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Jasper Fforde

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Jasper Fforde (born 11 January 1961) is a British novelist. [1]

44 relations: Allusion, Alternate history, Bank holiday, Bank of England, Banknotes of the pound sterling, Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, Comic fantasy, Commonwealth Skyranger, Dartington Hall, Debut novel, E. D. Morel, Entrapment (film), Fantasy literature, First Among Sequels, Focus puller, Ford Fiesta, GoldenEye, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Józef Retinger, John Fforde, Lewis Frumkes, London, Lost in a Good Book, Metafiction, One of Our Thursdays is Missing, Parody, Postmodern literature, Quills, Richard III (play), Shades of Grey, Something Rotten, Swindon, Texas Book Festival, The Big Issue, The Big Over Easy, The Eyre Affair, The Fourth Bear, The Guardian, The Last Dragonslayer, The Song of the Quarkbeast, The Trial (1993 film), The Well of Lost Plots, The Woman Who Died a Lot, Thursday Next.


Allusion is a figure of speech, in which one refers covertly or indirectly to an object or circumstance from an external context.

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Alternate history

Alternate history or alternative history (Commonwealth English), sometimes abbreviated as AH, is a genre of fiction consisting of stories in which one or more historical events occur differently.

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Bank holiday

A bank holiday is a public holiday in the United Kingdom, some Commonwealth countries, Hong Kong and the Republic of Ireland.

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Bank of England

The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.

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Banknotes of the pound sterling

Sterling banknotes are the banknotes in circulation in the United Kingdom and its related territories, denominated in pounds sterling (symbol: £; ISO 4217 currency code GBP). Sterling banknotes are official currency in the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, British Antarctic Territory, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and Tristan da Cunha in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.

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Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize is the United Kingdom's only literary award for comic literature.

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Comic fantasy

Comic fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy that is primarily humorous in intent and tone.

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Commonwealth Skyranger

The Commonwealth Skyranger, earlier produced as the Rearwin Skyranger, was the last design of Rearwin Aircraft.

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Dartington Hall

Dartington Hall in Dartington, near Totnes, Devon, England, is a country estate that is the headquarters of the Dartington Hall Trust, a charity specialising in the arts, social justice and sustainability.

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Debut novel

A debut novel is the first novel a novelist publishes.

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E. D. Morel

Edmund Dene Morel (born Georges Eduard Pierre Achille Morel de Ville; 10 July 1873 – 12 November 1924) was a British journalist, author, pacifist, and politician.

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Entrapment (film)

Entrapment is a 1999 American caper film directed by Jon Amiel and written by Ronald Bass.

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Fantasy literature

Fantasy literature is literature set in an imaginary universe, often but not always without any locations, events, or people from the real world.

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First Among Sequels

First Among Sequels is an alternate history, comic fantasy novel by the British author Jasper Fforde.

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Focus puller

A focus puller, or 1st assistant camera, is a member of a film crew's camera department whose primary responsibility is to maintain image sharpness on whatever subject or action is being filmed.

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Ford Fiesta

The Ford Fiesta is a supermini marketed by Ford since 1976 over seven generations and manufactured globally, including in Europe, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, China, India, Thailand, and South Africa.

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GoldenEye is a 1995 British spy film, the seventeenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

"Goldilocks and the Three Bears" (originally titled "The Story of the Three Bears") is a 19th-century fairy tale of which three versions exist.

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Józef Retinger

Józef Hieronim Retinger (17 April 188812 June 1960) was a Polish political adviser.

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John Fforde

John Standish Fforde (16 November 1921 – 10 April 2000) was a British economist who was active in the Bank of England between 1957 and 1984.

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Lewis Frumkes

Lewis Frumkes is an American educator, humorist and writer.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Lost in a Good Book

Lost in a Good Book is an alternative history fantasy novel by Jasper Fforde.

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Metafiction is a form of literature that emphasizes its own constructedness in a way that continually reminds the reader to be aware that they are reading or viewing a fictional work.

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One of Our Thursdays is Missing

One of our Thursdays is Missing is the sixth Thursday Next book, by the British author Jasper Fforde.

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A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.

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Postmodern literature

Postmodern literature is literature characterized by reliance on narrative techniques such as fragmentation, paradox, and the unreliable narrator; and is often (though not exclusively) defined as a style or a trend which emerged in the post–World War II era.

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Quills is a 2000 American-British-German period film directed by Philip Kaufman and adapted from the Obie award-winning play by Doug Wright, who also wrote the original screenplay.

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Richard III (play)

Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written around 1593.

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Shades of Grey

Shades of Grey: The Road to High Saffron (2012, simply titled Shades of Grey originally) is a dystopian novel, the first in the Shades of Grey series by novelist Jasper Fforde.

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Something Rotten

Something Rotten is the fourth book in the Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde.

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Swindon is a large town in Wiltshire, South West England, between Bristol, to the west, and Reading, the same distance east.

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Texas Book Festival

The Texas Book Festival is a free annual book fair held in Austin, Texas.

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The Big Issue

The Big Issue is a street newspaper founded by John Bird and Gordon Roddick in September 1991 and published in four continents.

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The Big Over Easy

The Big Over Easy is a novel written by Jasper Fforde and published in 2005.

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The Eyre Affair

The Eyre Affair is the debut novel by English author Jasper Fforde, published by Hodder and Stoughton in 2001.

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The Fourth Bear

The Fourth Bear is a mystery/fantasy novel by Jasper Fforde published in July 2006.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Last Dragonslayer

The Last Dragonslayer is a fantasy novel by Jasper Fforde.

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The Song of the Quarkbeast

The Song of the Quarkbeast is the second book in the Dragonslayer trilogy by Jasper Fforde.

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The Trial (1993 film)

The Trial is a 1993 film made by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) based on Harold Pinter's screenplay adaptation of Franz Kafka's 1925 novel The Trial.

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The Well of Lost Plots

The Well of Lost Plots is a novel by Jasper Fforde, published in 2003.

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The Woman Who Died a Lot

The Woman Who Died A Lot is the seventh Thursday Next book, by the British author Jasper Fforde.

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Thursday Next

Thursday Next is the protagonist in a series of comic fantasy, alternate history mystery novels by the British author Jasper Fforde.

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