The Well of Lost Plots The Well of Lost Plots
Book 3 - A Thursday Next Novel

The Well of Lost Plots

A Thursday Next Novel

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Publisher Description

The third novel in the New York Times bestselling Thursday Next series is “great fun—especially for those with a literary turn of mind and a taste for offbeat comedy” (The Washington Post Book World).

“Delightful . . . the well of Fforde’s imagination is bottomless.”—People

“Fforde creates a literary reality that is somewhere amid a triangulation of Douglas Adams, Monty Python, and Miss Marple.”—The Denver Post
 
With the 923rd Annual Bookworld Awards just around the corner and an unknown villain wreaking havoc in Jurisfiction, what could possibly be next for Detective Thursday Next?
 
Protecting the world’s greatest literature—not to mention keeping up with Miss Havisham—is tiring work for an expectant mother. And Thursday can definitely use a respite. So what better hideaway than inside the unread and unreadable Caversham Heights, a cliché-ridden pulp mystery in the hidden depths of the Well of Lost Plots, where all unpublished books reside?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 itself is a veritable linguistic free-for-all, where grammasites run rampant, plot devices are hawked on the black market, and lousy books—like Caversham Heights—are scrapped for salvage. To top it off, a murderer is stalking Jurisfiction personnel and nobody is safe—least of all Thursday.
 
Don’t miss any of Jasper Fforde’s delightfully entertaining Thursday Next novels:
THE EYRE AFFAIR • LOST IN A GOOD BOOK • THE WELL OF LOST PLOTS • SOMETHING ROTTEN • FIRST AMONG SEQUELS • ONE OF OUR THURSDAYS IS MISSING • THE WOMAN WHO DIED A LOT

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2004
February 23
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
400
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.5
MB

Customer Reviews

Monsterman247453 ,

Well...

This is my favorite of the Thusday Next series (and I love them all). I think of it a brain candy for anyone who enjoys words.

Dr. Caterwaul ,

The Well of Lost Plots

It is curious that this novel references and plays with so many well known works and yet is totally original. It's the most fun I've had with a book in decades. It's incredibly clever. The last time I was this impressed, I was reading the Alice books for the first time. Constant smiles, so many jolts of recognition for clever wording and details; I couldn't put it down, even though I'm right in the middle of spring cleaning. Ha!

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