UK – One Of Our Thursdays Is Missing
Jasper Fforde signs his new novel at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, on Wednesday 23rd March February from 1 – 2pm.
Jasper Fforde is one of the UK’s most imaginative and entertaining authors. He creates hilarious, absurd and compelling adventures within bizarre and zany worlds and has enjoyed international success with two bestselling series. His books are loved by readers and have a mass following of dedicated fans.
Thursday Next is a literary detective who juggles her time between contemporary Swindon (though the Crimean War has not yet ended and dodos are house pets) and her travels in the world of fiction. In this, the sixth book in the series, it is a time of unrest in the BookWorld. Only Thursday’s diplomatic skills can avert a devastating genre war. But a week before the peace talks, she vanishes. Has she returned home to the RealWorld or is this more sinister?
But all is not lost. Living at the quiet end of speculative fiction is the written Thursday Next, eager to prove herself worthy of her illustrious Namesake. With her clockwork butler Sprockett and her Designated Love Interest Whitby Jett, Thursday has to get to grips with her inability to match up to her Namesake’s talent, and prove herself to the one person she respects more than anyone else: The real her…