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First Among Sequels

a BookWorld novel
  • 4.15 MB
  • English

Hodder & Stoughton , London, England
SeriesThursday Next, Part 5
The Physical Object
Pagination398 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24376226M
ISBN 100340839848

Sep 02,  · First Among Sequels (Thursday Next, Book 5) [Jasper Fforde] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The fifth installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate reality of literature-obsessed England—from the author of Early Riser > Jasper Fforde has thrilled readers /5().

In Jasper Fforde's wonderful book, Thursday Next: First Among Sequels First Among Sequels we find Thursday no longer a young and eager secret agent in the world of literary law enforcement, but a middle-aged wife (of her formerly eradicated but now retrieved husband) and mother of 2 (or possibly 3).4/5.

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Read Jasper Fforde's posts on the Penguin Blog. Jasper Fforde returns to BookWorld in this New York Times bestselling installment of his Thursday Next series Jasper Free shipping over $/5(5). First Among Sequels, while showing all the same cleverness and literary in-jokes as the earlier books, feels forced.

It's clever, but it's just not as funny as it should be. I felt somewhat the same about the First Among Sequels book book of the Nursery Crime series - more clever than funny. I still think Fforde has a lot going for him; I expect to pick up the /5().

Jul 29,  · He lives and writes in Wales. The Eyre Affair was his first novel in the bestselling series of Thursday Next novels, which includes Lost in a Good Book, The Well of Lost Plots, Something Rotten, First Among Sequels, One of Our Thursdays is Missing, and The Woman Who Died A Lot.

The series has more than one million copies (and counting) in print.4/5. Fforde can't seem to First Among Sequels book with Thursday Next and satirizing literature, literati, and the larger world.

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Not terribly deep, nor his best book, but definitely funny and mental comfort food. It's great to see how Thursday adapts to being a mom of a teenager.

And yes, it. Get this from a library. First among sequels: a novel. [Jasper Fforde] -- Fourteen years after the SuperHoop, Thursday finds herself entangled in cases involving the murders of Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple before receiving a death threat of her own. From the Reviews: "Yep: It's gonzo.

Wonderfully, brain-bustingly, sometimes overwhelmingly gonzo." - Jeff Jensen, Entertainment Weekly "First Among Sequels is for adults who want sophisticated wit with their fantasy, but who still possess an appreciation for the intricate world-building of a well-imagined children’s novel.

Canonical in-jokes abound, possibly rendering the book a challenge. First Among Sequels (Thursday Next, Book 5) by Jasper Fforde and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jul 26,  · First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).

Written by Jasper Fforde, Audiobook narrated by Emily Gray. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today. First time visiting Audible.

Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial. First Among Sequels Quotes Showing of 32 “Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system and lights it up like a brushfire.

Free download or read online First Among Sequels pdf (ePUB) (Thursday Next Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published in July 24thand was written by Jasper Fforde.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format. The main characters of this fantasy, fiction story are Thursday Next. The book has 4/5. Sep 18,  · The fifth book in the phenomenally successful Thursday Next series, from Number One bestselling author Jasper Fforde.

'Ingenious - I'll watch Jasper Fforde nervously' Terry Pratchett on The Eyre Affair Fourteen years after she pegged out at SuperHoop, Thursday Next is grappling with a recalcitrant new apprentice, the death of Sherlock Holmes and the inexplicable departure of comedy /5(35).

May 31,  · Buy First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5 by Jasper Fforde (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(76). Aug 13,  · So fast forward to July, I made my way down to the library and the only book they had in, was ”First Among Sequels”, the fifth in the series.

No bother I said to myself, any good book, series or not, should be able to stand on it’s own. So, I dug in. First Among Sequels A Novel (eBook): Fforde, Jasper: The fifth installment in Jasper Fforde's New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate reality of literature-obsessed England--from the author of Early Riser Jasper Fforde has thrilled readers everywhere with his gloriously outlandish novels in the Thursday Next and Nursery.

"Good thing, too," reply Landon. "It always made my head ache. In fact, I was thinking of doing self help book for science-fiction novelists eager to write about time travel.

It would consist of a single word: Don't.” ― Jasper Fforde, quote from First Among Sequels. Aug 15,  · Review: First Among Sequels by Jasper FfordeExisting fans will love the book and mock non-believers but it just made my head hurt.

First among sequels, p.1 First Among Sequels, p.1 Part #5 of Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde4/5(32). First Among Sequels Jasper Fforde, Author.

Viking $ (p) ISBN a malicious apprentice begins making classic works of literature into reality book shows. First Among Sequels is the fifth novel in the Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde. The narration starts insome fourteen years after Something Rotten.

Thursday, now 52 and feeling her age, is working at Acme Carpets, Spec Ops having been disbanded soon after the Commonsense Party came to power.

Jasper Fforde. First Among Sequels. Fourteen years after Thursday Next pegged out at Superhoop '88, her Jurisfiction job has been downgraded due to a potential conflict of interest, since her previous adventures are now themselves in print. Thursday's time is spent worrying about her teenage son Friday and tutoring new recruits.

This being fiction, however, jeopardy is never far away. A quick read of this next Next passage should explain one of the meanings of the title of this book — how it came to be called the "First Among Sequels".

[page ] Thursday5 was mostly thought with very little action; Thursday was mostly action with very little thought. Jasper Fford’s Thursday Next novels offer literary-themed humor set in a fascinatingly odd world that’s part fantasy, part steampunk, and wholly fun. First Among Sequels invites readers to examine television’s threat to reading (also diet and exercise), with a complicated mystery of who’s doing what to books and the book universe.4/5().

First Among Sequels starts 14 years after the end of Something Rotten and Thursday is living a normal, domestic life with her previously eradicated husband Landen and three children, Friday, Tuesday and Jenny.

Of course this being Thursday Next, her life is nowhere near as normal as she pretends/10(1). "Hundreds of years in the future, after the Something that Happened, the world is an alarmingly different place.

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Life is lived according to The Rulebook and social hierarchy is determined by your perception of Russett is an above average Red who dreams of moving up the ladder by marriage to Constance Oxblood.

May 31,  · The first in the "Series" was a good stand-alone book, I guess the Author didn't know if anyone would like it or if he would publish any more.

The next 3 books basically all go together; He had to change the universe slightly to make more questions and there are open questions at the end of the second and third books with the fourth in the /5(77).

If you are a fan of fun plot twist, a good story and of course, lovable characters, then First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5, is something you will want to read. It is fun, it is interesting, and it adds significant value to the rest of the saga. At times, the book might feel a bit rushed.

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