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Download Something Rotten: A Thursday Next Novel Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Something Rotten: A Thursday Next Novel (Unabridged) Audiobook, by Jasper Fforde
4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5 4.30 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jasper Fforde Narrator: Emily Gray Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2004 ISBN:
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Jasper Fforde's time-traveling and fiction-jumping detective Thursday Next is an international hit with fans and critics. Beginning with The Eyre Affair, a Book Sense Top 76 Pick, Thursday's adventures have all cracked The New York Times best seller list.

After spending her time chasing a stray Minotaur into pulp Westerns, filling in for Joan of Arc, and raising her infant son, Friday, Thursday needs a break in the real world. But her return to Swindon is far from relaxing. Rogue fictioneer Yorrick Kaine and the evil multinational Goliath Corporation are trying to rule the world, and a deadly assassin called the Windowmaker is tracking Thursday's every move. To top it all off, her husband is still missing after being eradicated from the timestream before they met.

Fans of Douglas Adams and Monty Python won't want to miss this charming detective adventure sure to tickle the funny bone and stimulate the literary mind.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jill | 5/14/2011

    " i so love this series - you have to have read a lot of classic literature to get some of the jokes, but it has such speed and with "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Erin | 4/29/2011

    " I love this series. It is so interesting. He does such a good job of creating a believable alternate world. so fun! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Brendan | 4/10/2011

    " Liked it, but never quite got into Fforde's world. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Helen | 3/31/2011

    " 20 years of gingham and 10 dull books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenfasy | 3/29/2011

    " fabulous wit and satire abound once again in fforde's writing. i can't seem to get enough of his characters and intriguing plot devices. loved this thursday next novel. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nikki | 3/19/2011

    " Really good book....made me frustrated and wondering how things would turn out and made me almost cry. Such a good series...each one is amazing can't wait to read the next one :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Glynis | 3/11/2011

    " Another great book in the Thursday Next series! I laugh out loud at some of the situations in these books! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Davis | 3/8/2011

    " Not really a review, just an observation. These books are the only ones where I'll read the publishing credits as well. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dolores | 3/5/2011

    " The fourth in the Thursday Next series. Our heroine leaves her post as Head of Jurisfiction in BookWorld and returns to her job as Literary Detective in the real world. She battles the Goliath Corporation while raising her 2-year-old son who speaks only in "Lorem Ipsum". Delightful. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diana | 2/14/2011

    " Thursday Next rettet die Welt - ich liebe es! "

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About the Author
Author Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde traded a varied career in the film industry for staring vacantly out the window and arranging words on a page. He is the author of the Nursery Crime and Thursday Next series.

About the Narrator

Emily Gray grew up in a military family and started audiobook narration in 2001. She has been heard bringing to life the adventures of Becky Bloomwood in Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholic series. Emily and her husband started the Classics Acting Company in Dallas where she has appeared in The Cherry Orchard. She is the winner of three AudioFile Earphones Awards.