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He worked for many years in the film industry as a camera technician. He was raised in England, he lives & works in Wales. (Publisher Provided) Author Jasper Fforde was born on January 11, 1961 in London, England. He spent numerous years as a focus puller in the film industry, where he worked on films such as Quills, Golden Eye, and Entrapment. His first novel, The Eyre Affair, was published in 2001. He is the author of the Thursday Next, Nursery Crime and Dragonslayer series and the novel Shades of Gray. In 2004, he won the Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction for The Well of Lost Plots. In 2013, his title The Last Dragonslayer made The New York Times best seller list. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Eyre Affair 14,711 copies, 580 reviews
Lost in a Good Book 8,799 copies, 233 reviews
The Well of Lost Plots 7,631 copies, 178 reviews
Something Rotten 6,623 copies, 141 reviews
The Big Over Easy 5,520 copies, 179 reviews
First Among Sequels 4,791 copies, 163 reviews
The Fourth Bear 3,929 copies, 114 reviews
One of Our Thursdays Is Missing 2,218 copies, 117 reviews
The Last Dragonslayer 2,037 copies, 134 reviews
The Woman Who Died A Lot 1,579 copies, 93 reviews
Early Riser 921 copies, 52 reviews
The Song of the Quarkbeast 871 copies, 61 reviews
The Eye of Zoltar 527 copies, 40 reviews
The Constant Rabbit 395 copies, 27 reviews
Voices from the Past (Contributor) 17 copies, 1 review
The Last Dragonslayer [2016 film] (Original book) 2 copies

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