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Thursday Next in Something Rotten: A Novel - Chapter 1, A Cretan Minotaur in Nebraska; Chapter 2, No Place Like Home Summary & Analysis

Jasper Fforde
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Chapter 1, A Cretan Minotaur in Nebraska; Chapter 2, No Place Like Home Summary

Thursday Next, the main character and narrator of the story, searches for an escaped Minotaur in Nebraska. The Minotaur had come from its genre story and has hidden in a pulp fiction western. The world in which Thursday works is a land of fiction known as Book World, and she serves as a Prose Resource Operative within the policing agency, Jurisfiction, and for Text Grand Central, the intelligence-gathering branch. Her mission is to bring the Minotaur out of the frontier town of Providence. Accompanying her is Commander Bradshaw and his rifle that shoots eraser bullets, capable of reducing any character they encounter to a pile of disjointed letters.

Thursday and Bradshaw walk into Providence in clothing that is not appropriate for the western...

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