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The Eyre Affair
The Eyre Affair
Author: Jasper Fforde
First book in the "Thursday Next" series. — In Jasper Fforde's Great Britain, circa 1985, time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodos are the resurrected pet of choice), and literature is taken very, very seriously. England is a virtual police state where an aunt can get lost (literally) in a Wordsworth poem and forging Byronic verse is a...  more »
ISBN: 297259
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 374
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Publisher: Viking Penguin
Book Type: Paperback
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Although the book is set in an alternate reality and the protagonist is a time-traveler, this is not really a traditional science fiction book. It is more of interest to the avid reader of classics and has such clever names that there is a Wikipedia article explaining them. It is the first in a series, and you definitely want to read the series in order. The author has an extensive and amusing website, which includes "upgrades" for the books (corrections of typos, mostly).


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