Thursday Next in Lost in a Good Book: A Novel Themes

Jasper Fforde
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Fantasy

Fantasy is a dominant theme of the book. Lost in a Good Book has many characters that are from Great Fiction such as Miss Havisham who is from Charles Dickens book, Great Expectations. People are able to enter novels and change the events that occur as Thursday Next did with Jane Eyre. When she killed Acheron Hades, she changed the outcome of the novel. For this, she faced charges before a judge in Jurisfiction. The judge came from Kafka's 'The Trial.' The world of Jurisfiction contains the Great Library that contains every book ever written and every book that will be written. The characters use the library to travel through novels. There are a whole host of crimes that apply to literature such as interlopers. These are people like Thursday, Uncle Mycroft, and Jack Schitt who enter a work of fiction. Uncle Mycroft invented a prose portal...

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