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I would HIGHLY recommend this book to readers of Jasper Fforde, and I would recommend the Thursday Next series to all.
This whole novel is a mess of at least nine subplots which may or may not eventually be tied back together long after you've forgotten they were ever introduced.
I had found the last Thursday book, Something Rotten, a bit duller than the first three, and so was delighted to begin reading and see how good this one is.
The fifth book in the literary detective series didn't get off to quite as rollicking a start as the last three, and Fforde's prose seems just the tiniest bit lazy compared to his... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lindsey
Typical Thursday fare. A nice relaxing book without having to work too hard. Perhaps it could have used one less Thursday. Miss Miss Haversham.Published 2 months ago by Thomas
First, I feel that I must address those readers who didn't like the book for either of theses to reasons: 1) You haven't read any other Thursday Next books before; or 2) You have... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kristin
A great romp through the Fforde universe. Fun and funny, a great summer read. Looking forward to reading the next bookPublished 4 months ago by Jennifer Bangerter
A typical Thursday Next novel, which means a good, lightweight read with some challenging literary references. Would recommend to anyone who likes Fflorde's work.Published 6 months ago by Truckee Reader
It's the next in the series, so you know who you are if you just can't stop. A must for quirky humor lovers and people with imaginations.Published 7 months ago by destyni
I love every thing about these books, their storylines are unusual and quirky. I wish that I could recommend them to everyone but so many on this side of the pond are missing a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by brian nesbitt
Fforde continues to play with the ideas of language and literature, and the nature of family, all in a lighthearted fashion.Published 10 months ago by Retired Teacher
The book is all it should be: wildly creative, funny, twisty, with extremely perceptive comments on modern culture, society and literature. Read morePublished 10 months ago by No.1 Reader