Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde

This seems a clever title.

Frivolous Waste of Time

I really enjoyed the madcap fun of The Eyre Affair, so I am pleased to report that Jasper Fforde’s sequel, continuing the adventures of literary detective Thursday Next, is even better. More epic, emotional and, most importantly, funny than the original, Lost in a Good Book is everything that The Eyre Affair was and more, dramatically enhancing the scope of the series and opening realms of pretty much limitless possibility for the future of the series.

Lost in a Good Book picks up a month after The Eyre Affair, with Thursday enjoying her marriage to the novelist Landen Parke-Laine. She is not so much enjoying the attention which her activities in Charlotte Bronte’s classic have attracted. Her trapping of the nasty Jack Schitt in Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven has drawn the ire of the sinister Goliath Corporation, with corrupt elements within Spec Ops itself conspiring against her. It’s not…

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