Author Name FFORDE, Jasper
Title Thursday Next: First Among Sequels
Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper
Edition First US Edition
Size 366 pages
Publisher NY Viking 2007
ISBN Number 0670038717 / 9780670038718
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID 6545
Signed by Author; Signed by the author on the title page, at his appearance in Portland, OR. Promotional "Samuel Pepys Fiasco" postcard laid in. Spine tail bumped, white board edges and page edges have a few faint soil marks. Unclipped dust wrapper very lightly creased and edgeworn. A nice copy. ; 'Literary sleuth Thursday Next is out to save literature in the fifth installment of Jasper Fforde’s wildly popular series.
Beloved for his prodigious imagination, his satirical gifts, his literate humor, and sheer silliness, Jasper Fforde has delighted book lovers since Thursday Next first appeared in "The Eyre Affair", a genre send-up hailed as an instant classic. Since the no-nonsense literary detective from Swindon made her debut, literature has never been quite the same.
If you've not read other books in this series the following contains SPOILERS:
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 at the Rheinback Falls and his series is stopped in its tracks. And before this can be corrected, Miss Marple dies suddenly in a car accident, bringing her series to a close as well. When Thursday receives a death threat clearly intended for her written self, she realizes what’s going on—there is a serial killer on the loose in the Bookworld. And that’s not all—The Goliath Corporation is trying to deregulate book travel. Naturally, Thursday must travel to the outer limits of acceptable narrative possibilities to triumph against increasing odds.'