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Thursday Next in Something Rotten: A Novel - Chapter 3, Evade the Question Time; Chapter 4, A Town Like Swindon Summary & Analysis

Jasper Fforde
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Chapter 3, Evade the Question Time; Chapter 4, A Town Like Swindon Summary

In Chapter 3, Thursday and Joffy join the live audience at the political show, Evade the Question Time. The two guests are Yorrick Kaine, who is the chancellor but openly wants to be a dictator, and Redmond van de Poste of the Commonsense Party. Thursday learned earlier that President Formby opposes Kaine and will keep him from becoming dictator as long as Formby is alive. However, he is in his eighties and not expected to live much longer.

The political show becomes a sham as the moderator clearly favors Kaine over Poste. Thursday, not believing how much garbage the audience is sucking up, decides that she should take Kaine to Book World and deposit him in an unpublished story's prison. She attempts to do this by...

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