Shades of Grey: A Novel
Publish date: 2009-12-29
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Phantastic in the best sense, greatly entertaining and some laugh out louds. Well done.
Will be desperately awaiting the release of the sequels. What an awesomely twisted book. Horrible but in that great dystopian way.
I really like Jasper Fforde. The universe he invented for this book was fascinating and delightful to read about. The plot was a little predictable, but you don't really read Fforde for the plot. This book is not as funny as the Thursday Next series, but it is, I think, a little more inventive.
3,5 stars.The idea for this book is great. It's the first dystopic novel I've read where the "before" isn't actually our world, but something else freaky and weird. And the actual world where the story takes place is... quite innovative. Unfortunately, this book didn't really "grab" me and I did hav...
This is the first book I read by this author, so I didn't know what to expect, but now I can say I was delighted. However, I would recommend to handle this story, especially its first half, with a fair amount of focus: the author hands out information about his world bits by bits, and one needs to b...