The Eyre Affair

Author: Jasper Fforde
Series: Thursday Next, Book 1
Paperback: 373 pages
ISBN: 034073356X
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In an alternative reality it is 1985 and literary detective Thursday Next has to save Jane Eyre. Criminal mastermind Acheron Hades, has kidnapped Jane Eyre from within the pages of her novel and is threatening to destroy one of the country's best loved books. Thursday must attempt to repair the damage before it's too late as well as looking after her pet dodo, trying to end the Crimean war and finding a husband. Will literature ever be the same again?