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This section was of an abandoned plot thread that added nothing. First, the Almighty has finally revealed His presence and resigns Himself to the destruction of wayward mankind on a regular basis. This man can see into your soul, and the cures he prescribes don’t come from the pharmacy.

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We need to use cookies to do this. The plot was much more coherent, and involved other characters this time. Other books in the series.

This installment also felt more like sf than literary fantasy; and a lot aho like a kind of stopgap between the frantic adventures of the last one and the no doubt frantic adventures of the upcoming Whl Matter exploration.

Thank you, I’ve been tremendously good company to myself.

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I think they are. Fforde needs to reboot, dial back the craziness, and concentrate on something that has been missing from his last three Next books: If you’ve not experienced Fforde’s unique humour before, then check the Thursday Next series out. The return of old characters YAY! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Woman Who Died a Lot: It doesn’t sound like there will be much BookJumping in this one either, but I can always hope!


I could all be made up. Hilly is a member of the Blyton Fundamentalists interested in turning back to the original Enid Blyton stories which kept women in the kitchen and the nursery. The interesting part about writing this book was that there was a lot to work with. Seventh in the Tuesday Next fantasy series about a secret agent-type librarian willing to take on megalithic corporations intent on ruling the world through books.

She’s a mindworm and Thursday never remembers, until now.

The Woman Who Died A Lot: A Thursday Next Novel

Thursday Next is not her usual, gun-slinging, hardcore self. Don’t mess with librarians.

You used to encounter dozens of characters each book, but since many of them were ripped loot classic literature or stereotypical genre works, it was easy to keep track of them. This was over about five months, and I think it rattled it out so fast because I had a pressing deadline, having already written a Dragonslayer book that year. Often I work hard to writewords, then work equally hard trying to lose 40, of them.

Just clink on the links to whisk you off to a world of confusion and wonder, or just read from top to bottom – it’s all on one page. The plot is no more insane than usual and no less so! As the new Chief Uasper faces one-hundred-percent budget cuts and the ever-evil Jack Schitt, the Next children face their own career hiccups—and possible nonexistence.


Apr 19, Chris rated it it was ok. Brimming with tension, secrets, and betrayal, brilliantly evoking an America of small towns and remote landscapes, of the abandoned, the derelict and the desperate, this is a novel so chillingly suspenseful and a story so full of twists and turns that you simply cannot stop reading.

He was Critically Endangered, too.

I have no idea how Fforde keeps this stuff straight. There were some interesting time travel ideas in here, some good concepts, and the return of some of the classic Thursday Next villains.

Some cracking stories in the Old Testament, to be honest, even if some of them have some oddly pernicious outcomes due to narrow agenda-led interpretations. Erase them and they’ve gone for ever. And that is why they sometimes choose to change the endings. Not a Member Yet?