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The Eyre Affair

Audiobook
The first in a series of outlandishly clever adventures featuring the resourceful, fearless literary detective Thursday Nextâ€"a New York Times bestseller!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 punishable offense. All this is business as usual for Thursday Next, renowned Special Operative in literary detection. But when someone begins kidnapping characters from works of literature and plucks Jane Eyre from the pages of Brontë's novel, Thursday is faced with the challenge of her career. Fforde's ingenious fantasyâ€"enhanced by a Web site that re-creates the world of the novelâ€"unites intrigue with English literature in a delightfully witty mix.

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Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group Edition: Unabridged
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OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781415966655
  • File size: 352659 KB
  • Release date: December 29, 2009
  • Duration: 12:14:42

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781415966655
  • File size: 353177 KB
  • Release date: December 29, 2009
  • Duration: 12:14:42
  • Number of parts: 10

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English

The first in a series of outlandishly clever adventures featuring the resourceful, fearless literary detective Thursday Nextâ€"a New York Times bestseller!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 punishable offense. All this is business as usual for Thursday Next, renowned Special Operative in literary detection. But when someone begins kidnapping characters from works of literature and plucks Jane Eyre from the pages of Brontë's novel, Thursday is faced with the challenge of her career. Fforde's ingenious fantasyâ€"enhanced by a Web site that re-creates the world of the novelâ€"unites intrigue with English literature in a delightfully witty mix.

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