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The Eyre Affair

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There is another 1985, somewhere in the could-have-been, where the Crimean war still rages, dodos are regenerated in home-cloning kits and everyone ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.445
PinkPandaParade

A Book Lover's Delight

by PinkPandaParade on Jun 8, 2010

Book lovers, English majors, sci-fi addicts and literature and art aficianados the world over will thoroughly enjoy the world that Fforde creates in this first of the Thursday Next series. Pick up this book! You will love it. More

Matthew

Fun, light reading

by Matthew on Nov 20, 2007

Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next books are wonderfully engaging. The universe they are set in is wonderfully almost plausible. It wasn't written to be thoroughly realistic and convincing. I preferred it greatly over Hitchhiker's Guide because the humor in Eyre Affair is less slapstick and more intellectual ... More

aparajito

Hectic and Outlandish

by aparajito on Nov 16, 2007

?The Eyre Affair? can be described as fantasy-SF-comic-literary-mystery-thriller; it is quite a mouthful, and perhaps Jasper Fforde has bitten off a little more than most people with moderate talent could effectively chew. The blurb compares this book to ?The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?, but ... More

Errorr

(One of the) Most Creative Things I've Ever Read

by Errorr on Aug 28, 2007

This book is amazing. Jasper Fforde takes fantasy and makes it seem real. More

ruthelena

Pure literary fun!

by ruthelena on Aug 17, 2007

The Eyre Affair is the first in a series of books about Thursday Next. It is one of the only books that I laugh aloud for. Jasper Fforde must be a man who loves words and literature - it seems like he enjoyed saturating these books with fun within the story line - he plays with words, grammar, names ... More

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