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Thursday Next in Something rotten : a novel

Author: Jasper Fforde
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2005, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: "Detective Thursday Next has had her fill of her responsibilities as the Bellman in Jurisfiction. Packing up her son, Friday, Thursday returns to Swindon accompanied by none other than the dithering Danish prince Hamlet. But returning to SpecOps is no snap--as outlaw fictioneer Yorrick Kaine plots for absolute power, the return of Swindon's patron saint foretells doom, and if that isn't  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 014303541X 9780143035411
OCLC Number: 62257583
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: 385 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Something rotten
Responsibility: Jasper Fforde.

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Publisher's description: "Detective Thursday Next has had her fill of her responsibilities as the Bellman in Jurisfiction. Packing up her son, Friday, Thursday returns to Swindon accompanied by none other than the dithering Danish prince Hamlet. But returning to SpecOps is no snap--as outlaw fictioneer Yorrick Kaine plots for absolute power, the return of Swindon's patron saint foretells doom, and if that isn't bad enough, back in the Book World The Merry Wives of Windsor is becoming entangled with Hamlet. Can Thursday find a Shakespeare clone to stop this hostile takeover? Can she vanquish Kaine and prevent the world from plunging into war? And, most important, will she ever find reliable childcare? Find out in this totally original, action-packed romp, sure to be another escapist thrill for Jasper Fforde's legion of fans."

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