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Jasper Fforde
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. show more

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.
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Birth date: 1961-01-11
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 9 months ago
This book throws right in so it took me a minute to get my bearings. It's in an alternate reality. Books are a huge deal. Parts can come to life. Throw in some time travel and comedy. There are murders and robberies. There are government agents trying to bring down criminals disrupting lives a...
XOX
XOX rated it 10 months ago
This book fits Magic Realism, Chilling Children and probably Witches. Reading this one now. More like a magical world where wizards would take care of moles problem with charms. Sound like fun. Oh my goodness. This story is great. Jennifer Strange is 15 and going on 16. She manages a mag...
The Quilty Reader
The Quilty Reader rated it 1 year ago
That was a wild, wild romp. I have been meaning to dive into the Thursday Next series for years, and finally decided to take the plunge after MBD's review of the most recent installment in the series. I've read all of Fforde's Chronicles of Kazam, so I am familiar with his unique style, but even s...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 1 year ago
I'm conflicted about this book; I'm wavering between 3.5 stars and 4, so i'm going with 4, out of respect to Fforde for his ability to so thoroughly and beautifully manipulate the English language and, for that matter, reality itself. This book takes place entirely in the BookWorld, save for a ch...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 1 year ago
Series: Nursery Crime #1 The mystery aspect was somewhat interesting, so I kept reading to find out the whodunnit, but most of the humour fell flat for me. Mary Mary's hero worship of Chymes got tiresome real fast and Jack's home life was pretty dull to read about. I'm not saying I really wanted h...
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