Book Discussion: Eyre Affair

October 28 2013

Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. at Le Paradis bakery (D St. and Mission)

November 5th

Eyre Affair by Jaspar Fforde

In an alternate Great Britain, circa 1985, when time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodos are the resurrected pet of choice), and literature is taken very, very seriously: it’s a bibliophile’s dream. England is a virtual police state where an aunt can get lost (literally) in a Wordsworth poem and forging Byronic verse is a punishable offense. All this is business as usual for Thursday Next, renowned Special Operative in literary detection. But when someone begins kidnapping characters from works of literature and plucks Jane Eyre from the pages of Brontë’s nov

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