Thursday Next in First Among Sequels: A Novel Characters

Jasper Fforde
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Thursday Next

The heroine of the novel, Thursday Next is a literary detective for Jurisfiction, the police of fiction in the BookWorld. Formerly a government agent in the real world, Thursday Next has continued her work freelance. She owns a carpeting store in Swindon, but it is a front for ex-operatives to continue their work, capturing exotic creatures and protecting the real world from villains of fiction who have escaped their books. Thursday Next has a strong relationship with her husband Landen, a writer, but has been lying to him for fourteen years about her special ops work in BookWorld. In a previous book, Thursday promised Landen that she would quit the dangerous business and settle down. Thursday is the daughter of a ChronoGuard rebel, who was forced out of existence for rebelling against the system of controlled history. Her uncle, now dead, was an inventor who made travel...

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