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Thursday Next in Something Rotten: A Novel Characters

Jasper Fforde
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Thursday Next

Thursday Next is the protagonist in the story. She has arrived home from her assignments in Book World, where fiction is like real life. Her job is to keep the stories straight. What she finds in Swindon is a dictator from fiction, a giant corporation trying to take over the world, an assassin attempting to shoot her, her formerly eradicated husband and the responsibility to save the world by making the Swindon Mallets win the SuperHoop championship.

Thursday is a heroic character who has strength, honesty and a sense of duty. She fights against the odds but also has important allies. Among them are the neanderthals who help her win the SuperHoop game. They admire her because she does not behave like most humans, which they consider too dishonest with others and themselves. Her narrative voice is the vehicle for much of the humor in the story...

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