'Fforde's books are more than just an ingenious idea. They are written with buoyant zest and are tautly plotted. They have empathetic heroes and heroines who nearly make terrible mistakes and suitably dastardly villains who do. They also have more twists and turns than Christie, and are embellished with the rich details of Dickens or Pratchett' Independent A riot of puns, in-jokes and literary allusions that Fforde carries off with aplomb Daily Mail 'Fans of the late Douglas Adams, or, even, Monty Python, will feel at home with Fforde' Herald
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About the Author
traded a varied career in the film industry for staring vacantly out of the window and arranging words on a page. He lives and writes in Wales. The Eyre Affair
was his first novel in the bestselling "Thursday Next" series. He is also the author of the "Nursery Crime" series.