Potted precis of all of Jasper Fforde’s books so far. Leaving Swindon behind her to hide out in the Well of Lost Plots (the place where all fiction is created). John Sutherland gets lost in Jasper Fforde’s literary fantasy, The Well of Lost Plots. The third installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate.

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All told, I’m happy I read it, and I will read the others when the opportunity arises Something Rotten Book 4 of the Thursday Next series Sunday Express ‘The best yet, which is quite remarkable considering how good the others were. If Acheron Hades is only the third most evil man on earth, who are second and first, and will Thursday get to face them?

She and Thursday battle in Thursday’s dreams several times, and Granny Next visits the Book World to help her granddaughter through this significant trial. The only problem is, Aornis remains at large, and given her powers to alter people’s memories, may remain so indefinitely. All feature the “literary detective and registered dodo owner”, Thursday Next.

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In January Fforde published ‘Shades of Grey’, in which a fragmented society struggle to survive in a colour-obsessed post-apocalyptic landscape. Get lost in the frivolity of The Well of Lost Plots. post

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In The Well of Lost Plots, Thursday now pregnant by her husband, who has gone missing and has mysteriously slipped her memory goes on nasper run from the real world into the magma of fiction, where all its vague primal inspirations reside: Buy it; chuckles if. The problem with this is that But, for me, the anger management session with all the characters from Wuthering Heights, working through their seething hatred of Heathcliffe just seemed to drag on, and on, and on Thursday is now living within Caversham Heights, a crime novel set in Reading where life is anything but quiet.


The witty allusions, the literary knowledge and the endless, endless puns — you can almost hear the author slapping his back in congratulations at his own brilliance.

The Well is set in the BookWorld, the alternate universe where stories live and fuel our reading experiences. At the rd Annual BookWorld awards, Thursday demonstrates a variety of issues with UltraWord; it makes books impossible to read more than three times, thus rendering libraries and second-hand bookstores useless, and the quality of the writing is also substantively poorer.

With only one functioning Wizard and her faithful assistant ‘Tiger’ Prawns, Jennifer must use ever ounce of ingenuity to vanquish Blix and derail King Snodd’s plans. Jane Doe is a weredeer, the least-threatening shapechanger species in the world.

The choice is endless. Spiderface William Mobberley 8.

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Read more Read less. See all books by Jasper Fforde. The Bartimaeus Trilogy Jonathan Stroud 9. I’m curious what will happen when Thursday returns to the Outland, and honestly, I really want to know what is going to happen with Landen!

The Well of Lost Plots

Also by Jasper Fforde. Dec 23, Skylar Burris rated it it was ok Shelves: Tweed and Kaine call for a vote before the audience can be convinced by Thursday’s argument.

To her ever-supportive husband Landen, her children, assorted strange relations and former work colleagues. Fforde employs two basic plot devices. Write a reader review Thank you for taking the time to write lf review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book.


But whilst she’s in Fvorde she still has duties to attend to, whether that be an Alice in Wonderland trial, helping Miss Havisham run anger management groups in Wuthering Heights or try and work out what’s wrong with the new wrll operating system UltraWorld.

Ancient decree dictates that Kazam can refuse Snodd’s demands, but Blix challenges Kazam to a contest: I liked this book so much that when I finished it I had to really wonder whether I should go back and re-read the first two books in the series which I have 4 stars and 3 stars respectively. With grammasites, holesmiths, trainee characters, pagerunners, baby dodos and an adopted home scheduled for demolition, ‘The Well of Lost Plots’ is at once an addictively exciting adventure and an insight into how books are made, who makes them – and why there is no singular for ‘scampi’.

Personally, I think time is highly volatile—and out there for us to change, if we so wish it. A Lord of the Rings for the 21st century. Aug 16, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not much to like about this book even Thursday was a miss. Thursday Next is pregnant. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It seems that Landen, her husband of four weeks, actually drowned in an accident when he was two years old. Once again, Thursday’s primary problem remains unresolved.

What kind of woman would have a name like this?