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First Among Sequels

(2007)
(The fifth book in the Thursday Next series)
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Fourteen years after Thursday Next pegged out at Superhoop '88, her Jurisfiction job has been downgraded due to a potential conflict of interest, since her previous adventures are now themselves in print. Thursday's time is spent worrying about her teenage son Friday and tutoring new recruits. This being fiction, however, jeopardy is never far away. Sherlock Holmes is killed at the Rheinbach falls and his series is stopped in its tracks. Before this can be righted, Miss Marple dies in a narratively inexplicable car accident, bringing her series also to a close. Thursday, receiving a death-threat clearly intended for her written self, realises what is going on - there is a serial killer is loose in the Bookworld. Meanwhile, Goliath have perfected a 22-seater Prose Portal Luxury Coach, and plan on taking literary tourists on a holiday to the works of Jane Austen. Thursday alone realises the true intent of Goliath's unwanted incursions into fiction, but she can't fight all these battles on her own. She must team up with the one person she really can't get along with - the written Thursday Next, currently starring in The Great Samuel Pepys Fiasco. But it's no time to be picky...

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Hardback Editions

November 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: First Among Sequels (Thursday Next, Book 5)
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-7862-9843-X / 978-0-7862-9843-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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July 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Thursday Next: First Among Sequels
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-670-03871-7 / 978-0-670-03871-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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July 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-83574-5 / 978-0-340-83574-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-83575-3 / 978-0-340-83575-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2007 : UK Hardback

Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-96144-9 / 978-0-340-96144-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2007 : UK Hardback

Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-96146-5 / 978-0-340-96146-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

July 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Thursday Next: First Among Sequels (Thursday Next Novels (Penguin Books))
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-14-311356-9 / 978-0-14-311356-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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July 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-75202-5 / 978-0-340-75202-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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July 2008 : UK Paperback

Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-98085-0 / 978-0-340-98085-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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July 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: First Among Sequels
Author(s): Fforde Jasper
ISBN: 1-4447-8430-7 / 978-1-4447-8430-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder
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June 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-83984-8 / 978-0-340-83984-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-340-75201-7 / 978-0-340-75201-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 0-7394-9252-7 / 978-0-7394-9252-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Press
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Audio Editions

January 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next, Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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January 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next, Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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January 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next, Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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October 2007 : UK Audio CD

Title: First Among Sequels
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 1-84456-144-5 / 978-1-84456-144-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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August 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: First Among Sequels: A Thursday Next Novel
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2007 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: First Among Sequels: A Thursday Next Novel
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Recorded Books
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July 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: First Among Sequels (Thursday Next Novels (Audio))
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 1-4281-5664-X / 978-1-4281-5664-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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July 2007 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: First Among Sequels (Thursday Next Novels)
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 1-4281-5665-8 / 978-1-4281-5665-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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1831 : USA Audio CD
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Title: First Among Sequels (Thursday Next Novels)
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
ISBN: 1-4281-5667-4 / 978-1-4281-5667-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2008 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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September 2008 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: First Among Sequels: Thursday Next Book 5 (The Thursday next series)
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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July 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Thursday Next: First Among Sequels: A Thursday Next Novel
Author(s): Jasper Fforde
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon