Fofo’s CBRIII Review #29 – The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

Target: Jasper Fforde’s The Eyre Affair

Profile: Speculative Fiction, Series, Detective Novel

YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK.  I don’t care if you end up not liking it or if you think I’m a crazy person.  The Eyre Affair is worth the read.  As a piece of fiction, it has some flaws and could certainly benefit from a stronger overall focus.  But page for page, this is the most blisteringly original novels that isn’t in the deep end of the Sci-Fi pool.  Jasper Fforde’s remarkable version of 1985’s England is worthy of note by itself, but it’s the whole package that makes The Eyre Affair an absolute must-read.

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