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The well of lost plots : a novel

When soon-to-be single parent Thursday Next emerges from her comfortable life inside an unpublished book, she steps into a new age of fictional narrative. The entire book world is abuzz with anticipation of an improved Text Operating System that moves from the 8-plot to the new 32-plot story system. But danger lurks when Jurisfiction agents keep turning up dead. When Thursday steps in, she encounters Dickens' Miss Havisham, passes through Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, and deals with a mispeling vyrus, holesmiths, and unionized nursery rhymes. THE WELL OF LOST PLOTS--the place where all fiction is created--is an exhilarating romp through literary classics, an insightful look into how books are made, and a jewel in the long tradition of British nonsense.

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  • "Ein Riesenspass für alle, die Literatur lieben! Die Welt der Literatur gegen alle möglichen Missetäter zu verteidigen, ist eine ehrenvolle, aber auch nervenaufreibende Aufgabe. Wen wundert es also, dass Thursday Next sich zu ihrem Mutterschaftsurlaub in die tiefsten Tiefen des Brunnens der Manuskripte zurückzieht. Genauer gesagt auf ein gemütliches Flug-Hausboot in einem drittklassigen, unlesbaren Krimi, der wahrscheinlich nie veröffentlicht wird. Aber das Leben hier ist nicht ungefährlich: Gleich am ersten Tag steht Thursday Next einer wilden Meute von Grammasiten gegenüber, Big Martin scheint sie vernaschen zu wollen und eine gruppentherapeutische Sitzung zur Verminderung der Wut in Wuthering Heights wird ihr fast zum Verhängnis. - Erneut gelingt es Jasper Fforde, in einer kühnen Mischung von Spott und heisser Verehrung die Welt der Literatur auf gänzlich ungewohnte Weise in Szene zu setzen. Jasper Ffordewurde 1961 geboren. Seine Romane schrieb er 14 Jahre lang neben seiner Arbeit als Kameramann bei verschiedenen Filmproduktionen. Die Reihe um die Literatur-Geheimagentin Thursday Next ist inzwischen zur Kultserie geworden."
  • "When soon-to-be single parent Thursday Next emerges from her comfortable life inside an unpublished book, she steps into a new age of fictional narrative. The entire book world is abuzz with anticipation of an improved Text Operating System that moves from the 8-plot to the new 32-plot story system. But danger lurks when Jurisfiction agents keep turning up dead. When Thursday steps in, she encounters Dickens' Miss Havisham, passes through Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, and deals with a mispeling vyrus, holesmiths, and unionized nursery rhymes. THE WELL OF LOST PLOTS--the place where all fiction is created--is an exhilarating romp through literary classics, an insightful look into how books are made, and a jewel in the long tradition of British nonsense."@en
  • "Thursday Next needs some downtime. After two best sellers, she was at her wit's end, not to mention pregnant and ready for a restful stint in the Character Exchange Program down in the hidden depths of the Well of Lost Plots. But there, she discovers a linguistic free-for-all where grammasites run rampant, lousy books are scrapped for salvage, and a murderer is stalking Jurisdiction personnel."
  • "Leaving Swindon behind to hide out in the Well of Lost Plots - the place where all fiction is created - Thursday Next ponders her next move. As a shadow looms over popular fiction, she must keep her wits about her and discover what is going on and who she can trust."
  • "-- New York TimesSomething Rotten."@en
  • "Literary detective Thursday Next's new adventure takes her deep inside the world of books, to anger management sessions within "Wuthering Heights", boy-racing with Miss Havisham and Mr Toad, a run-in with the Queen of Hearts and the discovery of something rotten in the state of fiction. The much-awaited upgrade from the old book system - in which grammasites will be exterminated, punctuation standardised and the number of possible plots increased from eight to an astonishing thirty-two - is only weeks away. But if this is the beginning of a golden age why are Jurisfiction agents mysteriously dying?"@en
  • "Jasper Fforde has done it again in this genre-bending blend of crime fiction, fantasy, and top-drawer literary entertainment. After two rollicking New York Times bestselling adventures through Western literature, resourceful literary detective Thursday Next definitely needs some downtime. And what better place for a respite than in the hidden depths of the Well of Lost Plots, where all unpublished books reside? But peace and quiet remain elusive for Thursday, who soon discovers that the Well is a veritable linguistic free-for-all, where grammasites run rampant, plot devices are hawked on the black market, and lousy books-like the one she has taken up residence in-are scrapped for salvage. To make matters worse, a murderer is stalking the personnel of Jurisfiction and it's up to Thursday to save the day. A brilliant feat of literary showmanship filled with wit, fantasy, and effervescent originality, this Ffordian tour de force is the most exciting Thursday Next adventure yet."
  • "Thursday Next definitely needs some downtime. After two rollicking New York Times-bestselling adventures through the Western literary canon, Britain's Prose Resource Operative was literally and literaturally at her wit's end -- not to mention pregnant. So what could be more welcome than a restful stint in the Character Exchange Program down in the hidden depths of the Well of Lost Plots? But a vacation remains elusive. In no time, Thursday discovers that the Well of Lost Plots is a veritable linguistic free-for-all where grammasites run rampant, plot devices are hawked on the black market and lousy books (like the one she has taken up residence in) are scrapped for salvage. To top it off, a murderer is stalking Jurisfiction personnel and nobody is safe, least of all Thursday herself. Once again, it's up to the ever-resourceful gal detective to track down the killer, save her pulp novel-slash-temporary abode from being chucked into the Text Sea, and get back to her "real" life with her body (and memory, if it's not too much to ask) intact. Jasper Fforde has done it again in this absolutely brilliant feat of literary showmanship. When it comes to sheer wit, literate fantasy and effervescent originality, nothing can touch this new Ffordian tour de force."
  • "Exhausted by her stint as Miss Havisham's apprentice at Jurisfiction, Thursday Next is delighted by a respite in the Character Exchange Program in the Well of Lost Plots, a place filled with linguistic chaos, lousy books, and a murderer."@en
  • "Something is rotten in the state of Jurisfiction. Perkins is "accidentally" eaten by the minotaur and Snell succombs to the Mispeling Vyrus. As a shadow looms of popular fiction, Thursday Next, literary detective, must keep her wits about her and discover what is going on."

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Detective and mystery stories"
  • "Detective and mystery stories"@en
  • "Humorous fiction"
  • "Fantasy fiction"
  • "Fantasy fiction"@en
  • "Time travel"@en
  • "Fantastische Literatur"
  • "Online-Publikation"
  • "Mystery fiction"
  • "Mystery fiction"@en
  • "Large type books"@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"

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  • "The well of lost plots : a novel"@en
  • "The well of lost plots : a novel"
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  • "The well of lost plots a novel"
  • "The Well of Lost Plots A Thursday Next Novel"@en
  • "Il pozzo delle trame perdute"
  • "Il pozzo delle trame perdute"@it
  • "The well of lost plots : a Thursday Next novel"@en
  • "The Well of lost plots"
  • "The well of lost plots Thursday Next"@en
  • "Im Brunnen der Manuskripte : Roman ; [neue Abenteuer mit Thursday Next]"
  • "Im Brunnen der Manuskripte : Roman"
  • "The Well of Lost Plots"
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  • "The Well of Lost Plots"@en
  • "The well of lost plots a Thursday Next novel"@en
  • "Im Brunnen der Manuskripte Roman"
  • "Thursday next in the well of lost plots : a novel"
  • "Le puits des histoires perdues"
  • "El Pozo de las tramas perdidas"
  • "Thursday Next in The well of lost plots : a novel"
  • "Thursday Next in The well of lost plots : a novel"@en
  • "El pozo de las tramas perdidas"@es
  • "The well of lost plots : Thursday next, #3"@en

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