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A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1-5

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A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1–5

Fall into the world of Thursday Next with the first five novels in the New York Times bestselling series featuring the renowned Special Operative in literary detection who is “part Bridget Jones, part Nancy Drew, and part Dirty Harry” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times).

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ebook, 1988 pages
Published March 8th 2011 by Penguin Books (first published 2001)
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Ea Solinas
It's a world very like ours, only different: the Crimean War is still going on the 1980s, there are dodos and mammoths, time can be altered and changing a manuscript changes all copies of the book.

Yes, that is the world of Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next, an eccentric alternate world that operates entirely on its own hilarious rules. "A Thursday Next Digital Collection: Novels 1-5" brings together the first four-book cycle of Thursday's adventures, as well as the timeskip sequel "First Among Seque
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Marfita
This is a review of the 5-book compilation ebook. Found one typo, many annoying cases of words broken up [such as "pres sure" and in at least one case "de pen dent" - not actual word, but definitely two breaks]. Also, while the font is easy to enlarge on the KindleFireHDThing, I could not find a way to enlarge the illustrations.
I was in a hurry to finish this because it was a library ebook and would shut off after 3 weeks. Fortunately, the Great Storm of 2014 hit. Being trapped inside the house
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Rachel
The other week, my aunt and uncle were kidnapped by a crazed murderer. Later that same day, I was contacted by an old flame, who asked me out on a date to a raucous rendition of Richard III. I hadn't been contacted by him in a while, so I shrugged off the whole beloved family members being kidnapped thing, and went on a date.

No. No I didn't. None of that happened to me. But it did happen in the book. For a good portion of the book I felt like the author has difficulty writing emotions and emotio
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Stacey
Not as much fun reading footnoterphones/footnotes on an ebook ;)
Anne
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Not sure why. But can't finish book. Can't get into the characters even though book came highly recommended by a friend. I gave it a good shot. Three chapters and I still want to put it down.
Annie Tevis
took me a while to get through it but loved it regardless
P R
I have finished book I, excellent read - on to II
April
Love 1-3, 4&5 not as strong
Katalin
LOVELY!!!! All of them! <3
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Jasper Fforde is a novelist living in Wales. He is the son of John Standish Fforde, the 24th Chief Cashier for the Bank of England, whose signature used to appear on sterling banknotes, and is cousin of Desmond Fforde, married to author Katie Fforde. His early career was spent as a focus puller in the film industry, where he worked on a number of films including Quills, GoldenEye, and Entrapment.

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