VJ Books Presents Author Jasper Fforde!
Jasper Fforde spent twenty years in the film business before debuting on the New York Time Bestseller list with 'The Eyre Affair' in 2001. His 14th novel, 'Early Riser', will be published in the UK in 2018.
Fforde's writing is an eclectic mix of genres, which might be described as a joyful blend of Comedy-SF-thriller-Crime-Satire. He freely admits that he fascinated not just by books themselves, but by the way we read and what we read, and his reinvigoration of tired genres have won him many enthusiastic supporters across the world.
Amongst Fforde's output are police procedurals featuring nursery rhyme characters; a series for Young Adults about Magic and Dragons set in a shabby world of failing magical powers, and 'Shades of Grey' a post-apocalyptic dystopia set three world orders into the future, where social hierarchy is based on the colours you can see. His next book, 'Early Riser', will be published in the UK in 2018.
Fforde failed his Welsh Nationality Test by erroneously identifying Gavin Henson as a TV chef, but continues to live and work in his adopted nation despite this setback. He has a Welsh wife, two welsh daughters and a welsh dog.
Jasper Fforde - One of Our Thursdays is Missing
Jasper Fforde Bibliography
Thursday Next Series
The Eyre Affair - 2001
- Lost in a Good Book - 2002
- The Well of Lost Plots - 2003
- Something Rotten - 2004
- First Among Sequels - 2007
- One of our Thursdays is Missing - 2011
- The Woman Who Died a Lot - 2012
Nursery Crime Division Series
- The Big Over Easy - 2005
- The Fourth Bear - 2006
Shades of Grey Series
- Shades of Grey (Shades of Grey 1: The Road to High Saffron) - 2009
- Shades of Grey prequel: 7 Things To Do Before You Die in Talgarth - 2016
The Dragonslayer Series
- The Last Dragonslayer - 2010
- The Song of the Quarkbeast - 2011
- The Last Dragonslayer III: The Eye of Zoltar - 2014
- The Last Dragonslayer IV: Humans V. Trolls - 2016
Stand Alone Novels
- Early Riser - August 2018 (US February 2019)
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