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The Eyre Affair

AuthorJasper Fforde

NarratorGabrielle Kruger

Duration9h 11m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Humour and Comedy, Crime, Thriller and Mysteries

PublisherHodder & Stoughton

VersionUnabridged

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There is another 1985, somewhere in the could-have-been, where the Crimean war still rages, dodos are regenerated in home-cloning kits and everyone is deeply disappointed by the ending of 'Jane Eyre'. In this world there are no jet-liners or computers, but there are policemen who can travel across time, a Welsh republic, a great interest in all things literary - and a woman called Thursday Next. In this utterly original and wonderfully funny first novel, Fforde has created a fiesty, loveable heroine and a plot of such richness and ingenuity that it will take your breath away.

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Angela 12 Oct 2023

Great fun and light hearted!

Never heard if Jasper Fforde so didn't know what to expect from this book but thought I would give it a go.
I am so glad I did. Entering into this book world of alternate reality is funny, light hearted and a great idea. It made smile with the puns and absolute craziness of the book.
It has definitely left me wanting more of Jasper Fforde.

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