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The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

If you like wacky literary books with lots of references, this  book is for you!

The Eyre Affair is set in an alternate universe 1980s England where the Crimean War went on for 100+ years.   142 weitere Wörter

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"Something Rotten" by Jasper Fforde (2004)

„The Minotaur had been causing trouble far in excess of his literary importance.“

And I’m back to Fforde. This review will contain spoilers for those who haven’t read the earlier books, so make sure you’re up to date on… 711 weitere Wörter


“The Song of the Quarkbeast” by Jasper Fforde

I passed him a glass globe from my bag….

“It runs off sarcasm,” I said, handing it to him.

“Great,” he replied, and the globe lit up brightly.

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2 Star Review

What else I read in July 2016

After I posted my list of books I had finished reading in July I also read The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro.  It is a story set in an imaginary world just after the time of King Arthur.  309 weitere Wörter


Shades of Grey

Not too long ago, I went to see Jasper Fforde speak at the Australian National University. He was kind enough to sign my battered copy of his book „The Eyre Affair“, and it was great hearing him speak. 378 weitere Wörter

Book Reviews

Adventures in Stories

The Eyre Affair, Jasper Fforde

Do you know what it’s like to be completely absorbed in a book? The world around you seems dim and distant, you are totally focused on the story you’re reading, to the extent that the imagined world that you’ve entered seems almost real? 246 weitere Wörter