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Something Rotten (Thursday Next, #4) by Jasper Fforde

She also has her family and friends, who support her almost unquestionably, mostly as they are too busy living their own lives to look beyond the surface. He is now Chancellor of England and intends to make the invasion of the Welsh Socialist Republic his first task when elected Dictator.

About Jasper Fforde Jasper Fforde traded rohten varied career in the film industry for staring out of the window ajsper sucking the end of a pencil. This book is very hard for me to summarize or describe.

Something Rotten

Just a rottten while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Fforde is a true original’ – Sunday Express on Lost in a Good Book Thursday Next, Head of JurisFiction and ex-SpecOps agent, returns to her native Swindon accompanied by a child of two, a pair of dodos and Hamlet, who is on a fact-finding mission in the real world.


UK ‘Royal’ collector’s hardcover. Jul 16, Kip rated it it was amazing. He was safer in prison.

However, we get a few answers! Thurday is also plagued by assassins and a stalker, and fforrde all sorts of problems to deal with, not the least of which is arranging proper child-care.

Carter rated it it was amazing Shelves: In January Fforde published ‘Shades of Grey’, in which a fragmented society struggle to survive in a colour-obsessed post-apocalyptic landscape. Es ist was faul – Deutschland. Why does Nelson insist on dying at Trafalgar? Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.

It’s a real page-turner Looking after her two year old son, Friday, she is trying to get her old job back whilst also being the “go-to person” at Jurisfication. She brings Shakespeare’s Hamlet back with her.

Something Rotten : Thursday Next Book 4

There is undeniably a bit of James Bond, Sam Spade, and Richard Hannay about her, although as character models I have always drawn on women aviators from the golden age of aviation, as these extraordinary characters Bennett, Earhart, Markham, Coleman, Johnson had not just a great passion and zest for life and adventure but also an overriding sense of purpose.

The Discworld Series Terry Pratchett 9. They haven’t been together long, but Mike’s pretty sure that, this time, it’s the real deal. Here, too, things aren’t going ideally. Fforde is a true original.


Our notions of self-determination are, on the whole, something of a myth. She meets with the CEO of the Goliath Corporation to try again to get Landen back, and they promise that they will for her forgiveness, but she is convinced that she has had some mind control applied. My favorite part was “Avoid the Question Time,” which is pretty much what all political interviews and debates actually are but won’t admit it. Thursday Next Book 4.

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I get a kick out of adult books with illustrations in them. He lives in Wales.

Join us by creating an account and start getting the best experience from our website! View all 4 comments. I will certainly read the next one. Ortten George Formby is still in power but the Goliath Corporation has mad Two years have passed and Thursday is still working in Jurisfiction and hunting the Minotaur, but she longs to return to the real world and find Landen, previously eradicated by the Goliath Corporation.