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The Big Over-Easy

The Big Over Easy, Jasper Fforde

Humpty Dumpty was pushed.

Or maybe not. But the mystery of how, exactly, Humpty Dumpty came to be splattered on the bottom of that wall, and who, if anyone is responsible, is at the heart of this whodunnit from Jasper Fforde. 425 weitere Wörter

Book Reviews

Book Review: Shades of Grey

The first book of Jasper Fforde’s that I read was The Eyre Affair the first novel in his Thursday Next series which I have loved. I found the book very witty and full of adventure that really tugged at the heart strings of a bibliophile. 558 weitere Wörter

Life isn’t Always a Fairy Tale: Nursery Crimes, The Sorcerer’s Appendix, The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse, and Grimm

Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales are often thought of as being just for kids, but they are packed with crimes like theft (Beauty and the Beast), breaking and entering (Goldilocks), and attempted murder (Hansel and Gretel), that have inspired authors to create adult mystery series based on the classics that we all know. 457 weitere Wörter

Aimee Harris

reader reading

First time for everything (and probably not the last) – yesterday I completely forgot to write! It’s not that I didn’t have anything to write about, or didn’t feel like it. 556 weitere Wörter

Oh Hello

The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #1) by Jasper Fforde


The year is 1985 and in the real world, books and literature spawn gang wars and riots that there is a whole department of Special Operatives (aka SpecOps) besides the regular police force known as Literary Detectives (aka LiteraTecs) who oversee literary disputes. 397 weitere Wörter


Mispeling and Editting

Jasper Fforde invented the wonderful concept of a ‘mispeling vyrus’, which spreads through literature and can only be contained by bulwarks of Oxford English Dictionaries. If you haven’t read any of his novels, I recommend the ‘Eyre Affair’ and its sequels, especially ‘The Well of Lost Plots’, for a dazzling romp through the world of fiction. 155 weitere Wörter

The Woman Who Dies A Lot

The Woman Who Died A Lot
Thursday Next, Book 7

Jasper Fforde
Viking, 2012

From the dust jacket, “The BookWorld’s leading enforcement officer, Thursday Next, has been forced into semi-retirement following an assassination attempt. 379 weitere Wörter