Full of Fforde s cracking wordplay and playful literary references...One of Our Thursdays is Missing adds a fresh dimension to a highly idiosyncratic series. Clever and funny, with a complex mystery. - The Daily Telegraph It's a wild and inventive comic fantasy series - sort of Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll - that deserves its vast popularity. - The Age Fforde is the Douglas Adams of his generation, and the fertile lunacy of his literary comedy remains undiminished. - Fforde is the Douglas Adams of his generation, and the fertile lunacy of his literary comedy remains undiminished. The Saturday Age'The text, peppered with erudite literary allusions, lively dialogue and puns. like "the Toilet Humour Society meet at the Inn Uendo to pass motions at the bar, delivers a fantastic adventure "of a woman trying to find herself ' that will appeal to more than just Fforde's legions of fans. - The Canberra Times Always entertaining, Fforde displays an enviable knowledge of the classics, writes extremely well, makes the ridiculous look normal and takes the impossible into the realms of the possible. - Herald Sun'Fforde's books are more than just an ingenious idea. They are written with buoyant zest and are tautly plotted. They have empathetic heroes and heroines who nearly make terrible mistakes and suitably dastardly villains who do. They also have more twists and turns than Christie, and are embellished with the rich details of Dickens or Pratchett' - IndependentA riot of puns, in-jokes and literary allusions that Fforde carries off with aplomb - Daily Mail'Fans of the late Douglas Adams, or, even, Monty Python, will feel at home with Fforde' - Herald
Thursday Next returns in her sixth inventive, funny and fantastical adventure - a Number One bestseller.