Jasper Fforde Comes to Third Place Books

Personally, I tihnk the Jasper Fforde books defy a standard classification. There are the nursery crime books, the first focusing on who pushed Humpty Dumpty off of that wall, and the second on Goldilocks and those bears. Then there are the Thursday Next books, which are” literary detective” novels complete with the ability for the lead character to jump in and out of works of fiction. Strictly, the are fantasy, but really, they are so much more.

Mr. Fforde has a new book out, Shades of Grey, and he’s coming to Third Place Books tonight at 6:30 for a reading and talk. If you’ve never been to Third Place Books (either Lake Forest Park or Ravenna), you’re missing out. They have a fantastic selection and are really a neighborhood hangout location. Shop local and show your support for your local booksellers.

Third Place Books
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155

3 Comments so far

  1. Zee Grega (zeegrega) on January 8th, 2010 @ 4:14 pm

    OMG, I am CRUSHED that I can’t make this. CRUSHED. I hope that someone who does go will post all about it. Fforde is an excellent writer and I can’t imagine that this appearance will be anything less than a fantastic good time.


  2. Patricia Eddy (patriciaeddy) on January 8th, 2010 @ 4:15 pm

    We’re going. I’ll try to write something up on it.


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