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The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde1
Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde2
The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde3
Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde4
First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde5
One of Our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde6
The Woman Who Died A Lot by Jasper Fforde7
The Thursday Next Chronicles I - IiiOmnibus 1-3
The Thursday Next Chronicles I-III by Jasper FfordeOmnibus 1-3
The Thursday Next Chronicles I-IV by Jasper FfordeBox Set 1-4
The Thursday Next Chronicles I-V by Jasper FfordeOmnibus 1-5

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The fabulous adventures of intrepid literary detective Thursday Next, solving mysteries in an alternate Britain circa 1985.

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