She has to play the part of Mary, the sidekick to the alcohol loner detective, as well as playing house to a couple of Generics fictional people who have not yet developed personalities or destinies of their own , trying to become a full Jurisfication officer as well as keeping her memories of her real life from being destroyed. As always the story itself takes you on a journey of wonder, with many questions such as: Are there no original stories left to write?
If that is so then is the book you are hopefully going to read original or a pastiche of what has come before?
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I will leave these questions up to you, but as I cannot wait to read book 4 in the series. I hope that these questions leave you with many questions of your own! Again Jasper Fforde has given us more intriguing characters, a lot of happiness and some sadness of his own making. You cannot help falling for these characters, however unlikely that maybe, and wondering where and what craziness is yet to follow. Thursday Next, literary detective and newlywed, is back to embark on an adventure that begins, quite literally on her own doorstep.
It seems that Landen, her husband of fou Leaving Swindon behind her to hide out in the Well of Lost Plots the place where all fiction is created , Thursday Next, Literary Detective and soon-to-be one parent famil Something Rotten Thursday Next: Book 4 The resourceful literary detective Thursday Next returns to Swindon from the BookWorld accompanied by her son Friday and none other than the dithering Hamlet. But returning Thursday Next is back.
Once a key figure in the BookWorld police force It is a time of unrest in the BookWorld. Only the diplomatic skills of ace literary detective Thursday Next can avert a devastating genre war. But a week before the peace t The BookWorld's leading enforcement officer Thursday Next is four months into an enforced semi-retirement following an assassination attempt. She returns home to Swindo We've found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them.
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Apprentice Jurisfiction agent and SpecOps operative Thursday Next is taking a vacation inside Caversham Heights , a never-published detective novel inside the titular Well of Lost Plots, while waiting for her child to be born. In the book, she encounters two Generics, students of St Tabularasa's who have yet to be assigned to a book, and DCI Jack Spratt, a detective who partners with her in investigating a murder. Since Thursday is an "Outlander", a "real" person rather than a fictional character, Spratt hopes that she will help them appeal to the Council of Genres to prevent the disassembling of Caversham Heights , a fate inevitable for books which languish unpublished in the real world.
Meanwhile, fictional character Yorrick Kaine is loose in Thursday's real world and conspiring with someone in Text Grand Central, the final arbitrators of plot , setting , and other story elements, to release BOOK version 9, code-named UltraWord. UltraWord is touted at a Jurisfiction meeting as the greatest advance "since the invention of movable type " because it creates a thirty-two plot story system and allows the reader to control the story.
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Thursday slowly loses her memory of Landen, though Gran Next remains with her and keeps her from forgetting him completely. In doing so, she also battles Aornis Hades , the villainess , who nearly converted the world to Dream Topping in Lost in a Good Book , who is present in her memory as a mindworm.
Thursday learns that Harris Tweed, Kaine's partner, is masquerading as a Jurisfiction agent to get UltraWord released, which he states will "fix literature ". She investigates the details of UltraWord and makes some alarming discoveries.
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At the rd Annual BookWorld awards, Thursday demonstrates a variety of issues with UltraWord; it makes books impossible to read more than three times, thus rendering libraries and second-hand bookstores useless, and the quality of the writing is also substantively poorer.
Tweed and Kaine call for a vote before the audience can be convinced by Thursday's argument. In this unprecedented emergency, Thursday uses her Jurisfiction operative TravelBook to summon The Great Panjandrum, ruler of the BookWorld and literal deus ex machina. The Panjandrum calls for an immediate vote which goes against UltraWord and calls on Thursday to take the job of Bellman, the superintendent of Jurisfiction. Thursday accepts the position.
In the aftermath of the BookWorld awards, the two Generics, now calling themselves Randolph and Lola, Thursday, and her pet dodo Pickwick retire to Caversham Heights , which was bought by the Council of Genres as a character sanctuary, a solution that appeals to the residents of the novel as well as the nursery rhyme characters who were going to go on strike.