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Time travelling in literature and history – Jasper Fforde and Jodi Taylor with moderator Hazel Cushion (Accent Press)

03 Feb

Something for your diaries..

Llandeilo Litfest

Saturday April 29theyre-affairat 7pm
at the Angel Inn

One of the highlights of the Hwyl Llandeilo Lit Fest is a joint session between Jasper Fforde and Jodi Taylor, with Hazel Cushion from Accent Press as moderator.

Jasper Fforde‘s first novel, The Eyre Affair, was published in 2001. Fforde is mainly known for his Thursday Next novels, although he has written two books in the loosely connected Nursery Crime series and has begun two more independent series, The Last Dragonslayer and Shades of Grey.

Fforde’s books are noted for their profusion of literary allusions and wordplay, tightly scripted plots, and playfulness with the conventions of traditional genres. His works usually contain elements of metafiction, parody, and fantasy.

Thursday Next is a detective who works for Jurisfiction, the policing agency that works inside fiction. The books are set in an odd alternative world, and blends SF, Fantasy, Literature, Horror…

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