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Have not enjoyed an alternative world since Robbins was at the top of his form. Loved this book. Look forward to the next in series.Published 15 days ago by Daniel M. Siegel
Shades of grey was a bit more difficult to be pulled into than Fforde's other novels I've enjoyed (I've read both the Thursday Next series and the Nursery Crimes books). Read morePublished 27 days ago by Jenni M. Parks
When will he write a sequel?! This is one of the most interesting books I've ever read.Published 1 month ago by VaelynPhi
Very interesting start to a series but sometimes a bit hard to keep up with details! Good alternate or futuristic view of our world aspect:)Published 2 months ago by Johnna Neugent
I found this book a little less accessible initially than Fforde's other novels, but the payoff for taking the time to immerse oneself in the intriguing, dystopian world of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Grotshops
Shades of Grey reminded me of Brave New World or Ira Levin's This Perfect Day, but weirder and less accessible. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ThomasW
Mr fforde, stop fluffing around and write the sequel to this classic immediately! I don't want to get all Misery on you, but I need to know what happens next! Read morePublished 3 months ago by ozziecrobar
Book was great, but the kindle edition that I bought didnt sync with Whispersync = epic fail.Published 3 months ago by Kev
I stumbled across this book from a blog post by one of my favorite authors, Patrick Rothfuss. It did not disappoint. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mark LeMasters
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|When or when will the next sequel become available in the America?||
Mr. Fforde stated in July 2012 that the next Shades of Grey book would be a prequel (set 700-800 years before the original, in the months preceding the Something That Happened) and that he will work on it in 2014. His website states it will be released some time in 2015.
Nov 28, 2012 by KT | See all 4 posts
|Does this sound like "The Giver?"||
It has some similarities--namely the lack of color vision. But given Fforde's writing style, I'm sure it will be markedly different. Plus, even with the color vision setup, in The Giver no one was aware that there was any such thing as color, whereas here what color you can see is a... Read More
Sep 11, 2009 by Aurora | See all 5 posts
Tell me about it. According to his website, they've decided to delay the publication and it's definitely not coming out this year. You can look at it here: http://www.jasperfforde.com/wha
Oct 17, 2008 by C. Brock | See all 6 posts