Something Rotten (Thursday Next Novels) [Jasper Fforde] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The fourth installment in Jasper Fforde’s New. Well, here it is at last, the fourth installment in the Thursday Next series, Something Rotten. This is coming out on the 26th July in the UK and the 9th August. The fourth installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her.

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When the Music’s Over Peter Robinson. Such brave and inspiring writing. Apr 01, Donna rated it it was ok Shelves: Thursday has been despatched to capture escaped Fictioneer Yorrick Kaine but even so, now seems as good a time as any to retrieve her husband Landen from his state of eradication at the hands of the Chronoguard. Faced with trying to sort out her bank overdraft she tries to regain her old job in SpecOps. Sons of the Blood Robyn Young.

Your novels have been described as a sort of Harry Potter series for adults. So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. This time around, Thursday is back in the real world, where she has to deal with fictional would-be dictators, semi-dead presidents, a husband rottenn may not actually exist, violent cricket matches, 13th century mystics, a With every book I’ve read in this series, I’ve said the same thing: First of all, she has met with and worked alongside many many of literature’s brightest stars, but japser level-headed and pragmatic in an otherwise chaotic fictional world.


Lost in a Good Book Thursday Next: I get a kick out of adult books with illustrations in them. Something Rotten gets off to a slow start, but once it gets under way some pages into the bookit’s excellent; the second of half of the book may well be the best part of the series so far.

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Of course, it would be a spoiler to give them all away. Es ist was faul Jasper Fforde. Join us by creating an account and start getting the best experience from our website! One has to consider Jasper Fforde in the context of his predecessors in surreal comic fantasy – Lewis Carroll, Thorne Smith, the Goons, the Monty Python team, Douglas Adams, Robert Rankin, Terry Pratchett and the rest – and in many ways he not only matches their genius, but actually transcends it.

He has a passion for movies, photographs, and aviation. So crazy it’s really funny.

Thursday is a strong, independent, resourceful heroine, and the supporting characters — Ssomething, the vampire, and Stig, the Neanderthal, in particular — are delightfully over-the-top.

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Yes, film did most definitely affect the narrative. Dec 28, Rafaella Litvin rated it really liked it. Book ratings by Goodreads.

I personally enjoy these books very much and Thursday Next is a strong female character that I admire. Then I read the first book in German and just some time ago after years the third one again in English.


When young Jimbo Rohten books a room with Captain and Mrs Somethijg in their Northernville lodging house, he is gradually introduced to their bizarre social circle. The UK edition will be available in two formats: Thursday Next, literary detective and newlywed, is back to embark on an adventure that begins, quite literally on her own doorstep.

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All of a sudden I had this overwhelming desire to talk for a very long time without actually doing anything. Carter rated it it was amazing Shelves: His travels have taken him across jungles, deserts, mountains and oceans, and to some of the most beautiful, dangerous and remote regions of the world. She makes her labyrinthine way through time, reality, fiction as an alternative dimension, and child-rearing.

He is smart, witty, inventive, and packs his Thursday Next series full of literary references.

Did your work in film affect the narrative of the novel? Something Rotten Thursday Next: TV adventurer Simon Reeve has journeyed across epic landscapes, dodged bullets on frontlines, walked through minefields and been detained for spying by the KGB.