagine a world where all humans must hibernate through a brutally cold winter, their bodies dangerously close to death as they enter an ultra-low metabolic state of utterly dreamless sleep. All humans, that is, apart from the Sleep Marshalls, a group of officers who diligently watch over the... show more
Imagine a world where all humans must hibernate through a brutally cold winter, their bodies dangerously close to death as they enter an ultra-low metabolic state of utterly dreamless sleep. All humans, that is, apart from the Sleep Marshalls, a group of officers who diligently watch over the vulnerable sleeping citizens. When John Fugue, a junior Sleep Marshall, finds him
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781444763584 (144476358X)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Edition language: English
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sensitivemuse
sensitivemuse rated it
3.0 Slow plot compromises the book
I enjoyed the concept of this one and the world building. It was interesting and definitely something different. Charlie is your lovable loser who doesn’t have much going for him but has this perfect opportunity to do better. Other characters make the story colorful and engaging (The Toccata/Auro...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it
4.0 A Fun Fforde Fantasy
Jasper Fforde, author of the popular Thursday Next and Nursery Crime series employs his signature wit and creativity in the new standalone novel, Early Riser. This fantastical story presents an alternate reality in which people hibernate during the winter every year. In order to ensure survival duri...
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