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Something Rotten

Jasper Fforde

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ISBN 10: 0670033596 / ISBN 13: 9780670033591
Editorial: Viking Penguin, New York, NY, 2004
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A detective Thursday Next novel. Signed, no inscription, "Jasper" on the blank page following the FFEP. Minimal wear. A very good or better copy. N° de ref. de la librería 006601

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Título: Something Rotten

Editorial: Viking Penguin, New York, NY

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Very Good - Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good - Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

Detective Thursday Next has had her fill of her responsibilities as the Bellman in Jurisfiction, enough with Emperor Zhark’s pointlessly dramatic entrances, outbreaks of slapstick raging across pulp genres, and hacking her hair off to fill in for Joan of Arc. Packing up her son, Friday, Thursday returns to Swindon accompanied by none other than the dithering Danish prince Hamlet. Caring for both is more than a full- time job and Thursday decides it is definitely time to get her husband Landen back, if only to babysit. Luckily, those responsible for Landen’s eradication, The Goliath Corporation— formerly an oppressive multinational conglomerate, now an oppressive multinational religion— have pledged to right the wrong.

But returning to SpecOps isn’t a snap. When outlaw fictioneer Yorrick Kaine seeks to get himself elected dictator, he whips up a frenzy of anti-Danish sentiment and demands mass book burnings. The return of Swindon’s patron saint bearing divine prophecies could spell the end of the world within five years, possibly faster if the laughably terrible Swindon Mallets don’t win the Superhoop, the most important croquet tournament in the land. And if that’s not bad enough, The Merry Wives of Windsor is becoming entangled with Hamlet. Can Thursday find a Shakespeare clone to stop this hostile takeover? Can she prevent the world from plunging into war? Can she vanquish Kaine before he realizes his dream of absolute power? And, most important, will she ever find reliable child care? Find out in this totally original, action-packed romp, sure to be another escapist thrill for Jasper Fforde’s growing legion of fans.

About the Author:

Jasper Fforde is the author of The Well of Lost Plots, Lost in a Good Book, and The Eyre Affair, the first three books in the Thursday Next fantasy/detective series.

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