The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next)

Author: Jasper Fforde

Alternate cover edition here., , There is another 1985, where London’s criminal gangs have moved into the lucrative literary market, and Thursday Next is on the trail of the new crime wave’s Mr Big., , Acheron Hades has been kidnapping characters from works of fiction and holding them to ransom. Jane Eyre is gone. Missing., , Thursday sets out to find a way into the book to repair the….Read More

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