Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next Novels)

Supernatural Mysteries

Author: Jasper Fforde

If Thursday thought she could avoid the spotlight after her heroic escapades in the pages of Jane Eyre, she was sorely mistaken. The unforgettable literary detective whom Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times calls ‘part Bridget Jones, part Nancy Drew and part Dirty Harry’ had another think coming. The love of her life has been eradicated by Goliath, everyone’s favorite c….Read More

12 Books Similar to Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next Novels)

First Among Sequels

It's been fourteen years since Thursday pegged out at the 1988 SuperHoop, and Friday is now a difficult sixteen year old. However, Thursday's got bigger problems. Sherlock Holmes is killed… Continue Reading Posted in: Characters And Characteristics, Detective And Mystery Stories, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Literary Fiction, Time Travel, Women Sleuths

The Sandman: Book of Dreams

There is a dark king who rules our dreams from a place of shadows and fantastic things. He is Morpheus, the lord of story. Older than humankind itself, he inhabits… Continue Reading Posted in: American, Sandman (Comic Strip), Science Fiction

Something Rotten (Thursday Next Novels)

Detective Thursday Next has had her fill of her responsibilities as the Bellman in Jurisfiction. Packing up her son, Friday, Thursday returns to Swindon accompanied by none other than the… Continue Reading Posted in: Action & Adventure Literary Fiction, Characters And Characteristics, English, Fantasy Fiction, Humorous Literary Fiction, Women Novelists

The Big Over Easy

It looks like he died from injuries sustained during a fall...' Bestselling author Jasper Fforde begins an effervescent new series. It's Easter in Reading - a bad time for eggs… Continue Reading Posted in: Characters And Characteristics, Detective And Mystery Stories, Humorous Stories

The Fourth Bear

Jack Spratt and Mary Mary return in their second adventure from the inimitable Jasper Fforde Five years ago, Viking introduced Jasper Fforde and his upsidedown, inside-out literary crime masterpieces. And… Continue Reading Posted in: Fantasy, Humorous Stories

Shades of Grey

Shades of Grey tells of a battle against overwhelming odds. In a society where the ability to see the higher end of the color spectrum denotes a better social standing,… Continue Reading Posted in: Colors, Dystopias, Social Structure

The Poe Shadow

This title is set in Baltimore, 1849. The body of Edgar Allan Poe has been buried in an unmarked grave. The conclusion that Poe was a second-rate writer who died… Continue Reading Posted in: Detective Fiction England 2007, Paperbacks England 2007

Emotionally Weird

On a peat and heather island off the west coast of Scotland, Effie and her mother Nora take refuge in the large mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each… Continue Reading Posted in: British & Irish Literary Fiction, Contemporary British & Irish Literature, Fiction, Humorous Stories, Mothers And Daughters

One of Our Thursdays Is Missing

The newest tour de force from The New York Times bestselling author of Thursday Next and Shades of Grey. Jasper Fforde's exuberant return to the fantastical BookWorld opens during a… Continue Reading Posted in: Alternate History Science Fiction, Alternative History, Characters And Characteristics, Detective And Mystery Stories, Fiction

Human Croquet

Part fairy tale, part mystery, part coming-of-age novel, this novel tells the story of Isobel Fairfax, a girl growing up in Lythe, a typical 1960s British suburb. But Lythe was… Continue Reading Posted in: British & Irish Literary Fiction, Contemporary British & Irish Literature, Families, Family, Psychological Fiction

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