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Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Brian Doyle: IMG The Rude Burl of Our Masks

One day when I was 12 years old and setting off on my newspaper route after school my mom said will you stop at the doctor's and pick up something... Continue »
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The Woman Who Died a Lot: A Thursday Next Novel by Jasper Fforde
The Woman Who Died a Lot: A Thursday Next Novel

Kyrie, January 9, 2013

Jasper Fforde is a man who crafts not only a book, but an entirely new universe when he creates fiction. While the world depicted in this book, is not ours, it is still as vibrant. During a discussion with my brother about the book we tried explaining the plot to a group over dinner, but we couldn't quite decide which was the main plotline. Was it God deciding to smite Swindon? Was it Friday becoming a murderer? No, rather it was Thursday getting a job as a librarian and biting off more than she anticipated.

But as the way things go around Thursday, they often fall into a pathway seemingly to destruction. The question is, do they make it all the way there? Guess you'll have to read it then.
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