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The Eyre affair : a novel

Author: Jasper Fforde
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Great Britain circa 1985: time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodas are the resurrected pet of choice), and literature is taken very, very seriously. Based on an imaginary world where time and reality bend in the most convincing and original way since The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Eyre Affair is a delightful rabbit hole of a read: once you fall in you may never come back. England is a virtual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Alternative histories (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Time-travel fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0670030643 9780670030644 034073356X 9780340733561 9780142001806 0142001805
OCLC Number: 48046002
Awards: Short-listed for WH Smith Book Awards (New Talent) 2002
Description: viii, 374 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Woman named Thursday next --
Gad's Hill --
Back at my desk --
Acheron Hades --
Search for the guilty, punish the innocent --
Jane Eyre: Short excursion into the novel --
Goliath Corporation --
Airship to Swindon --
Next family --
Finis Hotel, Swindon --
Polly flashes upon the inward eye --
SpecOps-27: Literary detectives --
Church at Capel-y-ffin --
Lunch with Bowden --
Hello & goodbye, Mr. Quaverley --
Sturmey Archer & Felix7 --
SpecOps-17: Suckers & biters --
Landen again --
Very Irrev. Joffy next ---
Dr. Runcible spoon --
Hades & Goliath --
Waiting game --
Drop --
Martin Chuzzlewith is reprieved --
Time enough for contemplation --
Earthcrosses --
Hades finds another manuscript --
Haworth house --
Jany Eyre --
Groundswell of popular feeling --
People's Republic of Wales --
Thornfield Hall --
Book if written --
Nearly the end of their book --
Nearly the end of our book --
Married.
Responsibility: Jasper Fforde.
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The Eyre Affair is Jasper Fforde's first novel, and the debut of a fresh and delightfully original new voice.  Read more...

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