Exclusive Interview:ONE OF OUR THURSDAYS IS MISSING Author Jasper Fforde talks about what’s Next – Part 2

THE FOURTH BEAR by Jasper Fforde

Author Jasper Fforde | ©2011 Jasper Fforde In Part Two of our exclusive interview with ONE OF OUR THURSDAYS IS MISSING author Jasper Fforde, he discusses his new novel,  fanfic, his NURSERY CRIMES books, his novel SHADES OF GREY and more. ASSIGNMENT X: When did you realize people were really responding to the THURSDAY books? JASPER FFORDE: Well, [THE EYRE AFFAIR] did extraordinarily for the kind of book that it is, a fantasy mish-mash cross-genre book. In the States, we got onto the New York Times bestseller list, which was extraordinary. But it was very much a word of mouth […]Read On »


Exclusive Interview: Jasper Fforde on ONE OF OUR THURSDAYS IS MISSING – Part 1

Author Jasper Fforde | ©2011 Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde’s series of books about the heroine Thursday Next are as difficult to describe as they are delightful to read. Imagine a somewhat alternate version of Britain where audiences respond to Shakespeare stage performances the way midnight moviegoers enjoy THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Now also imagine there’s a secret branch of the government, Jurisfiction, charged with making sure that fictional characters don’t jump from book to book and wreak havoc. Thursday Next is an agent of Jurisfiction, but in Fforde’s newly published ONE OF OUR THURSDAYS IS MISSING, the sixth in the series (following THE EYRE AFFAIR, THE […]Read On »


Book Review: ONE OF OUR THURSDAYS IS MISSING by Jasper Fforde

One Of Our Thursdays Is Missing by Jasper Fforde | ©2011 Viking Adult

Writer: Jasper Fforde Price: $25.95 Publisher: Viking Release Date: March 8, 2011 Reading one of Jasper Fforde’s BookWorld novels is like watching a circus acrobat who folds himself in half while climbing a tightrope while spinning ten plates with his hands and juggling bowling pins with his feet. Unless you’ve got physicist-level math skills – not that these intricate, literate, hilarious tales have anything to do with math – it’s best to sit back and be awed and delighted; trying to figure out how it’s done will only make you insane. Thursday Next, as introduced in Fforde’s first BookWorld novel […]Read On »

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