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The Eyre Affair: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

Jasper Fforde
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Bookworms

Uncle Mycroft invents worms that feed off of words. These bookworms are essential in the operation of Mycroft's Prose Portal.

Prose Portal

Uncle Mycroft invented the Prose Portal, a book that opens a door that allows a person to enter a literary work. Uncle Mycroft uses this to send his wife, Polly, into a Wordsworth poem where she becomes trapped when Mycroft is kidnapped by Hades and unable to help Polly return to reality.

Plasma Rifle

The Goliath Corporation has developed a plasma rifle it claims is more powerful than any weapon known to man and will change the tide of the Crimea War. However, these weapons do not work and Schitt hopes to enter a book about plasma rifles in order to extract a working version of the weapon.

356 Speedster

Thursday buys a 356 Speedster after experiencing a visit from herself driving the same exact car.

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