The Woman Who Died a Lot
The smashing seventh book in the New York Timesbestselling Thursday Next series With more than one million books in print worldwide, Jasper Fforde’s beloved series charms a growing number of readers with each new adventure. In The Woman Who Died a Lot, Thursday Next faces her trickiest... show more
The smashing seventh book in the New York Timesbestselling Thursday Next series With more than one million books in print worldwide, Jasper Fforde’s beloved series charms a growing number of readers with each new adventure. In The Woman Who Died a Lot, Thursday Next faces her trickiest assignment yet. When her former SpecOps division is reinstated, Thursday assumes she’s the obvious choice to lead the Literary Detectives. Instead, she’s put in charge of the Swindon All-You-Can-Eat-at-Fatso’s Drink Not Included Library. But where Thursday goes, trouble follows. As the new Chief Librarian faces one-hundred-percent budget cuts and the ever-evil Jack Schitt, the Next children face their own career hiccupsand possible nonexistence.
Publish date: September 24th 2013
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Books About Books
, Time Travel
, Alternate History
Series: Thursday Next (#7)
A red telephone hotline to Nancy for library emergencies. Do you need more of a reason? Ok, fine: TIMEY WIMEY!!!!!!!!!
I didn't love the last two Thursday Next books, they just didn't cut it. This one though, loved it!
Another fun entry for Thursday Next. This one takes place totally in the "real" world, much like the last one took place in the book world. I'm finding that I prefer the books that travel back and forth between the two. I like getting both the political and the literary satire.
It's interesting to read a book in the Thursday Next series that doesn't involve the Bookworld in one way or another. It's a part of what makes the series so creative and enjoyable, and I love to see how Fforde takes a part of fiction and applies it to real-world standards. The Woman Who Died a Lo...
Sometimes I enjoy the idea of a Thursday Next book more than the reading thereof. I suspect it's because there is SO MUCH to set up each time. Once that's done, things move along zippily, in this case with both humor and pathos. Yeah, I didn't expect it to be bittersweet, either. I really like Thurs...